City of Toronto Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2020

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City of Toronto Mayor John Tory
John Tory
187 Ratings
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  • "Not flexible hours available for part-time(in 17 reviews)

  • "Hard to move up due to seniority(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Good environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Lifeguard 

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    -Fun People -Healthy environment - Learn a lot

    Cons

    - Decent Pay - Hard to move up without lots of hours

  2. "Great Company to work for!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    - Great benefits - Great pay

    Cons

    - Hours based on senority- Takes a while to build up


  3. "Fair Wages, Flexible hours"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Casual (ECE Licensed) in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    -as a casual, hours are very flexible -pay is excellent -unionized position -several locations across Toronto -many "unpaid days off" which can be used for illness, appointments, etc.

    Cons

    -often short notice, on-call work -must be willing to accept any shift fitting in your availability

  4. "Normal gov org"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Development Specialist in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at City of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    work life balance as you can expecte

    Cons

    normal gov org as you can expect

  5. "Review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Learn to Skate Instructor in Toronto, ON

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Very friendly staff and nice environment

    Cons

    can't think of any cons

  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lifeguard 

    I worked at City of Toronto full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent union, high job availability, welcoming environment

    Cons

    Management often puts a higher priority on themselves than the employees. This may be isolated to some specific areas. Also lack of staff puts undue stress on those working

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  7. "Love my co worker"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Gymnatics Coach/Instructor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Pays well Enjoy working with children

    Cons

    No room for full time employment Working on weekends and running from place to place for hours

  8. "Summer Camp Coordinator"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Camp Coordinator in Toronto, ON

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, especially if you're a student looking for a decent salary.

    Cons

    Not a lot of resources to work with.

  9. "great"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounting Clerk in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Toronto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    it is very good place to work, all ok

    Cons

    i did not find any cons

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  10. "good starting job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Toronto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great coworkers, decent pay, good hours

    Cons

    no bonuses, sometimes cheap on employee benefits

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