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City of Toronto Reviews

Updated 10 May, 2018
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  • Hard to move around divisions if you are looking to change or get promoted from within (in 11 reviews)

  • Everything is based on seniority, so no matter how much or how hard you work, you don't advance unless you put in the number of years (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Parks and Rec"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work. Good stability and pay. Friendly staff and working environment. Would definitely recommend as a place of employment.

    Cons

    Don't really have cons of working here. It is an excellent work environment, and I have had nothing but positive experiences in my work history with this organization.


  2. "project co-ordinator landscape architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at City of Toronto (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work and have work life balance

    Cons

    pace of work is different

  3. "Excellent place"

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    Former Employee - Business Development Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Business Development Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High diversity and no discrimination

    Cons

    No known one for now

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  4. "Summer camp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    easy work, fun experience, rewarding if you enjoy working with kids

    Cons

    can be tiring, sometimes you're spoken to in condescending manner by supervisors/parents

    Advice to Management

    have realistic expectations, treat everyone with respect


  5. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Good pay
    - Good people
    - Room to switch departments

    Cons

    - Union
    - Seniority
    - Bad shift availability
    - Hard to transfer


  6. "Decent Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at City of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    - Good benefits
    - Starting salary decent for recent grad

    Cons

    - Office politics
    - Lack of communication between departments
    - No training


  7. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    it was a great job

    Cons

    not enough shifts to go around

    Advice to Management

    don't over hire

  8. "baywatch"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard
    Current Employee - Lifeguard
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Toronto part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very easy. Not too demanding. there is always movement

    Cons

    co-workers can sometimes be clicky, clients are at times not listen to you and you'd have to make a hard decision of having to confront them

    Advice to Management

    depends on the manager, somethings be useful. Just make sure to always follow the rules


  9. "Office Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Toronto full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    No cons, great place to start a career

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!


  10. "Fun Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Lots of sun
    Fun people
    Lots of swimming

    Cons

    None that i can think off


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