City of Vancouver, Canada Reviews

Updated Mar 1, 2021

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City of Vancouver, Canada Mayor Gregor Robertson
Gregor Robertson
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  • "Long commute time and constantly lookinf for part-time work(in 6 reviews)

  • "No benefits for auxillary workers(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "great company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Analyst in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    challenging work and the people are great

    Cons

    career advancement is not vey easy

  2. "Chill place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Labourer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time

    Pros

    -Good work/life -Good benefits -Low stress -Good vacation -Stable

    Cons

    -Bureaucracy -Office politics -Bureaucracy -Nothing new -I ain't got much to complain about, it's pretty chill

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  3. "Good place"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Clerk in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for advancement and learning.

    Cons

    lots of competition to get your foot in the door. You will also always need to answer to and interact with the general public - make sure you are ok with that.

  4. "Decent place to work but frustrating to try and apply passion or interest"

    3.0
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    Current Employee - Fitness Attendant in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good job security

    Cons

    Very hard to get anything different or new done, not a supportive workplace if you've had an interpersonal issue

  5. "Clerk III"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerk III in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, opportunities, courses

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

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  6. "Security Guard at COV"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent pension plan, fair pay structure, room for advancement to other departments

    Cons

    Once at top pay scale no further pay raises besides yearly inflation raise, feel like a just a number rather than a valued employee.

  7. "Great place to wrk"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Finance 

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many smart hard working team members. Rewarding job

    Cons

    Complex organization can be difficult to navigate

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  8. "Good work environment"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Case Manager I in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Paid on time, good team environment, training opportunities are provided

    Cons

    Work overload, development opportunities are within departments.

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  9. "great place to work."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time

    Pros

    flex hours generous vacation amazingly complex projects

    Cons

    public sector decision making makes for ponderous committees

  10. "City of Vancouver"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Policy Analyst in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at City of Vancouver, Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and flexible working hours and arrangements

    Cons

    Office politics and interdepartmental squabbling missing sight on the overall aim of public service

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