City of Victoria, BC Reviews

Updated Jan 3, 2021

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City of Victoria, BC Mayor Dean Fortin
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  1. "Great Place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Parks Operator in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    None - it’s a city job

  2. "City of Victoria Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Technologist in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Inclusive colleagues, supportive boss, salary

    Cons

    None yet - so far so good


  3. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Forensic Investigator in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC full-time

    Pros

    cool, laidback, groovy, Excellent, Good!!

    Cons

    parking, homelessness on the streets, lack of nightlife, none!!

  4. "Leadership Restructuring"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC full-time

    Pros

    -Great level of work complexity and diversity -many services provided in-house making for a very broad spectrum of capability

    Cons

    -Restructuring upper levels of leadership - Asset management needs implementation -

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  5. "Secure"

    4.0
    KEY NOT FOUND: reviews.reserve-current - Parking Enforcement Officer in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC

    Pros

    Good, stable employment. Pays reasonably well.

    Cons

    Upper management can be out of touch.

  6. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC full-time

    Pros

    Professional, stable, supportive, engaging, challenging

    Cons

    Can at times feel stale in terms of progression

  7. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Lifeguard 

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is good good good

    Cons

    Funny patrons are sometimes sketch

  8. "Working in the city."

    4.0
    Current Employee - P A in Victoria, BC
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of Victoria, BC part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    treated very well by supervisor

    Cons

    sometimes negative interactions with people

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  9. Helpful (4)

    "Lots of office politics"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Victoria, BC
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of Victoria, BC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Pay Flex Days Excellent Benefits Pension Training Opportunities Lots of paid Sick Time

    Cons

    Toxic Work Environment No opportunity for upward advancement Most management is there for the pension Clueless HR Department

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  10. "Lifeguard/ instructor - Crystal pool"

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

    I worked at City of Victoria, BC part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment, great managers and supervisors, very high standards and good wages

    Cons

    pool is kinda awkward to guard as it has the stupid lowered tots area meaning you really need a guard to sit on the boundary between the tots are and the rest of the pool at all time. Teaching aquafit is a little less than ideal as well just because of the shape of the area available.

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