LCBO Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2020

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3.5
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LCBO President and CEO Dr. George Soleas M.Sc., PhD  (no image)
Dr. George Soleas M.Sc., PhD
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay when you become full time(in 24 reviews)

  • "About the best work life balance you can find on the market as an Accountant(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "almost impossible to get hired on part-time after your employment period ends(in 23 reviews)

  • "Hours are determined based on seniority, so there is no guarantee(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good Pay and Benefits"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Oshawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LCBO full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    No cons at this time

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  2. "dependent on location"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at LCBO part-time

    Pros

    unionized, reasonable starting wage, and good training

    Cons

    inconsistent hours and poor management at my location


  3. "Great environment to grow and learn especially as a co-op student"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at LCBO full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    High pay, working in an environment that will rocket your growth

    Cons

    You're located in Waterloo, less attractive than Toronto

  4. "AMAZING job!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LCBO part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Learn a lot, people are kind and management cares!

    Cons

    Have to work through holidays

  5. "Great company, lots of potential"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LCBO full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Stable company backed by government - Growth and desire to change is nice - Great benefits and compensation

    Cons

    - Significant red tape and politics - Decision making only happens by a select few - Change resistors are plenty as they are counting the days until retirement

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  6. "Great Part Time Job"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LCBO part-time

    Pros

    given many hours environment coworkers customer interaction management

    Cons

    not very flexible hours customers complaints time

  7. "I consider myself to be an optimist at work and I appreciate being able to work to the fullest."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Stocker in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LCBO part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I want to learn and grow as a person.

    Cons

    I look forward to working and being productive.

  8. "Boring, repetitive job"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSR-1 in Oshawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at LCBO part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pays well after you’ve been there a while

    Cons

    No set hours No benefits until you have been there 5 years and then you have to requalify every year

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  9. "Life at LCBO"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Management 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LCBO full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    limited roles that you can advance in

    Cons

    heavy government process and red tape slows down progress

  10. "Good if you're in it for the long haul"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Niagara Falls, ON

    I worked at LCBO part-time

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, easy work, pay was good for what it was

    Cons

    Inconsistent hours due to unionization

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