Statistics Canada Reviews

Updated Nov 30, 2021

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4.0
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Statistics Canada Chief Statistician Anil Arora
Anil Arora
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible hours, working independently, good compensation(in 35 reviews)

  • "Great work environment, great people, simple work(in 30 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Also the last census they did a lot online which really made it hard when it was being done incorrectly(in 15 reviews)

  • "Most jobs appear in Ottawa Canada(in 9 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Loved it

      Nov 27, 2021 - Census Enumerator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, friendly manager, reimbursed for gas

      Cons

      Rude clients who think the Census is a conspiracy

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great!

      Nov 23, 2021 - Crew Leader Assistant in Surrey, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff and environment. Great!

      Cons

      Very long hours and inconsistent workload

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Review

      Nov 22, 2021 - Enumerator in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours Helpful managers Decent pay Good training

      Cons

      Limited spots for full time permanent positions when you start as an enumerator. Still great for students, first job or temporary job.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      They truly care about their employees

      Nov 30, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work-life balance, very inclusive, lots of opportunity for growth

      Cons

      Slow pace work environment, not offering in person

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Economist

      Nov 9, 2021 - Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work hours, pay and culture

      Cons

      not always busy. Depends on the program you work for

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Enjoyed it

      Nov 3, 2021 - Industry Data Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team environment setting, lots of support on tasks

      Cons

      Contracts are short, difficult to extend

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job

      Oct 22, 2021 - Crew Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging, but very rewarding position.

      Cons

      Lots of confusion this year with Covid. Hard to get Enumerators to be able to complete the job. Public was harder to deal with because of covid.

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Hard work for poor pay

      Nov 5, 2021 - Census Field Enumerator in Surrey, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great learning experience and way to meet fellow community members.

      Cons

      On occasion you could be faced with difficult, disrespectful respondents who chose not to answer door or slam the door, not realizing Enumerators come to help .. not sell.

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Call centre work

      Nov 4, 2021 - Telephone Interviewer in Sturgeon Falls, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work from home Relatively high wage for the work Great health & dental Can leave work at work at the end of day

      Cons

      Have to wait 6mo for benefits. Mundane calling work. Feels like not enough training or support for new employees. Not eligible for most internal federal job postings. Lack of social/colleague/supervisor interaction due to remote work Very rigid clock-in clock-out job format; strict rules for breaks and downtime

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Workplace

      Oct 17, 2021 - Interviewer in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      No pressure at all. Great benefits. Excellent work life balance. Work from home

      Cons

      Salary is not that great

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