York Region Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2021

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York Region Chairman & CEO Wayne Emmerson
Wayne Emmerson
33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Wonderful work environment where you can constantly learn new things and develop skills(in 22 reviews)

  • "Stable employment and good benefits(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Unionized positions make it difficult to get a permanent position due to preference for seniority over fit(in 5 reviews)

  • "Red Tape prevents a lot of innovation(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great benefits

      Mar 14, 2021 - Senior Planner in Newmarket, ON
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      Pros

      Great benefits and pay with diverse departments to work with

      Cons

      Difficult to move up in position

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great employer

      Apr 16, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Maple, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great pay, benefits, secure employment

      Cons

      Not a lot of employee appreciation

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      A great place to work

      Mar 4, 2021 - Building Superintendent in Richmond Hill, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Plenty of room for growth and career development

      Cons

      Not anything to complain about

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Place to Work At

      Mar 16, 2021 - Youth Worker in Richmond Hill, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Days go by fast, children are great, and the supervisor is very understanding and flexible.

      Cons

      Depending on the mood of the children, the days can go slower or faster

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Mar 25, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent salaries, pension, benefits are available for staff

      Cons

      Specific culture to adapt to

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      work culture

      Mar 24, 2021 - Manager in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive, friendly, progressive, trust, appreciative

      Cons

      bureaucratic, procrastinate, slow, unionized, unenergetic

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place

      Mar 24, 2021 - Executive Assistant in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent pay, pension and benefits

      Cons

      Highly beaurocractic as is most municipalities

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place

      Jan 31, 2021 - District Crown Prosecutor in Vaughan, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      6 figures salary pays off well for me

      Cons

      I am just filling this out so that I can read other stuff

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Mar 16, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment, friendly staff, lots of opportunities

      Cons

      Management sometimes provides unclear direction

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Difficult times for everyone right now

      Jan 24, 2021 - Primary Care Paramedic in Aurora, ON
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      Pros

      Stable employment and good benefits.

      Cons

      Management has lost touch with workers. It has become a political position rather than focused on the job at hand.

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