City of Edmonton Reviews

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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3.8
67%
Recommend to a Friend
57%
Approve of CEO
City of Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson
Don Iveson
96 Ratings
Pros
  • "Interesting projects, work life balance, earned days off(in 34 reviews)

  • "good pay , great teams and interesting projects(in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor decision making by upper management, does not listen to the people who are the experts in their area, no recognition(in 8 reviews)

  • "In order to be considered for any permanent, full time positions you have to be considered permanent Staff Support(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Edmonton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, Challenging work, service mindset

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, Entitlement Mentality, Unproductive employees

    City of Edmonton2020-06-02
  2. "Good job for students"

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

    I worked at City of Edmonton part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good pay, generally easy job

    Cons

    Cost cutting measures mean shorter shifts and weekend work

    City of Edmonton2020-06-02
  3. "Going through difficult transformation with funding challenges."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at City of Edmonton full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work and innovation in some areas

    Cons

    Lacking strategic direction at the business unit level.

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    City of Edmonton2020-05-14
  4. "Great employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Edmonton full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great management team. Helpful and supportive with all of their staff. Full benefits and a monthly bus pass.

    Cons

    Low pay rate and long hours.

    City of Edmonton2020-03-11
  5. "Administrative Support"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Support in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Edmonton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    learn new skills and there are friendly people

    Cons

    entry employees' disability applications and process invoice

    City of Edmonton2020-03-04
  6. "Coop Student Position"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Alberta in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at City of Edmonton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    coworkers were easy to work with

    Cons

    allot of paper work to complete the simplest tasks

    City of Edmonton2020-03-18
  7. "I hate glassdor"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Personal Trainer 

    I worked at City of Edmonton part-time

    Pros

    Great employer to work for

    Cons

    Nothing At all. I loved them

    City of Edmonton2020-03-03
  8. "Green shack program good for students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Greenshack Leader in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Edmonton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun. You get to be outside all day.

    Cons

    You have no control over what park you get placed at.

    City of Edmonton2020-02-20
  9. "Engineering co op student"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op 

    I worked at City of Edmonton full-time

    Pros

    Not bad money and good co workers

    Cons

    Too laid back environment to work in, don't learn as much

    City of Edmonton2020-02-11
  10. "cool"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Edmonton part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    its fun and i love this job

    Cons

    its stressful but manageable and i love this job

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    City of Edmonton2020-02-10
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