City of Edmonton Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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3.9
70%
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56%
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City of Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson
Don Iveson
97 Ratings
  1. "Consistent, but too heavy"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Edmonton full-time

    Pros

    - Consistent work - Decent teams

    Cons

    - Poorly managed - Lack of growth - Lack of leadership

  2. "Great job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructor - Aquatics 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Very organized, lots of training, and pays well especially because you can start when you’re 15. You also get access to all city of Edmonton recreation facilities.

    Cons

    Hours can be a bit inconsistent- sometimes you get many more or less than you had planned for.

  3. "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

  4. "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

  5. "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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  6. "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.

  7. "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

  8. "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

  9. "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

  10. "Green shack program good for students"

    4.0
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    • 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.

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