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Good exercise
Letter Carrier (former) (Former Employee), EdmontonMay 9, 2014
Pros: outdoor work, some good coworkers
Cons: forced overtime, poor management
I worked here for almost eight years,if you like interoffice politics,childish gossip,poor unsupportive management,disorganization,equipment that is unrealible,constant harassment etc..... then this is your job.You may have good benefits and pension (if its available when you retire) but you will have to jump through a lot of hoops to reap any kind – more... of rewards.The pay per hour is ok considering the weight and miles you walk personally I WOULD NOT do this job for any less then $25 an hour and that is being generous, the new hires are being paid $19 an hour (what an insult).Management and letter carriers are like dogs fighting over a bone and this has developed over many years of the corporation and the union in fighting and the workers unfortunately have to pay the price.It always seemed to me because you are a member of the union you had a target on your back for the most part everyone was painted with the same brush no matter how well you did your job.The general public would be absolutely be disgusted if they knew how people are treated at Canada Post.The one thing I enjoyed was being on my own in the day time outdoors and meeting a lot of great people on your route. – less
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Unpredictable
Letter Carrier (Former Employee), Regina, SKMay 9, 2014
Some days one would feel lucky to be doing that job, others one would feel like quitting on the spot. The range of work days would be from 6 to 8 hours of mild to moderately difficult work, to, 8 to 13 hours of moderately difficult to impossible work.
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peacefull place to work
Programing Clerc (Former Employee), Montréal, QCMay 2, 2014
Been at this place during my studies make me realise that you can be happy working in a field even is not your field of studying.
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Enjoyable work environment
Ergonomic Assistant (Former Employee), Powassan, ONApril 27, 2014
Pros: you get to know the people your providing service for!
Cons: driving in bad winter weather
head to work, sort mail, deliver mail and parcels to resident's who are home and get signatures or take them back to office if not home. I learned how to sort mail and deliver mail in a certain way and deadline. Co-workers were excellent to work with on a daily basis. The hardest part would be driving in winter weather. The most enjoyable part of this – more... job would be seeing all the wildlife on the way through my route. – less
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Great learning experience
Media Relations Intern (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONApril 24, 2014
I was at Canada Post for eight weeks and everyone treated me like an employee.
Everyday I was given tasks that will help me in my public relations career and I did those tasks quickly and efficiently.
Everyday was different, some days I would write news releases and others would be filled with media lists.
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great working place
Postal clerk (Current Employee), Montreal,QcApril 16, 2014
great working place, great union protection and plenty opportunities
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Volume Counter London, Ontario March 2014
Volume Counter- Depot #5 (Former Employee), London, ONApril 16, 2014
Pros: fast pace environment and friendly people
I really enjoyed it and would reapply for another position.
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a knowledgable working environment
Volume Counter (Former Employee), Kamloops, BCApril 13, 2014
Pros: friendly environment
Cons: short hours
I enjoyed the nice and friendly atmosphere. Continuous learning
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The best job of my worklife thus far.
Letter Carrier (Current Employee), Niagara Falls, ONMarch 31, 2014
My co-workers, throughout the Niagara Region's various depots were I was stationed, were thoroughly enjoyable and helpful to work with. Management in each depot, too, was always fair and treated me very well. The best aspect of being a letter carrier for 10 years was, while delivering to mail route in 6 different cities, getting to meet hundreds of – more... people from all walks of life. – less
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An environment that constantly tramples worker's common rights
Letter Carrier (Former Employee), North Vancouver, BCMarch 30, 2014
Pros: decent pay and benefits
Cons: mean and uncaring management
I worked there for nearly 6 years and will never get those 6 years back. I am actually happy to be pursuing other work as I didn't feel the environment there was a healthy one. The best part of working at Canada Post was working alone outside for most of the day.
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Great place
Postal Clerk (Current Employee), Richmond, BCMarch 25, 2014
Great place to meet a diverse group of people. Lots of things to learn and they just moved into to their new plant
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Repetitive job in a variety of weather conditions with no benefits.
RSMC Helper, RSMC Assistant, RSMC Replacement (Former Employee), Lively, ONMarch 22, 2014
Pros: choose your breaks, fresh air, done work early occasionally.
Cons: repetitive, working in winter weather, use your own vehicle, no benefits
Started work in the morning at around 8 to 9 am in the morning. Sorted mail for rural mail route into a sorting case to be delivered to customers and organized mail into bundles for over 750 houses.Scanned and organized parcels for delivery. Loaded mail, flyers and various sized parcels into vehicle for delivery.Delivered mail, parcels, flyers and magazines – more... into rural mailboxes and community mailbox sites on an approximate 35 kilometer route. Delivered parcels to customers houses and collected money and signatures if required.Worked in all weather conditions.Learned to complete tasks assigned effectively, efficiently and on time. Learned to understand instructions and communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.Learned to give extra effort and time to get a job done. Co-workers were very sociable and understanding and wanted to get the job done just as much as you wanted to, The hardest part of the job was working in the winter and during the Christmas rush in late November and December and also the job was very repetitious. The most enjoyable part was the light work days during the summer when the weather was dry and not stormy or raining. Another enjoyable thing was you could be done work earlier. Lastly, seeing the joy when customers got their parcels earlier than expected and seeing the elation on their faces. – less
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canada post
HR Officer, Learning and Development (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONMarch 5, 2014
amazing place to work.Great people to work with and management team encourages development (employee)
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Fast paced, time sensitive
Volume Counter (Term position) (Former Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 28, 2014
Pros: short work time frame
Cons: term position
It was an enjoyable experience but very repetitive. Not a great amount of interaction with others.
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Great Government Job
RSMC ON CALL (Former Employee), Oshawa, ONFebruary 28, 2014
Work at your on pace, great people that work there. Very helpful management
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Great Job
Volume Counter Canada Post (Former Employee), Kamloops, BCFebruary 15, 2014
It was a good working enviroment but unfortunately it was a temporary position.
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alot of office politics
Mail Carrier (Former Employee), Alliston, ONJanuary 30, 2014
Pros: meeting the public
Cons: office politics
Sorting and delivering the mail, delivering parcels to the door that needed signatures. Scanning parcels. Collecting money for COD parcels. I learned a lot of patience and how to stay out of office politics. I was there to work not get involved with politics of the office. Most enjoyable part was being out meeting the public and delivering the mail..
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Great work environment with great co-workers
Data Entry Clerk (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONJanuary 27, 2014
Pros: was given plenty of responsibilities, great management and co-workers, upbeat environment, office environment
My job consisted of data entry and extraction while maintaining company database as well as sorting mail. I learned to work in a group environment and communicate with my co-workers. Management were very friendly and fair. My co-workers were friendly and helped me succeed. The most enjoyable part of the job was coming into a friendly and upbeat environment – more... where I was given plenty of responsibilities to prove myself. – less
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Productive work environment
Postal Clerk (Current Employee), 969 Eastern AvenueJanuary 22, 2014
Good management structure, great people, and competitive pay.
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It's great to get paid to exercise!
Letter Carrier (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABJanuary 22, 2014
Pros: exercise, fresh air.
Cons: over worked & under paid..........
I really enjoyed being able to socialize with my co-workers for a few hours at the start of the day (while sorting mail), but then have the few hours by yourself while you were delivering on the street. Even with the extreme weather, I really enjoyed being able to exercise all day long!

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