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Only a summer job.
Summer Planning Associate (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB13 November 2013
Worked on a project for the summer but learned a lot and had a very good experience for my first job as a planner.
Pros
Working with a number of great planners.
Cons
It was only a summer job.
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Parks Management
Seasonal Labourer (Current Employee) –  Calgary20 February 2018
I worked for parks since 1996 and now worst season. The city hires contracting out for parks and roads. Normally. Started work on April 1st until November Remembrance Day long weekend. April 1st to November 10th. Now the city changed to April 15th to October 10th.I am seasonal park labourer and truck driver. I was hard worker, maintenance, litter pick, laying on the sods, playround renovation, painting, baseball diamonds grooming, inspect bleachers and more.

Our health benefits are excellent. I do not recommended anyone to apply for parks due to corruption.
Pros
very poor
Cons
needs to improve and needs new manager.
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Environment Safety Management (Current Employee) –  City of Calgary8 February 2018
- little communication
- poor performers protected
- good workers leave
- poor management
- minimal recognition of accomplishments
- no annual review of job performance
- no peer job performances
- reports to HR go no-where
- annual work plan rarely reviewed, or completed
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