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Great Summer Job
Summer Student Parks (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON30 January 2018
Friendly staff, make great connections, ideal for those who enjoy outside work. Days are consistent and work is steady throughout the summer months. Highly recommend for college/university students.
Pros
Exciting environment
Cons
Early mornings
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Great way to learn alot and open doors
Driver (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON30 January 2018
Great place to learn how to build yourself as a person and employee. Perfect way to open doors to newer opprotunities. You learn alot about the city and what each employee does.
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Excellent work experience
Imaging Clerk (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON10 January 2018
I had learn a great deal of learning about building permits and the different stamps that engineers use . Data entry into a new software that I had learned
Pros
close to home
Cons
Not a paying experience it was coop placement
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Fun and Productive work enivroment
Municipal Law Enforcement Officer (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON17 December 2017
A very positive work culture with a great work/life balance.
Everyone is friendly and willing to help new employees with any issues that may arise. Lots of back up
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fair environment, but benefits are non-existent
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON22 November 2017
The work environment is fair and a good place socially. Dealing with staff at times could be frustrating. There are also benefits for entry-level positions as they will more often than not will offer a contract position for entry-level positions before they offer permanent positions with benefits.
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Good place to work, nice people
Parks Labourer (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON18 November 2017
Great atmosphere, supervisors are always willing to help in your training/learning to do the job right. Supervisors are easy to approach with difficult questions. Great working outdoors in summer.
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It's true what the say about working for the city
File Clerk (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON25 October 2017
Great company to work for! GREAT pay and benefits. Environment is positive and the people are very supportive and friendly.

Definitely a great place to work for!
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Low tech at managment level result in slow productivity
Payroll Assistant (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON3 October 2017
Overall, It is a good work place to work if you are hired permanently. There is nothing for the contract employee, except to look forward to get hired permanently.
Pros
Gym inside the building & good Pension
Cons
Pay for parking, contract employee don't get benefit or pension
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been here for 4 years
Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON28 August 2017
Love the job, great job to start off as a high school student and progress. The environment and management is positive. I have no complaints would recommend
Pros
Long hours
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Helpful, Clean, and Well Organized
Iceland Hockey Arena - Operator (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON27 August 2017
-Learned how to drive the Zamboni
-Organized who was located in which station
-Diversity was well placed, with differing religions and cultures
-Management was always friendly with customer service
-Helpful employees willing to help with no offense taken
Pros
Government Experience
Cons
Long Shifts
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Productive and Fun Workplace
MiWay Transit Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON26 August 2017
The City is a fair place to work with a multitude of opportunities to rise throughout the system. Joining the city also leads to other opportunities within internal and external applications that are always accessible for the employee.
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Poor
Temporary Park Maintenance Technician (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON16 August 2017
Poor hiring process.
Human resources rude and poor communications.
No consideration for life balance.
Pay is poor. No benefits no job security
Field management is great.
Corporate management is poor
Pros
Good field managers
Cons
Horrible corporate management
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Overall a good place to work
Deck Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON21 June 2017
Overall, a very good culture but a more reactive management style instead of proactive style.

Not much pro-employee growth due to the limit of opportunities.
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Great organization to work for!
Senior Staff (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON15 June 2017
The City of Mississauga is one of the best organizations to work for. The workplace culture and job hours are amazing! The staff are very helpful and always available to hear any concerns or answer questions.
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Challenging and Interesting
GIS Analyst / Project Administrator (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON6 June 2017
Comfortable workplace setting, teamwork is emphasized and everyone is helpful. It is not a stressful work environment and everyone plays their part to work towards a project.
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Teaching summer classes
PERFORMING ARTS TEACHER (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON26 May 2017
Teaching here was the best experience in my life ! It was the most fun and rewarding job making kids smile through dance! Everyone I worked with was very nice and caring.
Pros
Worked during the day, pay is very good
Cons
slow HR response
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No room to move up
Aquatic Deck Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON15 May 2017
No room for advancement in my department (aquatics). The city only hires management from external sources. Although I have been working with the city for 10 years, it will take about another 10-15 to get a full time position with benefits and salary.
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Summer Student (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON5 May 2017
The work culture needs a lot of improvement. It is dramatic and unprofessional most of the time. Things are not kept confidentially. The job itself is easy and enjoyable.
Pros
great hours and benefits
Cons
dramatic
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excellent
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON30 April 2017
consider yourself lucky when you work for the City of Mississauga. Best people and work environment. It is really a privilege to work for them. Most of the jobs can be lifetime careers.
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Rewarding
Geomatics GSI Specialist (CO-OP) (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON16 April 2017
There is a lot of mapping and reading, but everyone is nice and the time flies by. It is very rewarding as you know the work you do helps the city in the long run.
Pros
helpful environment
Cons
long hours
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