City of Toronto Employee Reviews in Canada

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Rink Attendant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 16, 2015
As a skating Marshal a typical day at work was to get there on time before patrons show up to set up the rink with signs and pylon's. When its time to clean the rink you have to make sure all patrons evacuate the ice. Supervisors are quite friendly and treat all workers equal. The hardest part of the job would have to be clearing kids of the ice.
Pros
Easy shifts
Cons
short hours
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great workplace
Environmental Project Officer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 13, 2015
engaged in many different projects and provided day-to-day services to project owners by being the point of contact for many different contractors and third party companies.
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Rewarding work
Animal Control Officer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 6, 2015
The job was rewarding when there were cases that had good out comes. It could be stressful at times due to the high volume of emergencies.
The city provided good job security and great benefits.
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busy office
Support Assistant B (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 1, 2015
many customers,
payments in large sums,
balancing at days end,
systems sometimes hard to maneuver
coworkers are helpful
bank dedposits
Pros
busy offices
Cons
commute, hard to get a hold of other depts
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fun work place
housekeeping and meals (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 15, 2015
I cleaned.
I prepared all types of meals.
I organized and maintained and carry out sanitary condition.
The hardest part of my job was standing on my feet for long hours sometimes.
Pros
nice enviorment
Cons
long hours
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Great employer with great benefits!
Director, Pan/Parapan Am Games Capital Projects (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 3, 2015
City City of Toronto is a great employer. It was a collegial working atmosphere and I enjoyed my work immensely.

The hardest part of the job is learning and factoring-in the Municipal process of staff reports to Committees and City Council. However, once you master that, the salary, benefits and overall workplace atmosphere makes it all worthwhile. It's a great feeling to actively contribute to your own community.
Pros
great compensation and benefits.
Cons
little or no perks at all.
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Great Benefits and Worklife Balance
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 27, 2015
It is a great relaxed environment but very difficult to move around. You're stuck pretty much in your role. Not a young or vibrant place to work in some Divisions (Finance, Accounting). Other areas are fun (Planning, Transportation).
Pros
Great benefits, security
Cons
Can be stifling for ambitious individuals in certain Divisions
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fun work place
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 17, 2015
- fun place to work
- learned a lot about teaching and instruction
- trainings are valuable
- lots of professional development offered
- good job if you want to get into teaching
Pros
easy job
Cons
long hours
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Good Oppurtunity
Client Service Worker (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 23, 2015
There are many opportunities for growth. The clients make the job an important and surreal one. The most challenging part of the position is not being able to contribute to clients lives a little bit more than you might like.
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Great pay and work, mediocre environment
Caseworker - Children's Services (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 27, 2015
The city pays very well and the work is manageable and enjoyable, but there is a lot of in office politics. These politics often revolve around seniority, and seniority will prevent qualified people from moving up accordingly.
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One day of job
Ballot Deputy Returning Officer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONFebruary 18, 2015
Fast paced environment, provided customer service and information to voters, checked identification and issue the appropriate ballots. This type of experience gives you an opportunity to excel your skills as productivity, customer service and effectiveness in determined period of time.
Pros
good experience
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Lots of variety, crafts and sports
Instructor and Day Care Co-ordinator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 3, 2015
This was an enjoyable, supportive place to work. I particularly learned a lot from being around so many diverse children.
Pros
excellent for students who want to work as shifts are very flexible
Cons
very difficult to work full-time unless you are willing to do several jobs
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A Good Experience Overall
Tae Kwon Do Instructor (Part-time) (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJanuary 27, 2015
I work part-time and I appreciate the support from Management to ensure that TKD is encouraged.

I have always had full classes - keeping it challenging

Overall, I found unrealistic expectation of instructors and a club environment is much more conducive to learning.
Pros
reasonable hours and fun. hourly wage is available to the public
Cons
tiring
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the most enjoyable part of the job
Aquatics Instructor/Lifeguard (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 20, 2015
I enjoyed teaching children/youths how to swim and to become a proper leader. I was a person in which not only children but even parents who looked up to, it was a great experience.
Pros
leadership
Cons
money
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good secure work environment. fresh air and meeting people
emergencey inspector water/wastewater (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJanuary 21, 2015
the most enjoyable part of the job was driving around the city of Toronto, and working with a great group!. answering emergency and non emergency calls to resolve issues for citizens and seeing their happy satisfied smiles was very rewarding.
Pros
flexible work conditions
Cons
midnight shift
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Fun place to work and meet new people
Facility In-Charge (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 14, 2015
Deal with customers phone calls, visits, and concerns about programs and general inquiries. Great place to meet new people and make friends. Co-workers are great!
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Process oriented and structured
Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 8, 2015
Maximizing value of the City's own real estate holdings through stewardship and developing divisional collaboration towards the timely execution of strategic objectives.
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Great
Wading Pool Attendant, Aquatics (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 8, 2015
Always had great co-workers, mostly teens and young adults, which makes for a good atmosphere. Typical day lasts 10am-5pm, so the hours are good. The most enjoyable part of the job is the people you meet, whether they be co workers or patrons.
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comfortable office feeling, professional customer service
Children's Summer Camp Leader (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 16, 2015
-make 400-500 calls a day
-complete customer satisfaction surveys
-best and worst part was sitting down all day
-very strict breaks can't be even one minute late
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Dealing with people and providing customer service
Toronto Police Lifeguard (Seasonal) (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONFebruary 11, 2015
enjoyed working outdoors and being of assistance to people.
I enjoyed working with a team and ensuring the safety of the public.
Pros
working outdoors in summer
Cons
bad weather, no public in attendance
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