City of Abbotsford
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I worked for the pool, it's a great job if you're in school or if you want some extra hours and have another job. It isn't that great if you do it full time as advancement and management isn't as optimized as other city pools (from what I know at-least). Overall, the pay is good and it's pretty chill as long as you show up and are decent.


Relaxed culture


Management/supervision not optimized
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Respective fun environment easy-going

Doing everything from Landscaping, tree planting, ground keeping, heavy vehicle operating, removal of shrubbery and debris such as garbage and Landscaping occasionally rebuild fencing


Paid lunches, paid fuel, paid travel time, by the hour you're always making money when you're on the road.


Bad weather conditions sometimes
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  • Energizing work tasks
  • Time and location flexibility

Heavy at the top.

If you are not liked by mgmt you will not excel or get any future training even if you are good at your job. it seems that people get hired because they may know someone. Managers have been known to scout out their own employees that they want. Not an equitable employer. Saw a post where a pro was Birthday lunches? Not sure who you worked for but thats news to me. 35 hour work weeks in Administration and 40 hrs at the works yard.




Major politics, inexperienced managers, terrible benefits and union is almost extinct.
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Good Working Environment

• Providing solutions/support to all SAP HR related issues for City employees, Police, Fire, Airport and Tourism • Responsible for applying SAP Notes and year end HR Support Packs • Ensure that the tickets raised in the ticketing tool are resolved within the stipulated time • Prepared functional specifications for WRICEF elements • Configured new requirements received on aspects related to PA, OM, Time Management, Benefits and Payroll after Union settlement • Worked extensively on SAP HR Time and Payroll Schemas • Scripted several PCR’s for Time and Payroll after union ratified their Wage Agreement • Involved in Unit testing, integration testing • Responsible for conducting meetings with the business in collecting new requirements. • Participated in work estimation and enabling the external technical consultants (Abapers) to complete the work within the stipulated time. • Prepared project plan and provided periodical status report • Coordinating with various stake holders (both internally and externally) • Training the power Users & end users
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It was good.

I liked it. It was hard, but fun. Food was good. Hated the pay, but it was volunteering.


free food


too much fun
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Based on 28 reviews

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3.5 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.7 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.8 out of 5 stars for Management
3.1 out of 5 stars for Culture

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