City of Calgary
Happiness score is 70 out of 100
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Interviews at City of Calgary

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at City of Calgary.

Interview experience

Based on 264 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 260 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 237 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at City of Calgary

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About two weeks
24%
About a month
22%
About a week
19%
More than one month
19%
About a day or two
16%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
59%
Group interview
47%
Background check
45%
Phone call/screening
41%
Written test
25%
Least reported steps
Other
7%
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at City of Calgary

  • It was efficient and easy.
    Shared on 22 April 2018 - DR02, Volunteer Election Worker - Calgary, AB
  • One hr person 2 attendant 3
    Shared on 22 January 2018 - Cashier/Customer Service - Calgary, AB
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Interview questions at City of Calgary

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They literally don't ask any questions. You apply and if you are selected you get a call to either participate or not. If yes training times are provided after you are given a role. It could not requi…
    Shared on 16 November 2021 - Deputy Returning Officer (DRO) - Calgary, AB
  • Laid back atmospherecan you do the job?
    Shared on 22 June 2018 - Golf Course Lead - Calgary, AB
  • Situational interveiw
    Shared on 22 January 2018 - Cashier/Customer Service - Calgary, AB

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Interview tips at City of Calgary

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)55%
  • Formal (business suit)17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at City of Calgary

  • Be prepared to give the Star format.Which you need to pass thru in the interview or you don’t move on ! If you are good about talking about yourself you will do well ! Best of luck !
    Shared on 23 June 2022 - Office Clerk - Calgary, AB
  • Honest and forthright answers with honest opinions
    Shared on 12 February 2022 - Planner/Scheduler - Waste water services
  • Be prepare for formal interview question.
    Shared on 1 April 2021 - Recreation Programmer - various recreation location
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