City of Edmonton
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Interviews at City of Edmonton

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

Interview experience

Based on 226 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 226 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 217 interviews
About a week

Interview process at City of Edmonton

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 5.

Interview process length
About a week
26%
About two weeks
24%
More than one month
18%
About a month
17%
About a day or two
16%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
65%
Group interview
38%
Phone call/screening
37%
Background check
37%
Problem solving exercises
22%
Least reported steps
Drug test
8%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at City of Edmonton

  • It’s fixed, they already know who they’re going to hire before you ever have an interview.
    Shared on 19 January 2021 - Equipment operator 3 - Edmonton, AB
  • 12 months of interviews. So many hoops to have a terrible job.
    Shared on 22 July 2020 - Operator ETS - Edmonton, AB
  • If you get called in for a interveiw it just a few question no more then an hour long .
    Shared on 11 February 2019 - Truck Driver Class - Edmonton, AB
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Interview questions at City of Edmonton

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Your standard dummy questions by a panel of over paid monkeys . To many white hats hiring their kids and friends
    Shared on 11 June 2020 - Labourer to Forman - Edmonton, AB
  • Very job specific and moral ones ex: what would your course of action be if you ran a mower into a tree?
    Shared on 20 August 2019 - Labourer/Operator - Edmonton, AB

Interview tips at City of Edmonton

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)55%
  • Formal (business suit)17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at City of Edmonton

  • Don't go they will screw you in the end
    Shared on 23 June 2020 - Parks Labourer - Edmonton, AB
  • Study up on safety procedures since the interview is all case study scenarios
    Shared on 18 January 2019 - Labourer - Edmonton, AB
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