City of Kamloops
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Great pay and decent benefits. Lots of skilled, smart employees. Your experience working here will depend on your manager and team. Union tries its best.
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A typical day at work would be booting up all the computers, watering the plants, printing agenda for our daily real estate meeting. And many other things throughout my day.

Pros

1 hour for lunch, excellent benefits, great hours, free gym

Cons

bossy people that have been there too long and think they know everything
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Great place to work

Friendly staff and atmosphere. Beautiful facility with lots of events that take place. Job security with a great Union. Excellent benefits. Non-normal working hours.
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The City is a very good job. The pay and the pension and benefits is what I was looking for.

Overall the City of Kamloops is a great place to work. The only thing that I would improve on is the training. The training here is way below average.

Pros

Pension and benefits

Cons

No training
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I worked for the City of Kamloops ice facilities as a operator or janitor in which is the appropriate term. Working the night shift at the rinks was a difficult task. Employees whom work before my shift were leaving close to 45 min before there shift was over. They expected myself to arrive 30 min early so they can leave. The place was a mess. Having to clean both rinks, plus edge the ice, remove all garbage, clean all offices by yourself. If you missed a spot on the floor the supervisor will make sure it's on the board for everyone to see that day. There was no effort from the previous shift to clean or help the night shift. This job was the worst job I have every had. City of kamloops is all family members giving and promoting there relatives to better positions. The benefits were great but the term "city workers " and the so called "passing the buck" is prevalent. Nobody does anything about it but complain to each other. It's a bad environment.

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benefits

Cons

pass the buck mentality, family workers
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Solid workplace

Good local government organization in a nice city. Lack of advancement due to unionized environment and positions available. Many people work here for life. It's a government, so expect a bureaucratic work environment. Good wages and benefits.

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Good salary/benefits

Cons

Bureaucratic
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Terrible place to work. Management is incompetent and discriminatory

Daily routine consisted of being constantly discriminated from management, co-workers would work minimally and get praise from management. Management and supervisors were bias and showed obvious favoritism. Unless you try to suck up to your manager or supervisor, you will be treated unfairly and others who do will get preferential treatment. Human resources does not help it's workers and is the worst human resource department I've seen in all my years in the workforce. Do not work for this organization. It is poorly managed and they couldn't terminate a worker who didn't do his work. The worker ended up keeping his position and the City spent over $80K in the attempt to not even terminate him. STAY AWAY!

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None

Cons

Poor Management.
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good place to work

Great hours,good wages and benefits co workers were good hardest part of the job was having to put animals down

Pros

good wages

Cons

putting animals down
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3.5

Based on 13 reviews

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3.6
Work/Life Balance
3.9
Salary/Benefits
3.5
Job security/advancement
3.4
Management
3.2
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