City of Red Deer
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City of Red Deer Employee Review

Great Place To Work

5.0
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13 April 2019
Working for the City is enjoyable. It has developed a culture that you want to be a part of. Waking up for work isn't so bad when you are a part of such a great team.
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Pros
Spend your days in the sunshine and with friends
Cons
6am start time
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