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Fun environment
SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOUR (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB13 May 2019
It was a good and rewarding job seeing all the kids at the city daycamp i work at because it gave people from all walks of life an opprotunity to take part in a camp.
Pros
Working with all sorts of people.
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great place to work
Casual Labourer (Current Employee) –  Saint John, NB30 September 2018
it is a great place to work. there are many different departments to work in. There is garbage, ashfault working on the roads and painting lines. It is a great
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Great Summer job
Playground Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Saint John, NB24 July 2018
The Playground program is a free program provided by the city. It is a great program for those families that can't afford to send their kids to camp, or day care.
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Over all okay place to work
Supervisor/Cashier (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB28 March 2017
Very minimum salary for the work and effort put in. Had an okay time at the job I was at, worked with good people, management wasn't the best, very hard to reach and distant when speaking with them.
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Great work environment with passionate workers
Playground Program Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB5 January 2017
Working for the City of Saint John was such a great experience. The work environment was always positive and upbeat. The staffs passion and enthusiasm towards their jobs was both contagious and inspiring. My supervisors went above and beyond to offer guidance when needed and to lend a helping hand. It was a great experience to have worked there.
Pros
great team
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4.0
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Temp/Casual
Administrative Assistant (Contract) (Current Employee) –  Saint John, NB21 August 2016
Mostly enjoyable work and workplace. Busy telephones and reception. Professional setting. Please see pros & cons listed for more details/explanation.
Pros
Professional work atmosphere, mostly nice coworkers, great work location and generally a great team
Cons
Training was woeful, impassive and unsupportive trainer
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Working for the City of Saint John Leisure Services
SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB13 June 2016
Overall great experience, co-workers were awesome. Special events brings people together in such a great way. Coordinating community centres was fantastic.
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fun workplace
camp counsellor (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB5 April 2016
we learned how to work with a group, with kids. It was a very good time. Had to learn how to fix problems quickly and how to organize a day with the kids.
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Good Job
Operator/Labourer (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB16 February 2016
Working with really excellent employees and foreman, Always to help with any job related material. City bran out of money prematurly and job discontinued 3 months early
Pros
good working hours
Cons
poor pay
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youth group supervisor
Summer Playground Coordinator for West Saint John (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB17 March 2015
Prepare schedules, arrange field trips, run day to day activities and special events. I was also entrusted to initiate the program and communicate with the community.
Pros
working with kids
Cons
working with my own kids
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3.0
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fun and good learning experience.
Child Supervisor (Former Employee) –  saint john NB11 May 2014
Fun job but have to like kids and have patients. I learned how to deal with kids better, The boss is awesome and loves doing what he does so makes it better and all co workers are very fun to work with, the hardest part would be dealing with angry parents or kids, And the most enjoyable part is having freedom and teaching kids.
Pros
fun work environment.
Cons
low salary
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A constantly changing environment, multi tasking and prioritizing.
Labourer (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB3 October 2013
The actual work I was doing was great, although there were no benefits, nor job security of advancement.
Pros
Worked in the public in a nature environment
Cons
adequit staffing.
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Great organization, salary is a little light though.
Skilled Services Worker (Current Employee) –  Saint John, NB29 August 2013
Low stress.
Not very physically demanding.
Excellent job security.
Pros
Unionized, security.
Cons
Unionized, slow advancement regardless of performance.
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4.0
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Lots of freedom
Electrical/Instrumentation Control Specialist (Current Employee) –  Saint John, NB23 July 2013
Monitor and maintainance on approximately 80 different water and waste water locations throughout the City of Saint John.
Pros
All stat days off
Cons
Low pay
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2.0
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good bunch of guys
labour forman (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB1 November 2012
it was an interesting job restoring an old building to a new and better held together structure
Pros
learning experience
Cons
hard work teaching new workers how to use equipment
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