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Interviews at City of Toronto

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at City of Toronto.
Interview experience
Based on 236 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 232 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 224 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at City of Toronto

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
More than one month
30%
About a month
19%
About a week
17%
About two weeks
17%
About a day or two
17%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
68%
Background check
47%
Written test
40%
Problem solving exercises
32%
Group interview
30%
Least reported steps
Drug test
3%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

Interview questions at City of Toronto

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell us something you are really proud of. Why>?
    Shared on 16 January 2020 - Management Consultant, Technology Portfolio (PMO) - Toronto, ON
  • Prepare to let them know about your availability
    Shared on 5 January 2020 - RPN - Toronto, ON
  • How I would handle certain situations
    Shared on 27 December 2019 - CUSTODIAN PART TIME B - Toronto, ON
Interview tips at City of Toronto
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)44%
  • Formal (business suit)19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at City of Toronto
  • Just remain calm and answer the questions as practiced in your pre interview tutorials. Work there is easy just listen.
    Shared on 27 October 2018 - Lifeguard and Swim Instructor - Toronto, ON
  • Be calm, kind, nice, listen and pay attention
    Shared on 18 October 2018 - Leadership Counselor - Toronto, ON
The first interview at City of Toronto
How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Other17%
  • Other online job site11%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
How candidates received their first interview at City of Toronto
  • Was contacted by phone interview and proceeded with the rest from there, the training and work in garbage collection is intense and physically demanding but also is rewarding.
    Shared on 8 June 2020
  • Very easy but the training was tough
    Shared on 20 April 2019 - Security Guardciti gurd scarbotougj - Scarborough, ON
  • Thru the City of Toronto Jobsite.
    Interviewed by the most unhappy person ever.

    Was (later) told by a supervisor I was over qualified and should be grateful I got hired!!
    Shared on 10 March 2019 - Customer Service Representative - Toronto, ON
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