City of Toronto
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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 596 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 581 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 514 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at City of Toronto

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
More than one month
34%
About a month
19%
About a week
18%
About two weeks
16%
About a day or two
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
58%
Written test
43%
Background check
42%
Phone call/screening
35%
Group interview
28%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
3%
Drug test
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at City of Toronto

  • Great. In person interview with a panel of two or three
    Shared on 23 May 2022 - A. Director, Financial Management - Toronto, ON
  • Easy, relaxed questions
    Shared on 30 January 2022 - Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at City of Toronto

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 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
  • Most of question is about cleaning chemicals use and the electrical tools one more thing how deal and take care of the client
    Shared on 30 August 2019 - Housekeeping Attendant - Toronto, ON

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Interview tips at City of Toronto

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)17%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at City of Toronto

  • Be prepared, know the subject matter.
    Shared on 3 August 2022 - MANAGER FLEET SERVICES & SAFETY - Toronto, ON
  • 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
  • Other21%
  • Other online job site19%
  • Through Indeed16%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%

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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