City of Vancouver, BC
Happiness score is 55 out of 100
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Interviews at City of Vancouver, BC

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at City of Vancouver, BC.

Interview experience

Based on 96 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 95 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 83 interviews
About a week

Interview process at City of Vancouver, BC

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a week
30%
About two weeks
27%
About a month
19%
More than one month
18%
About a day or two
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
63%
Group interview
60%
Phone call/screening
46%
Background check
44%
Written test
28%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
1%

Interview questions at City of Vancouver, BC

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • janitorial BSW related questions
    Shared on 11 June 2022 - Building Worker - Stanley Park works yard.
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Interview tips at City of Vancouver, BC

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)55%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)16%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at City of Vancouver, BC

  • Come prepared, be honest with your answers, be confident
    Shared on 15 May 2021 - Superintendent City of Vancouver Sewers - Manitoba Yard
  • The CoV interview process was excellent. That's the only good thing I can say.
    Shared on 6 December 2020 - OPERATIONS WORKER lll - Vancouver, BC
  • Be prepared for multiple interviews, panel and 1-1
    Shared on 15 June 2020 - Project Manager II - Vancouver, BC

The first interview at City of Vancouver, BC

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site40%
  • Other27%
  • Through Indeed13%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%
  • Employee referral7%

How candidates received their first interview at City of Vancouver, BC

  • I applied for the position and was called in for an interview
    Shared on 19 June 2020 - Project Manager/Design CAD Specialist - Vancouver, BC
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