Costco Wholesale Employee Reviews in Ottawa, ON

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Decent place to work part time, would get repetitive and/or boring after a while though
Night Merch (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON19 October 2018
Helping out at cash, running products for customers, stocking products. Least favorite part of the job would be helping out on cash; favorite part of the job would be stocking after the store closes.
Pros
$4 premium on Sunday hours, free Costco membership after probation, good management and job culture
Cons
Awkward hours - pretty much have to work every weekend, all weekend
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Easy and enjoyable place to work
Refunds Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON16 September 2018
Great place to work, meet lots of great people and learn great costumer service. managers are flexible with scheduling hours. You are trained properly.
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working in Costco is fun
Deli Associate (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON6 September 2018
1.Demonstrated ability to work within a team or individually equally effective
2.Collaborated with other teams’ members over cross functional activities
3.Able to work with little supervision; self-motivated, organized, and punctual
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Never a dull moment!
membership, promotion, sales (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON26 August 2018
Working for Costco was one of the best jobs I have had. There is no typical day at Costco as it changes continuously
I learned a lot about people working with them and customer service at its best!!
The management is fair, the culture is very family oriented with a corporate structure.
The hardest part of the job would be that never assume you know everything even after 10 years dealing with people your always learning.
I loved the people I work with and miss them everyday.
Pros
Staff Incentives and events
Cons
Weekend hours
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Good place to work
Meat assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON5 August 2018
Good place to work. Staff was friendly and worked well as a team. Didn't enjoy the lighting inside the building as I found my eyes were effected by it
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Great Culture
Assistant buyer -Corporate (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON31 July 2018
A company that still has not mature. Always looking to innovate, all by keeping its core values. Promotes within and offers internal managerial development programs.
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Great place to work.
Pharmacy Assistant Intern (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON13 July 2018
Very fast pace environment.
Great opportunities.
Great learning experience.
Busy environment.
Very enjoyable environment to work in.
Great benefits.
Very competitive field.
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Productive and fun workplace
Cashier Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON3 July 2018
Working as a seasonal staff. Every day was so busy, especially weekend. The management is productive and consistent. It is a fun job that involved a little bit physical strength and lots of positive vibe.
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great place to work easy to move up in company
Membership Marketer/ Refunds Cashier (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON22 June 2018
this is a great place to work. Majority of employees have wprked there for 5+ years. lots of room to grow within to the company and wage increases with amount of hours put in
Pros
benefits, great wage, and bonuses
Cons
inconsistent scheduling
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Not Bad
US Ecommerce Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON12 June 2018
Costco is a great organization to work for. Great colleagues, decent hours. Problem is - it takes a long time advance within the organization............................................................................
Pros
Decent Hours
Cons
Long time to advance
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stability
Analyste (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON15 May 2018
They have an open door policy
Great opportunities for the right person
Benefits are superior
Retirement program
Bonus for certain levels
Typical office politics
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Fun loving environment
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON7 May 2018
Costco is a great employer. Everyone gets benefits as soon as they are part-time which is unheard of in most retail jobs. Costco also gives 6 weeks off unpaid to whoever wants to take it during the winter which is great for those who want to travel. This is along with the 2 weeks vacation paid you already get.
Pros
Lots of free food in the break room
Cons
Lots of weekend shifts
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productive and good atmosphere
SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON2 May 2018
I am glad to work with costco, positive attitude, helpful, busy and more fun as well as great and engaging and educate the members helping them to find their products.
Pros
Free Lunches, Stat and Vacation Pay
Cons
Short Hours
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Only contract
E-Commerce contact agent (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON18 April 2018
I was hired as a contact center agent under a seasonal contract. The management and other team members told us (about 40 got hired around the same time) to not worry and we would most likely to get our contracts extended. Time passed, and after the holiday season passed, we were all told our contracts would not be extended, which was a let down after others told us not to worry. I don't have a problem with a seasonal contract ending, just don't give the false hope.
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Fun energetic job
Forklift Operator, Stocker, Merchandiser (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON13 April 2018
Working at Costco is very enjoyable.
Great people, great atmosphere, fun and fast paced job.

Most enjoyable part of the job is that you are constantly doing something and often times what you do changes and changes on the fly.
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great time
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON9 April 2018
ive always had a great time working there and amazing service. customers always had a smile on their faces n employees always wanted to do a great job.
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Cheap cafeteria food and nice setting
Inventory Control Specialist (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON7 April 2018
-Full, hot lunch meals for $4 or $5.
-Days can be quite busy and stressful, but generally a good team around you.
-Managing of people could be improved, as the morale and culture are not always the greatest
-Enjoy working with others and discussing terms / numbers with team and vendors.
Pros
Cheap lunches
Cons
Workplace morale and noise not always the greatest
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Great & fun workplace enviroment!
Majors (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON12 February 2018
Every time I walk into Costco for a shift, I know its going to be a great enjoyable time! the environment is great, & the employees/management are fun to work with!
Pros
great team
Cons
late shifts
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nice place to work
Baker (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON7 February 2018
good benefits and pay. management are always there to help. lots of opportunities to go up. hard to find a company nowadays that will give you good work atmosphere
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Prepare to sell your soul
Former Manager (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON7 February 2018
You will not have a life outside of Costco. Because they pay you well you are expected to devote your life to the company. There is no balance, either you are all in or you are not.
Cons
Awful managers
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