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Good work-life balance, flexible working hours. Great team

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A place where knowledge is not held back. Staff is willing to assist and teach. Managers provide constructive feedback. Good work-life balance, flexible working hours. Great team, great salary packages. Overall good environment to grow a career.
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Experience varies a lot across organization

If you work for a support function, such as Finance, IT, etc, you can expect to have much heavier workload than your peers in programs. Support function employees are not respected. While programs, particularly GMF, expands with additional funding, programs employees enjoy much better career growth since support functions are seen as overhead and there are almost no opportunities for growth unless somebody leaves a job and they don't hire an outsider. The organization talks about equity day in and day out, however there is not much equity of employment and opportunities to say the least across departments.Salary increases are below the market and the inflation rate. Salary bands remained the same in the last 3 years. There has been exponential growth in headcount while FCM gave the same raises before the pandemic and didn't adjust wages according to the inflationary environment.GMF is the best department to work in now as there are plenty of opportunities of growth and movement.


Fridays off, work and life balance


No career growth for support functions, siloed departments
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Great place to work.

Senior leadership is outstanding. Inclusion, diversity and equity are taken seriously; they walk the talk.Very dynamic culture, lots of young people creating wonderful programs.Compensation is very good. RRSP matching plus summer hours = four day weeks and short days.
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Stressful and unproductive work environment.

Stressful work environment and think twice before you take the job. There is not enough growth opportunities in career. I would not recommend. Thank you and no further comments.
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Environnement de travail est globalement très agréable sur le thème des municiipalités

J'étais déjà intéressée à travailler avec les municipalités du Canada et de l'Amérique latine en mettant sur pied des partenariats inter municipaux en vue d'échanges techniques visant des résultats concrets et durables dans un cadre institutionnel et en recrutant tant des conseils municipaux que des fonctionnaires bénévoles tant au Canada que dans des pays d'Amérique latine. Le cadre de travail était très bien organisé et agréable en général, tenant compte de l'équilibre entre la vie personnelle et le travail.À travers le Programme de Partenariat au niveau international la FCM a pu systématiser l'expérience technique au niveau municipal et la diffuser dans un contexte de développement international.


Reconnaissance du travail et des succès des employés


À certains moments, surcroît de travail en regard de l'appui administratif octroyé
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Work-life balanceBest Munucipal to work with, Best team ever to be part of. Proud of my experiences with FCMPay & benefitsContinuing EducationJob security and advancementEverything is good at. FCMManagementRespectful PeopleCulture100% EthnicOverallThis is the best place to work as an imigrant, you feel at home, staff very respectful, pay rate is good, continuing Education. Who could ask for something else ?
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did not work for FCM long enough, only did contracts, staff were nice, management was not approachable , ------------- -------------------------------


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Staff is very warm and friendly. The work is interesting and there is a lot of it !!!! Fun place to work !!!

Enjoyed my contract at the Municipality. Unfortunately, I was only an agency placement for a short period of time, I would have greatly enjoyed being on board as a full-time employee. I was sad when my contract was over. I would go back and work with these wonderful people again given the opportunity.


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Based on 13 reviews

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4.1 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.4 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.4 out of 5 stars for Culture

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