Petro Canada
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Interviews at Petro Canada

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Petro Canada.
Interview experience
Based on 492 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 410 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 383 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Petro Canada

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 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
60%
About a week
25%
About two weeks
9%
About a month
4%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Phone call/screening
19%
Background check
19%
Other
9%
Problem solving exercises
8%
Least reported steps
Group interview
4%
Written test
4%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Petro Canada

  • They ask for experience and let you know it is a high demand for customer service. as people get lost do you know the area?
    Shared on 2 May 2019 - Volunteer - Agassiz, BC
  • Simple and professional
    Shared on 12 March 2019 - Cashier Customer Service - Windsor, ON
  • We call you if you meet the criteria we are looking for on your resume, set up an interview, ask you a few important qualifying questions, availability, if have what we are looking for,you get select…
    Shared on 19 June 2018 - Manager - Ottawa, ON

Interview questions at Petro Canada

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • When can you start? (they were desperate)
    Shared on 22 April 2019 - Gas Station Attendant - Cambridge, ON
  • Have you had previous experience Are you quick on your feet and multitasking
    Shared on 16 February 2019 - Guest Attendant - Kelowna, BC
  • They asked me about my prior work experiences and weather i was able to do night shifts. They also judged my communication skills, which were very good according to them.
    Shared on 25 September 2018 - Guest Service Attendant - Calgary, AB

Interview tips at Petro Canada

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)31%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)8%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Petro Canada

  • Speak clear English having a second language can be useful
    Shared on 3 March 2020 - Guest Services Associate - Ottawa, ON
  • Don't steal, show up for your shifts on time.
    Shared on 8 July 2019 - GUEST SERVICES AGENT - Kelowna, BC
  • It should not look like as interview because I know that when we go for any interview we all feel so nervous. So, if the interviewer is show more friendly behaviour and helpful then it can work great …
    Shared on 23 March 2019 - Cashier - Medicine hat

The first interview at Petro Canada

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral26%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Other14%
  • Recruiter contacted me11%

How candidates received their first interview at Petro Canada

  • Did a drive test and interview
    Shared on 31 October 2020 - Tank truck driver - Ottawa, ON
  • I was offered the job after being let go from my past job do to a customer robbing me.
    Shared on 23 October 2020 - Cashier and Customer Service - Port Elgin, ON
  • Dew to some friends
    Shared on 10 July 2020 - GENERAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE - Huntington NE