VIA Rail
Happiness score is 61 out of 100
3.8 out of 5 stars.
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VIA Rail Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    Cynthia Garneau
    76%
    approve of Cynthia Garneau's performance
  • Founded
    1977
  • Company size
    1,001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    $130m to $650m (CAD)
  • Industry
    Transportation & Logistics
  • Link
    VIA Rail website
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 129 reviews and is evolving.

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Station Attendant in Montréal, QC
on 15 May 2022
Pays well to make up for the instability
When you start at via, you are on the bottom of the seniority list, have to have 24/7 availability cause they will schedule you for really any time of day. They will also change your schedule every two weeks and give it to you the day before you start your new schedule. Also in the beginning expect to be laid off 1/3 of the year, and them to call you back only a couple days before starting work again after being laid off for 4 months and not hearing a thing from them. Also I’d take notes of the promises they give you during the interview because what they said for me did not end up matching up at all. But overall great pay, good people, and good benefits.
IT Analyst in Montréal, QC
on 13 April 2022
Very good employee environment to grow professionally.
Everyone is friendly and helpful. I learnt a lot during my 4 months internship at VIA Rail. They actually care about your skills improvement and professional growth.
Stagiaire en ressources humaines in Montréal, QC
on 13 April 2022
Ouverture d'esprit et bienveillance
Belle ouverture d'esprit de tous les membres de VIA Rail, être accueilli par la présidente et CEO lors de la journée d'accueil est apprécié. Très vite dans la pratique en ressources humaines, beaucoup de soutien des gestionnaires. Télétravail dû à la pandémie avec quelques passages au bureau donc plus difficile de connaitre tout le monde. Cela se fait plus lentement. Belle compagnie au service des Canadiens.
Onboard Service Attendant in Toronto, ON
on 30 March 2022
Horrible no stability and pay is bad
The Job itself is very easy, theirs not a lot to get done. Everyone is always in a good mood and that help for sure. The problem is that we’re not well payed at all that’s #1, #2 theirs never any hours and their always laying people off with nothing and then they call you back to work and here we go again 4 weeks later you get laid off again. I think it’s a horrible company to work for but they have great people
Senior Service Attendant in Toronto, ON
on 16 March 2022
Great place to work
Work Schedules can be very stressful at times esp during holidays and school breaks! Long hour Shifts can be tiring with little rest. But I have created so many memories!!! Best memories! You will love it!

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