City of Calgary
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Updated Dec 12, 2013

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92% Approve of the CEO

City of Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Naheed Nenshi

(25 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great employer

Environmental Department (Current Employee)
Calgary, AB (Canada)

I have been working at City of Calgary full-time for more than 8 years

Proslife work balance, interesting and challenging work, opportunities for growth, great co-workers, innovative, forward-thinking, accepting culture

Consbureaucracy, large organisation, some unmotivated employees (can't speak for entire organisation, as it's 15,000 employees)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fantastic Experience - Wish to Work For Again

Summer Student (Former Employee)
Calgary, AB (Canada)

I worked at City of Calgary as an intern for less than a year

Pros-Very work-life balance oriented
-Supportive in both learning and work place moral
-Good wage
-Union support
-Many work-life balance programs
-Services and amenities like lunch-eatery access
-Strong focus on erganomics and overall health of employee

Cons-Managers can be quite busy and hard to get ahold of sometimes
-IT can be a bit slow to respond sometimes
-Can be hard to stay in the City because of Union red tape

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Best job for someone going to secondary education

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at City of Calgary

ProsGood experience, Great pay, Awesome Bosses, Lots of Responsibility,

ConsSometimes the work is less than savoury but that comes with any labour job

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Easy going learning experience

Assessment Assistant (Current Employee)
Calgary, AB (Canada)

I have been working at City of Calgary as an intern for less than a year

ProsFriday's off, well paid, great managers.

ConsSometimes slower, more tedious work.

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat management, easy going, friendly

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Opportunity galore

Analyst (Former Employee)
Calgary, AB (Canada)

I worked at City of Calgary full-time for more than 10 years

ProsPretty well can make your job into what you want. If you need change this is a prefect place to keep trying different careers.

ConsCompensated equally whether you do a good or bad job. No ABILITY for recognition other than a pretty lame reward recognition program.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt would be nice if all levels and different staff were able to attend conferences and have access to perks. The same people travel and go to the conferences. It would be wonderful if you could only go to a conference once each five years and each person that attended had to present all information learned back to their home unit.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Wage, Hard To get hours

Swimming Instructor (Former Employee)
Calgary, AB (Canada)

I worked at City of Calgary

ProsGreat Pay. Can work at any City of Calgary pool.

ConsHard to get hours. A lot of split shifts.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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