Government of Alberta Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2020

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59%
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Government of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney (no image)
Jason Kenney
46 Ratings
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  • "Bureaucracy can get frustrating, large organization difficult to manage for senior management(in 11 reviews)

  • "And some ministry won't let you apply for a job opening one year since your contract ended(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Decent job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Government of Alberta full-time

    Pros

    Pretty relaxed environment, friendly people

    Cons

    Slow processes, lots of bureaucracy

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Security Officer in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Alberta full-time

    Pros

    It is a good place to work.

    Cons

    Compensation and career growth is okay.


  3. "Overall Solid Job - Advanced Education"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Government of Alberta full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome team (Branch Dependent), Great Benefits, Reasonable Pay

    Cons

    Lack of growth opportunities, bureaucracy can be frustrating

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  4. "COmpetitive Work Environment"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Alberta full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome Benefits, Professional development opportunities

    Cons

    Work culture is very competitive

  5. "Not Bad"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Probation Officer in Edmonton, AB

    I have been working at Government of Alberta full-time

    Pros

    -lots of areas to work in

    Cons

    -departments are directly affected by whoever's in power.

  6. "Comfortable place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Document Controller in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Alberta full-time

    Pros

    Lots of food all the time

    Cons

    Too many lifers, too much food

  7. "Good Salary and Great Benefits"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aish Generalist in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Alberta full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good salary compared to other provincial governments and federal government

    Cons

    staff shortages in some busy programs

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  8. "Overworked and underpaid"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    Former Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Alberta full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits were amazing and my direct coworkers were also great people to work with.

    Cons

    Underpaid due to growing up in the organization from entry level role. Way too much work for one person and extremely manual HR tools.

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  9. "Pretty good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Alberta full-time

    Pros

    Stable, well-paid and good benefit.

    Cons

    No incentive system, work not so effectively.

  10. "Stable work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Alberta part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hours and benefits are good No pressure to take work home Stable work

    Cons

    Culture is dependent on the team and can be hard to change if you don't like it Work can be dull and repetitive

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