Did you know: More than 2,100 people work on-site at the Port of Hamilton, at 130 companies located on Hamilton’s working waterfront. Port jobs are good jobs, concentrated in the areas of manufacturing, engineering and transportation/warehousing. These jobs tend to be full-time, and pay 20% more than the provincial average. Port employment has grown by 30% in the past eight years, and these employees pump more than $261 million back into the local economy each year through personal spending.
To explore jobs available at companies located at the Port of Hamilton, please visit www.hamiltonport.ca and click ‘Careers’.
Annual General Meeting – May 4
Hamilton Port Authority will present its financial statements, a review of 2016 results, and a roadmap for the years ahead. Please Join us! This meeting is open to our Port Partners and the public:
Thursday, May 4 @ 4:00pm/Arts & Science Brewery/207 Burlington St. E./ Please RSVP via our website
Doors Open Hamilton – May 6-7
We are participating in Doors Open Hamilton this year, May 6-7 at our new maintenance and boat storage facility at 210 Hillyard. We hope you can pop in for a behind-the-scenes look at port operations, including a unique view of Hamilton’s working waterfront and the construction activity at Randle Reef.
Marine Industry Job Fair – June 27
Have you ever considered a career in the marine industry? To learn more about the highly rewarding and well-paying jobs in this sector, plan to attend the Job Fair on June 27 at the Hamilton Convention Centre. For info, please visit www.hamiltonport.ca.
Tall Ships – July 1
The Tall Ships are in port again this summer! HPA is proud to be a partner in providing marine security and logistics for this spectacular summer event celebrating Canada’s 150. Make plans to be at the waterfront this July 1 to participate in events at Pier 8 and Bayfront Park. HPA will be there with family activities and educational demos to celebrate Canada Day and our magnificent port city.