People & Careers

Join our Team

At HOPA Ports we are a small but mighty team of about 60 staff that includes experts in engineering, construction, security, maintenance, marina operations, finance, real estate, business development and communications. Together we manage Ontario’s largest and most successful port network, and we strive to do our job in a way that protects the environment and enhances our community.

Chart a new way forward.

Location, Location, Location.

As an integrated port network, HOPA Ports oversees multiple locations across the GTHA. 

Employee Perks.

Guided by our Values.

Respect and inclusivity.

Innovation and productivity.

A safe, empowered and positive team.

Collaboration to create long-term value.

Accountability for our decisions and our actions.

Continuous improvement and learning.

Come join our crew.

Available Positions

CREATIVE SERVICES SPECIALIST

HOPA Ports is looking for a smart, creative individual to help build the brand of a leading organization on the Great Lakes. The largest port authority in Ontario, HOPA manages industrial waterfront properties in Hamilton, Oshawa and Niagara. In this vital role, you will have a real impact in building proud, prosperous, and resilient port cities on the Great Lakes.

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Manager, Capital Projects (Oshawa)

Position Overview: This key project management role will be responsible for the implementation of capital and major maintenance construction projects at the Port of Oshawa. What you’ll do: Oversee the planning, design and construction of infrastructure at the Port of Oshawa Assist with budgeting, including the preparation and review of annual Capital and Operating Budgets for the Port of Oshawa

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Maintenance, HVAC Technician

Position Overview: Reporting to the Director of Maintenance & Fleet, this role maintains and provides for the safe condition and operation of commercial and industrial ventilation, heating and air conditioning units/systems throughout HOPA buildings/facilities. In addition, this position may be required to perform a range of routine, preventative, and other scheduled maintenance tasks on a variety of piers and properties.

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MARINA OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Come work with us! Go West! We’re looking for an enthusiastic and customer-oriented Office Administrator to join the Harbour West Marina team. Interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity? Read more below! What you’ll do: Preparation of billings, processing payments and posting deposits, contacting customers regarding delinquent accounts, accept and record monies received for slip/transient dock rentals and /or

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RECREATIONAL MARINA GENERAL LABOUR (HAUL-OUT CREW)

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority is seeking team oriented seasonal employees to assist the Harbour West Marina with the recreational boat haul-out activities. Reporting to the Director of Maintenance & Fleet, the position will commence in September 2022 and run for approximately 6-8 weeks.  Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm with potential for overtime. 

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MARINA ATTENDANT/CUSTOMER CARE AMBASSADOR

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Do you love working by the water? Do you strive for excellence in customer service? Are you a team player, excited to work in a friendly and dynamic environment? If you said yes to these questions, this seasonal position could be for you! The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority’s Harbour West Marina is recruiting for team-oriented seasonal Marina Attendants/Customer

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Opportunities with Port Partners

HOPA Port Partners: The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority is home to many companies, in a variety of sectors. Please visit their websites to explore career opportunities: