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…Read More→

Commercial Leasing / Property Coordinator

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) is seeking a driven, solution-focused and dynamic individual to join our Commercial team. WHO WE ARE The Commercial team at HOPA Ports works with Canadian and international companies to facilitate trade across our growing port network on the Great Lakes. Our team identifies strategic growth initiatives and maximizes our…Read More→


The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority is seeking team oriented seasonal employees to assist the Harbour West Marina with the recreational boat launch activities. Reporting to the Director, Maintenance & Fleet, Launch will commence in April 2023 and will run for approximately 6-8 weeks. Haul-Out will commence in September 2023 and will run for approximately 6-8 weeks. …Read More→


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…Read More→

Lay-Up Season Begins

WINTER LAY-UP 2022/2023 HAMILTON, ON – During the winter months, shipping activity across the Great Lakes/St Lawrence Seaway takes a pause and the cargo vessels (known as “Lakers”) that normally transit these waterways are laid up, while they wait for the Seaway to reopen. In between seasons, ships undergo routine maintenance and upgrades while a…Read More→

HOPA Ports signs head lease with Max Aicher North America for industrial lands on Hamilton’s working waterfront

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority completes head lease with Max Aicher North America Agreement permits extensive investment in supply chain capacity with the development of 60-acre, multimodal parcel at Pier 18 on Hamilton Harbour The site is suitable to be used for flexible storage of steel, forest products and manufacturing components, warehousing and rail transloading of materials…Read More→

HOPA Top Employer 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28th, 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority ranked among Canada’s Top Employers for 2023 Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority recognized for 2nd year as one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers Annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers Recognizes employers in the Hamilton-Niagara area that lead their industry, offering an exceptional…Read More→

HOPA receives $4.9 million in Federal funding to relieve supply chain congestion in Hamilton

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority receives $4.9 million under the National Trade Corridors Fund Federal funding supports the Building Capacity in Canada’s Steel Supply Chain project The $9.8 million project will relieve supply chain congestion at the port HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) is welcoming funding from the Federal Government to relieve supply chain congestion…Read More→