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.  Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm with potential for overtime. 


  • Assisting with the launch of recreational boats
  • Blocking boats requiring manual lifting of heavy blocks
  • Maintain an organized, clean yard
  • Pressure washing and general maintenance
  • Operate machinery efficiently, effectively and safely
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Travel Lift (up to 80 tonnes) Operation Experience an asset
  • Heavy Equipment Operation Experience an asset


Outdoors (working inclement weather); physically demanding, combination of standing, walking, bending, crouching & kneeling; working near/around water; must be able to lift weights up to 22.5 kg (50 lbs).

Candidates must possess good communication skills, work well in a team environment, have positive work attitude, be willing to participate in a wide variety of tasks throughout the marina and hold a valid driver’s license.  Marina experience and a knowledge of recreational boats considered an asset. 

To apply for this position, please forward your resume to

“We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

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