The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) is committed to providing a working environment conducive to professional growth and personal goal achievement for all its employees. We currently employ over 60 employees in the areas of:
- Business Development
- Real Estate
- Information Technology
- Human Resources
Positions with the HPA will be posted in this section of the site as they become available. In addition, you may forward your resume to Halifax Port Authority Human Resources, where it will be maintained on our database for six months. When responding to specific opportunities, unless otherwise specified, please send all correspondence to:
Halifax Port Authority
P.O. Box 336
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
Fax: (902) 426-7335
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels. The Halifax Port Authority welcomes applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women, in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the above groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your covering letter, or on your resumé.
The Port of Halifax is about making connections between people, commerce and opportunity. We take a leadership role in developing business for the Port of Halifax in collaboration with our partners and we responsibly manage Port of Halifax assets.
The Port of Halifax is Canada’s Ultra Atlantic Gateway, connecting to more than 150 countries. The direct economic output of Port of Halifax operations and Nova Scotia exporters is $2.45 billion, generating 13,600 jobs. Offering a natural, deep harbour and big ship infrastructure, Halifax can accommodate large volumes of containerized cargo, breakbulk cargo and project cargo of any size. Collaborating and working with strong partners and stakeholders, the Port community in Halifax continues to deliver excellence.
At this time, the Halifax Port Authority (“HPA”) requires a
Under general supervision of the Working Shop Foreman, the Plumber performs duties of a qualified plumber, maintains tools and equipment, follows safety regulations, and performs other related duties. More specifically, the Plumber installs and repairs fixtures, (sinks, water heaters, water fountains, toilets), maintains and repairs heating systems, and monitors and assists in the annual testing of sprinkler systems. This position also isolates water main breaks and carries out annual flushing and servicing of hire hydrants. The Plumber also performs renovations by relocating, installing new/old fixtures, pipe etc. as required by measuring, cutting, threading, bending, and installing new pipes (cooper, plastic, cast iron). This position inspects equipment and piping in various facilities on a regular basis and participates in snow removal as required.
The successful candidate must have successfully completed Grade 12 and be a Certified Journeyman Plumber with the Province of Nova Scotia. A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a journeyman in the trade is required. A Sprinkler System Ticket would be considered an asset. Applicants are encouraged to list all secondary education, skills, trade certificates, heavy equipment operation, etc. which will all be considered during the selection process.
This is a bargaining unit position represented by the International Longshoremen’s Association (Local 1843). A competitive hourly wage of $31.61 is offered, together with a comprehensive benefit package.
The successful candidate will be subject to successfully completing a physical examination, must pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check and must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Marine Transportation Security Clearance (MTSC). Must also possess a valid Class 5 motor vehicle license, a clean Driver’s Abstract and be insurable under HPA’s policy.
HPA takes the health and safety of its job applicants and employees seriously. All recruitment activities and interviews will be done following all social distancing and COVID-19 restrictions. For applicants with concerns about the recruitment process or to request another accommodation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, please forward a résumé by e-mail in confidence to:
Director, Human Resources & Labour Relations
Halifax Port Authority
Applications should be received no later than April 21, 2021. We thank all applicants and ensure that all inquiries will be treated confidentially; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.