Employee Resources

Fire Department Banner - The Hamilton Fire Department wants to hear from you

The Hamilton Fire Department would like to know how residents feel about the services we are providing. Your responses will help identify what is important to you, where we are performing well and areas where we can improve.

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Le Service des incendies souhaite que les résidents donnent leur avis sur les services offerts.  Vos réponses nous aideront à identifier ce qui est important pour vous, ce que nous faisons bien et ce que nous devons améliorer.

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Service at a Glance

A job posting says it's a unionized job position. Where can I find more information?

The City of Hamilton has collective agreements with various unions and associations that represent public service members. Before applying for an advertised position, review the membership terms and conditions of employment.

Do City employees receive any benefits?

The City of Hamilton offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Coverage includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Sick benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Canada Savings Bonds programs
  • Vacation entitlements
  • Discounted bus passes
How and when are employees paid?

All City employees are paid on a Friday pay date.

  • Salaried employees are paid for standard hours worked in a two-week period.
  • Wage employees are paid at least one week after the pay period ends.