Employee Resources

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.