Porter needed at Hamilton Health Sciences Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – Apply now

Jul 24
By | Jobs
The Porter functions within Central Portering and is responsible for transporting and distributing equipment, supplies, food and linen as well as transporting patients.

  • Grade 12 (preferred)
  • Oral and written English ability
  • Ability to identify and respond to priorities
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Ability to adjust to handling of highs and lows in providing services
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to operate tow motor, where applicable
  • Ability to operate delivery equipment
  • Ability to push, pull and lift heavy equipment and stand constantly
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds (linen)
  • Ability to move patients

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.



Primary Location


This position will be located at

Hamilton General Hospital





Hours per week


Number of Openings


Union Code

CUPE 7800

Minimum Salary


Maximum Salary


Post Date

May 22, 2023, 11:00:00 PM

May 29, 2023, 10:59:00 PM

Unit Summary

Customer Support Services provides a variety of diverse services to clients in both the clinical and non-clinical areas of Hamilton Health Sciences as well external clients. The program was designed to serve an integrator function among support services. We are committed to providing the highest quality service, within existing resources, to our clients for the benefit of our patients and community. Services provided include Portering, Linen, Clinical and Core Housekeeping, Room Booking, Learning Centre, Corporate Svs Scheduling Office, Waste.

Schedule Work Hours

nights, weekends, holidays


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

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To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement

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