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The Port is well known as a dynamic, complex organization that helps power the Bay Area economy. We list approximately 250 job categories on our employment website page showcasing the diversity of positions available in our seaport, airport, and commercial real estate enterprises. Only a multi-faceted agency such as the Port could provide a range of job categories and functions. We take great pride in offering excellent compensation, benefits, and advancement opportunities to recruit and retain a talented staff.

Operations at our airport and seaport account for over 90% of Port jobs. The positions cover virtually every activity related to airport and airfield operations, maintaining sizable harbor and airport infrastructure and facilities, communicating with all of our stakeholders, and meeting stringent national, state, and local regulatory mandates. The Port employs highly skilled employees with a wide variety of backgrounds that keep Bay Area commerce moving efficiently.

When you join the Port, you become part of a professional team that has a huge impact on the local economy. It’s an enormous responsibility that we take very seriously. Port participation in and contributions to the immediate community are visible throughout the Bay Area, including a corporate commitment to broadening economic opportunities for all residents.

From safeguarding public tidelands to promoting small, locally owned businesses, awarding scholarships, and hosting hundreds of free public educational and recreation events each year in Jack London Square, we make tangible contributions to the community every day.

Employment with the Port is so much more than just a job – it’s about building a rewarding career.

See what opportunities are available and start building your future today.

Cheryl Ho
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American Idol to hold open auditions in Jack London Square Sunday
August 17th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – August 17, 2017: Jack London Square is the California location this Sunday for American Idol’s open auditions for its upcoming broadcast season. Hundreds of singers hoping for... READ MORE
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Grilled Cheese Block Party at Jack London Square to draw more than 3,000 people
August 16th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – August 16, 2017 – Jack London Square is home to the new Grilled Cheese Block Party, this Saturday, as part of its summer series of food-themed events. From Noon... READ MORE
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Port of Oakland OKs new high-power line to plug in more ships
August 14th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – August 14, 2017: Port of Oakland officials said today they’ve commissioned new equipment bolstering efforts to curb diesel emissions from ships.  The Port OKd a high-voltage cable... READ MORE
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Port of Oakland sells bonds to refinance $324 million in debt
August 7th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – Aug. 7, 2017: The Port of Oakland said today it has completed the sale of bonds to lower debt costs.  The Port said its $324 million refinancing... READ MORE