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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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Thumbnail of Oakland Dance Festival at Jack London Square expected to draw 10,000 visitors
Oakland Dance Festival at Jack London Square expected to draw 10,000 visitors
April 19th, 2018
Editors: Oakland Dance Festival video here Oakland, Calif. – April 19, 2018: Oakland Dance Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary at Jack London Square with two days of free performances by professionals and... READ MORE
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Oakland International Airport holds career day for youngsters
April 13th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – Apr. 13, 2018: Oakland International Airport is sponsoring “Oakland Aviation Day” for 30 elementary school students from the Oakland Unified School District tomorrow. The day-long camp will... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland sponsors 250 students at Children's Fairyland
Port of Oakland sponsors 250 students at Children's Fairyland
April 11th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – April 11, 2018: The Port of Oakland is sending 250 Oakland youngsters to Children’s Fairyland April 13 for a day of fun and education. Students from five... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland harbor tours return May through October
Port of Oakland harbor tours return May through October
April 9th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – April 9, 2018: The Port of Oakland’s free harbor tours will return this May and run through October. The Port published its 2018 harbor tour schedule this morning. Due to their... READ MORE