[Skip to Content]
Port of Oakland Mobile Logo
JOIN USFull Menu
Image of Employees

Employees

Your Port. Your Future.

Port-Proud Employees

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.

Justin Lagman
Image of Justin Lagman
Port Human Resource Technician
Contact
Contact Us



    I have read and agree I have read and agree to the Port of Oakland Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    Community
    Thumbnail of Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program
    Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program
    January 18th, 2023
    Oakland, Calif. – Jan.­­­­ 18, 2023: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly motivated full-time college students for its 2023 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply... READ MORE
    Thumbnail of Port of Oakland debuts zero-emissions top picks
    Port of Oakland debuts zero-emissions top picks
    December 23rd, 2022
    Oakland, Calif. – December 23, 2022: Two, all-electric top picks are operating at the Port of Oakland. They are part of a demonstration project to create a zero-emissions seaport. The Oakland Seaport has... READ MORE
    Thumbnail of State says ‘yes’ to $175 million to upgrade Oakland Seaport gateway
    State says ‘yes’ to $175 million to upgrade Oakland Seaport gateway
    December 8th, 2022
    Oakland, Calif. – December 8, 2022: The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $175 million in funding today for the 7th Street Grade Separation East Project (Project). The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda... READ MORE
    Thumbnail of Port of Oakland welcomes solutions to sea level rise
    Port of Oakland welcomes solutions to sea level rise
    November 15th, 2022
    Oakland, Calif. – November 15, 2022: Port officials from around the country and overseas, gathered virtually this month to discuss the impacts of climate change and sea level rise, search for mitigations, and share best... READ MORE