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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 Summer at Jack London Square features free movies at the waterfront
Summer at Jack London Square features free movies at the waterfront
June 19th, 2018
Editors: See here for an overview video about events at Jack London Square. Oakland, Calif. – June 19, 2018: Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square starts Thursday evening at sundown with a... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Patchwork’s Summer Show at Jack London Square features emerging artists
Patchwork’s Summer Show at Jack London Square features emerging artists
June 13th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – June 13, 2018:  Jack London Square is home to Patchwork’s Summer Show Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features local emerging artists, crafters and... READ MORE
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Port of Oakland hires new Director of Human Resources
June 13th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – June 13, 2018: The Port of Oakland has named Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources. A 12-year Port veteran, Mr. Mitchell previously served as the Port’s... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland boss to grads: Don't pull back from the world
Port of Oakland boss to grads: Don't pull back from the world
June 11th, 2018
Seattle, Wash. – June 11, 2018: A global trade executive yesterday urged college graduates to reject “extreme protectionism,” calling it damaging and futile.  Speaking at Central Washington University’s Kent, Wash., commencement, Port... READ MORE