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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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Jack London Square’s “six pack” of special events starts Thursday
August 7th, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – August 7, 2019: Jack London Square packs a punch this week with six special events starting Thursday. The summer weather brings out the crowds for a variety of... READ MORE
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Jack London Square’s Pedalfest expected to attract 20,000 visitors
July 31st, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – July 31, 2019: Pedalfest, celebrating all things cycling, food and family, will attract more than 20,000 bike lovers and the bike-curious to Jack London Square this Saturday, from... READ MORE
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Today's chatter: Port of Oakland welcomes 10,000th visitor
July 30th, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – July 30, 2019: Talk may be cheap but it’s popular online, according to the Port of Oakland. The Port said today that its web-based customer service feature... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Puppies and kittens at Jack London Square for Adopt-a-Thon
Puppies and kittens at Jack London Square for Adopt-a-Thon
July 25th, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – July 25, 2019:  Jack London Square welcomes the East Bay SPCA’s annual Adopt-a-Thon this Sunday where close to 30 local animal shelters and rescues come together. “The goal... READ MORE