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Employment Opportunities

Join Our Team

Take a look at what it’s like to work at the Port!

Our work is exciting and challenging. The Port of Long Beach is a leader in international maritime commerce and a pioneer in environmental stewardship.

Under the direction of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, more than 475 employees manage the Port through 20 divisions:

  • Business Development
  • Communications and Community Relations
  • Construction Management
  • Design
  • Environmental Planning
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Government Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Information Management
  • Maintenance
  • Master Planning
  • Program Management
  • Project Controls
  • Real Estate
  • Risk Management
  • Security
  • Surveys
  • Tenant Services
  • Transportation Planning

Port employees
Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our communities by serving as a world leader in international goods movement, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity. Our workers make Long Beach and Southern California a better place to live and work.

If you want a job that matters, we are looking for talented, energetic and dedicated individuals to join our team.

Job Openings

Civil Service Openings
The Port of Long Beach hires most employees through the Civil Service employment process administered by the City of Long Beach Civil Service Department.

Non-Civil Service Job Openings
These positions are Unclassified (Non-Civil Service) for which the Port is currently recruiting.

Current Executive
Leadership Openings

These At-Will positions are part of our executive leadership team.

Upcoming Openings
The Port of Long Beach accepts applications only for positions that are currently open for filing. Job opportunity information is updated as positions become available. Please check our site regularly to find out the status of the recruitment.

Promotional/Transfer Job Opportunities

More Job Resources
Many jobs at the Port of Long Beach are filled by terminal operators, shipping companies and other firms that do business here. Click for information on these types of positions and on training programs.

Internship Opportunities

Hire Long Beach
Partnering with agencies in Lomita, Long Beach, San Pedro, Signal Hill, Torrance, Wilmington and the Harbor City area, Hire Long Beach provides services for both job seekers and businesses.

Their Annual Report tells you about their partners, their customers and lives that have been changed, as well as the numbers served during these tough economic times. The electronic version of the Annual Report and the Little Book of Numbers are online for your review. Please allow a moment for them to open.

Hard copies are available. To request copies at no cost, email .

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