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in an industry that moves the world–discover the possibilities at Ports America.

Where the pulse of global trade meets the precision of maritime excellence.

In the maritime industry, where colossal ships dock, and millions of tons of cargo are moved with precision, it takes teams of dedicated individuals to keep global trade in motion.

At Ports America, our teams play a critical role in driving the nation’s economic engine. Working in this dynamic sector means contributing to the seamless flow of goods and services, ensuring the pulse of commerce never skips a beat. At the forefront of the industry, our work sustains businesses, supports livelihoods, and fosters economic growth for communities across the nation.

As One Ports America operating in more than 33 ports and 70 locations, we’re able to leverage our size and scale to attract and develop best-in-class talent and management resources. At the intersection of innovation and maritime tradition, we are making waves in the attraction and retention of talent to drive the future of supply chain logistics and the maritime industry.

Life at Ports America

Our dynamic workplace is a testament to our unwavering dedication to cultivating a positive and collaborative environment that not only embraces diversity but also ignites a profound sense of belonging and purpose.

We recognize that teamwork is the heartbeat of our success, and we are committed to creating a workplace where every individual can flourish. With a remarkable employee retention rate, we take pride in the longevity of our workforce, exemplified by the impressive average tenure of our employees across the nation.

At Ports America, our mission is clear: to put people first.

Ports America is a team that spans generations. Some families have woven their legacies into the fabric of our organization, reinforcing our dedication to fostering growth not only within our company but also throughout the industry.

What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to providing opportunities for internal mobility and talent development. We believe in empowering our employees to explore their potential, ensuring both personal and professional growth. At Ports America, we don't just offer jobs; we provide a platform for thriving and realizing your fullest potential.

Union Labor Relations

As the largest employer of ILWU and ILA union labor in the country, we devote resources to maintain successful partnerships with union members who are the proud backbone of the national economy. The true grit and tenacity of these waterfront workers contribute to the industry’s adaptability and resilience as supply chain professionals navigate the challenges and discover solutions to keep the wheels of commerce turning.

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Ports America employee benefits and competitive compensation packages are built with you and your family in mind. Our benefits program offers inclusive nondiscriminatory coverage for you and your loved ones supplemented by company contributions.

Benefits include: Health and Wellness, FSA, HSA, Dental, Vision, income protection plans, retirement plans, tuition reimbursements, and a range of voluntary benefits.

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Questions about employment opportunities? Email: talent.development@portsamerica.com