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As one of the nation’s busiest ports, the Port of Houston Authority offers exciting career opportunities, competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

In addition to such benefits as medical coverage, tuition aid, and a retirement plan, the Port Authority also encourages commuting solutions through a vanpool program. In addition, some employees work an Employee Trip Reduction (ETR) schedule with alternate Fridays off as ETR days.

During the summer months, an internship program introduces college students to a wide variety of careers available at the port. Applications for this program are accepted annually.

Applications for employment with the Port Authority are accepted online. Instructions on how to apply for jobs with the Port Authority can be found here.  View our current Career Choices which includes additional information about each opportunity. When you take the first step with the Port of Houston Authority, you’ve taken the first step in the right direction in your new career path. Great pay, benefits, and a long tradition are just the beginning. “Get READY!”

The Port Authority does not hire any of the labor that works on the docks at the public or private terminals. To apply for those jobs, contact the various unions directly:

ILA Local No. 24 (Longshoremen)
7811 Harrisburg
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 923-2564

ILA Local 28 (Warehouse)
4100 Greenshadow Dr.
Pasadena, TX 77503
(281) 478-4612

ILA Local 1351 (Clerks)
7524 Avenue N
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 923-2839

ILA Local 1530 (Port Maintenance)
14103 Morrinscott Dr.
Houston, TX 7049
(713) 923-2564


Please note:
The Port of Houston Authority is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms without a written search agreement in place. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at the Port of Houston Authority via email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at the Port of Houston Authority in any form without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of the Port of Houston Authority, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the Port Authority as a result of the referral or through other means.


 

The Port of Houston Authority

111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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