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Below, currently open positions with Washington ports and from sister ports and affiliated organizations. Have an opportunity you'd like posted? Reach out to Missy Goodell for details.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Port of Seattle

Posting closes: October 16, 2018

Provide high-level administrative support to the Department Director and Sr. Managers in the Central Procurement Office (CPO) and backup support to the P-Card administrator.

For further information, and to apply, visit:

Port Counsel

Port of Port Angeles

Posting closes: October 15, 2018

The Port of Port Angeles is currently recruiting for the position of Port Counsel.  Port Counsel advises the Port Commission and Port staff on routine legal matters; oversees the selection and, as appropriate, the work of the Port’s special legal counsel; provides guidance in human resources and risk management matters; and represents and advises the Port Commission, Executive Director, department heads and employees in legal matters pertaining to municipal activities and functions of their offices or positions. It is anticipated that Port Counsel functions will occupy one-half of a full-time position.  The other half of the full-time position could be allocated to administration, operations, or special projects, based upon the experience and expertise of the qualified candidate.  Alternatively, the Port Counsel position could be a half-time position. For the complete job description, please visit  The first review of applications will be on October 15, 2018.  

Executive Director

Port of Olympia

Posting closes: Open until Filled, Submit by November 5, 2018

The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Port and leads all departments, including the Swantown Marina and Boatworks, Marine Terminal, Airport, Real Estate and Business Development, Administration and Finance, and Planning, Public Works, and Environmental. Under the direction and guidance of the Commission, the Executive Director oversees the implementation of goals, objectives, business plans, budgetsand programs for all business units and departments. In addition, the Executive Director develops and maintains positive relationships with tenants, customers, tribes, businesses, labor unions and community groups. The Executive Director oversees a $10 million operating budget and 42 full time employees. The Executive Director reports to a three-member Commission that establishes the strategy, policies and objectives of the Port. Each Commissioner represents a district within Thurston County and serves a four-year team.

Persons interested in this position must submit a cover letter and a current resume. If you have questions regarding this announcement, please call Marissa Karras at 360-956-1336. The position will remain open until filled; however, the screening process will move quickly. Please submit your application materials at as soon as possible but no later than November 5th, 2018. Find futher details here.

Senior Maritime Marketing Manager

Port of Seattle

Posting closes: September 26, 2018

PURPOSE: Successfully identify emerging markets, new cruise lines, cruise line itineraries and products, commercial/fishing and recreational boating moorage products and services in order to expand maritime business, and retain existing customers.  Must have in-depth knowledge of marketing concepts, such as paid/non-paid advertising, branding, communications, event planning and trade show management/development.  Knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting the Port. Knowledge of competition and strategies and tactics successful in the maritime industry. Knowledge to create and sustain brand awareness concepts for maintaining the facility imaging. Knowledge to develop and execute campaigns that convey key messages and images to the general public through various communication projects. Understands, values and applies a strategic view to program development and implementation. 
To apply, please visit:

Deputy General Manager

Port of Cascade Locks

Posting closes: September 13, 2018

The Deputy General Manager reports and is directly responsible to the Port General Manager and Commissioners and oversees and assists in the general operation of the Port. The Deputy General Manager is responsible for assisting in the development of plans, actions and the delivery of Port Commission established vision and direction. One of the major goals of the Deputy General Manager is the creation of jobs, new businesses in the community and the strengthening of existing businesses, while helping to improve the service level and efficiency of the Port.  

To apply, visit:  or call 541-374-2403 for details.

Cyber Information Security Manager

Port of Long Beach

Posting closes: Friday, September 21, 2018

The Port of Long Beach is one of the world’s busiest seaports and is a leading gateway for international trade. The Port has an outstanding international reputation and is a fast paced, collaborative, diverse, and results-oriented organization. The Port is seeking an accomplished IT professional who possesses technical expertise in the cybersecurity industry and the aptitude to be a working manager.

To apply, visit: or contact Josh Jones at: 916-471-3301

Senior Contract Administrator

Port of Olympia

Posting closes:   August 5, 2018

The Port of Olympia is seeking qualified candidates for their Senior Contract Administrator position.  This position provides strategic planning, oversight and governance of bidding and contractual arrangements for all Port departments, and shapes and defines procurement policies that regulate and have authority over all Port departments. 

Click here for more job information and to apply: 

Manager AV Maintenance 

Port of Seattle

Posting closes:  July 18, 2018

The Port of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for its Aviation Fleet Manager who will implement, direct and guide the Fleet Services program for the Port of Seattle's Aviation Division.  Program includes the procurement, utilization, operation, maintenance and repair, fueling, repair parts, and the disposition of the Aviation Division vehicles and vehicle-related equipment. 

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Senior Manager of Maintenance & Facilities

Port of Astoria

Posting closes:  Open until filled

The Port of Astoria is seeking qualified candidates for its Senior Manager of Maintenance and Facilities,.  Position responsibilities and qualifications are on our website. 

To apply, please forward a cover letter, resume and Port of Astoria job application to  Job application may be found on the Port of Astoria's website at information/online forms/.  No calls please.

Burbank Maintenance Lead

Port of Walla Walla

Posting closes:  Open until filled

Burbank Maintenance Lead/Water System Operator/Wastewater Attendant.  The Port of Walla Walla has an opening for a full-time Maintenance position.  Salary range is $58,000 - $70,000 full-time plus benefits per year; DOQ/DOE. A detailed job description and employment application can be obtained online at or available at the Port Administrative Office located at 310 A Street, Walla Walla, WA.  First cutoff for applications is Friday, July 13, 2018 and must arrive at the Port Administrative Office, 310 A Street, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 by 4:00pm PST. Applicants to submit a Port of Walla Walla application, cover letter or letter of interest and resume, including references. The Port of Walla Walla is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Airport Facilities & Maintenance Technician

Port of Olympia  

Posting closes: June 17, 2018 at 11:59p.m.

The position is responsible for maintenance of the Airport & other facilities and equipment under direction of the Airport Director and Airport Maintenance Supervisor.

Apply at:

Property Manager

Port of Olympia

Posting closes: June 17, 2018 at 11:59p.m. 

The Property Manager manages the Port's leased and vacant leasable properties and facilities, and other lands/facilities as appropriate, acts as its primary contact regarding property management matters. This position also communicates with tenants on matters related to their leases and lease compliance. This position provides property management and lease administration support and customer service to all Port business units, staff, tenants, and other customers to meet Port and department goals. This position requires strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community, with a high level of discretion and independent judgment. Apply at:

Accountant III - Investments / GL

Port of Seattle

Posting closes: October 28, 2018

Provide accounting support for the Port’s Treasury investment activities, and perform other General Ledger accounting functions.  Provide complex accounting, technical and system support to ensure the financial integrity of information posted to the General Ledger through research, analysis, risk mitigation and reconciliations of accounts. Ensure Port policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), regulations and laws are applied accurately. 

For more information, and to apply, visit:

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Port of Seattle

Posting closes: October 31, 2018

The General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer (“GC/CCO”) leads and manages the Port of Seattle’s legal division, and provides legal counsel to the Port’s leadership.  
The GC/CCO oversees the Port’s legal strategy and compliance with laws and regulations, advises on business and governmental dealings, and addresses questions regarding the legal authority of the Port.  In addition, the GC/CCO oversees compliance issues, including the Port’s records and public disclosure obligations.
The GC/CCO is a member of the Port Executive Leadership Team, and has a dual reporting relationship to the Executive Director and the Port Commission President.  The GC/CCO is a key leader who partners with the Commissioners to advance the Port’s economic and policy goals.  The Port of Seattle plays a key role in the local economy, providing maritime and airport operations and other activities that drive job growth and increase prosperity throughout the Puget Sound region.

For more information, and to apply, visit

Accounting Assistant

Port of Chelan County

Posting closes:  April, 20, 2018, 5 p.m.

The Port of Chelan County is seeking applicants for a full-time accounting assistant position.

This is a bookkeeping position requiring five years experience in payables, receivables, payroll, invoicing, QuickBooks and the applicants must have exceptional bookkeeping, computer, organizational and time management skills.  Public agency experience is preferred but not required.  Salary DOQ, plus comprehensive benefits package.

For more information refer to:   The Port is an equal opportunity employer.

Maintenance Manager

Port of Poulsbo


Posting closes: Open until Filled

The Maintenance Manager is an “at will” position that reports directly to the Port Commission.  This position is primarily responsible for managing the maintenance activities and large scale capital projects for all Port facilities.  Authority is delegated by the Port Commission to the Maintenance Manager for the day-to-day administration of facility maintenance operations. The Maintenance Manager in turn may delegate specific responsibilities and authority for administration of associated duties to designated personnel.

For further details, or to apply, visit:

Human Resources Manager

Port of Tacoma

Posting closes: open until filled

Under the direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer, this position will be primarily responsible for directing and managing the following HR functional areas: classification and compensation, workforce planning, performance management, reward and recognition and diversity and inclusion.  The incumbent will also assist in other functional areas and provides professional support to the Chief Human Resource Officer in strategy development and the creation of short and long terms goals.

For more information, or to apply, visit:

Contracts & Procurement Specialist

Port of Tacoma

Posting closes: open until filled

The Contracts and Procurement Specialist supports the preparation and administration of contracting activities across the organization. This position is responsible for coordinating bid opening details and serves as the point-of-contact for information requests regarding bids, upcoming opportunities and project status updates.  This position works to ensure full compliance with the Port's procurement activities.  The Contracts & Procurement Specialist provides backup to the Contracts & Procurement Analyst and Sr. Contracts Administrators, to include preparation of solicitation documents and managing other procurement activities, processing invoices for payment, and preparing a quarterly commitment report.

For more information, or to apply, visit:

Maintenance Tech II / Mechanic I

Port of Port Townsend

Posting closes: Open until filled

Join the dynamic team at the Port of Port Townsend! The Port is seeking a self-motivated, team-oriented, and positive individual to join the Port team as a full-time Maintenance Technician II/Mechanic I. Job description and application are at Submissions should include application, resume and cover letter.  Salary range is $23.78 - $26.77, DOE and DOQ, and includes benefits package. This is a union position. The Port of Port Townsend is an Equal Opportunity Employer.