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Port of San Diego to Host Community Job Fair on May 29

The Port of San Diego is hosting a job fair for opportunities with maritime industry-related businesses, as well as the Port’s Harbor Police Department, the National City Police Department and United States Coast Guard Sector San Diego. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the National City Aquatic Center at Pepper Park, 3299 Tidelands Avenue, National City, CA 91950.

The job fair is being held in conjunction with the Port’s Maritime Month activities. Maritime Month is the region’s unique celebration of National Maritime Day on May 22, which is a day to pay special tribute to the merchant marines and to the benefits that the maritime industry provides to the country.

Maritime business at the Port of San Diego includes cargo, cruise, shipbuilding and ship repair, and commercial fishing. Together these businesses provide approximately 13,400 jobs and $2.7 billion in economic impact to the region.

Event details:

What: Community Job Fair

Who:  Port of San Diego, United States Coast Guard Sector San Diego, Harbor Police Department, National City Police Department, Pasha Automotive Services and other local maritime-related businesses.

When: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Where: National City Aquatic Center at Pepper Park, 3299 Tidelands Avenue, National City, CA 91950

Parking: Free parking is available in Pepper Park’s parking lot. Please do not park in stalls reserved for vehicles with boat trailers.

About THE Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego serves the people of California as a specially created district, balancing multiple uses on 34 miles along San Diego Bay spanning five cities. Collecting no tax dollars, the Port manages a diverse portfolio to generate revenues that support vital public services and amenities.

The Port champions Maritime, Waterfront Development, Public Safety, Experiences and Environment, all focused on enriching the relationship people and businesses have with our dynamic waterfront. From cargo and cruise terminals to hotels and restaurants, from marinas to museums, from 22 public parks to countless events, the Port contributes to the region’s prosperity and remarkable way of life on a daily basis.


Port of San Diego Maritime is our gateway to the world—leading our working waterfront and facilitating the movement of goods and people, internationally and domestically.

Port Maritime businesses employ thousands of residents and generate billions of dollars per year for the regional economy, creating a prosperous global economic engine for all.