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Port of San Diego to Host Inaugural People of the Port Career Fair

The Port of San Diego is an indispensable economic engine in the San Diego region, supporting more than 64,000 good paying jobs and injecting $9.2 billion into the county’s economy (Source: 2019 Economic Impact Report). In collaboration with its waterfront tenants, the Port is hosting the first ever People of the Port Career Fair to help people in the region find their next career opportunities.



Friday, April 7, 2023
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

InterContinental San Diego
901 Bayfront Court 
San Diego, CA 92101
*Attendees are encouraged to use public transportation.

Nearly 40 bayfront businesses are participating and will have job openings for people at all education, skill, and experience levels. Participating industries include:

  • Aquaculture
  • Cruise 
  • Commercial and sportfishing 
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Engineering 
  • Food industry 
  • Hospitality 
  • Marine retrofit and construction 
  • Maritime 
  • Military 
  • Public Safety 
  • Public Sector 
  • Retail 
  • Shipbuilding 
  • Ship Repair
  • Shipping and logistics 
  • Transportation & Automotive 
  • Travel Industry 
  • Tourism & Entertainment

For more information, including the latest list of employers that will be represented, tips for success, and educational sessions that will be held during the event, go to

As a Port of communities, the Port strives to be an economic driver for the people and businesses in our region by providing opportunities for a good quality of life. In addition to the career fair, the Port of San Diego and its tenants 


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.