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Second Annual People of the Port Career Fair Set for April 16

The Port of San Diego, in partnership with the San Diego Working Waterfront and Port tenants, is hosting the second annual People of the Port Career Fair. The goal is to provide opportunities for people throughout the region to learn about and apply for jobs and careers along the San Diego Bay waterfront. An indispensable economic engine in the San Diego region, the Port supports more than 64,000 good paying jobs and injects $9.2 billion into the county’s economy (Source: 2019 Economic Impact Report). 

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

B Street Pier
1140 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101
*Free parking on B Street Pier

Approximately 30 businesses are participating with job openings for people at all education, skill, and experience levels (Spanish speaking volunteers will be present). Industries include:

  • Aquaculture
  • Cruise
  • Food industry
  • Hospitality
  • Marine retrofit and construction
  • Military
  • Public Safety
  • Public Sector
  • Retail
  • Shipbuilding
  • Ship Repair
  • Transportation & Automotive
  • Tourism & Entertainment

In addition to meet and greet opportunities with employers, informative breakout sessions are being offered to attendees. Additionally, to help close the gap between education and workforce development, the Port and its tenants are partnering with the San Diego Community College District to share information on how colleges can update their curriculum to help meet hiring needs in the region.
The Port is an economic driver for the people and businesses throughout the San Diego region, providing opportunities for a good quality of life.


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.