Job Opportunities

The Port of San Francisco is an enterprise agency of the City and County of San Francisco and is governed by a Commission of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Commission is responsible for overseeing a broad range of waterfront commercial, maritime, and public access facilities that are held in public trust for the people of California. The Port’s jurisdiction covers approximately 7.5 miles of waterfront land from Pier 98, near Hunter’s Point in the southern part of San Francisco, to Fisherman’s Wharf in the northern part of the City. The Port’s diverse business portfolio includes over 550 ground, commercial, retail, office, industrial and maritime industrial leases including cargo shipping, ship repair, excursion boats, ferry boats, fishing and fish processing/distribution, tourism, filming, harbor services, and cruise-shipping. 


Current Openings

5502 Project Manager 1 - Capital Projects (two openings, filing deadline October 4, 2019) 

The Port is working to address an approximately $100 million of Port project backlog by undertaking several complex marine-related and infrastructure projects, requiring additional staff support through all phases of project delivery. The Port’s Engineering Division is growing its project management capabilities to meet this need. The Project Manager I will execute projects in the Port’s backlog.  Sample projects include Pier 19 North Apron, China Basin Float Repair and Pier 90 Silo Demolition Project.

5502 Project Manager 1 - Development Projects (one opening, filing deadline October 4, 2019)

The Project Manager in this role will be a key member of the team implementing the Special Use Districts at Pier 70 and Mission Rock, two properties recently entitled for 37 combined blocks of new utility systems, streets, parks, and nearly 6 million square feet of new development.

9343 Roofer (continuous)

The six (6) week project will re-roof approximately 50,000 square feet of the Pier 35 Shed utilizing Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) materials and process. Working under general supervision, the essential functions of a roofer are to maintain, repair and reroof a variety of roofs/structures as a member of a roofing crew.

Essential duties include maintaining, repairing and reroofing a variety of roofs; by replacing damaged tile or shingle, applying additional layers of cap sheet over a built-up roof and removing old cap sheet/felt. Assembles, operates and maintains equipment in a safe and proper manner such as hoists, cranes, asphalt kettles, ladders, brackets, planks and fall protection. Secures equipment to ensure safety and prevent damage to buildings, equipment and supplies or prevent injury to personnel. Roofers may also inspect existing roof surfaces for roof or system failure and may perform work above or near water. Apply on the San Francisco DHR website.


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In addition to competitive salaries, the Port of San Francisco offers flexible benefit plans with pre-tax elections that include:

»» Medical and dental insurance;
»» Vision care plan;
»» Flexible spending account;
»» Retirement plan;
»» Deferred compensation plan;
»» Long-term disability plan;
»» Management Training Fund;
»» 11 paid holidays per year;
»» Floating holidays;
»» 10 to 20 vacation days per year depending on years of service;
»» 5 days of paid executive leave per year;
»» Up to 100 hours paid administrative leave per year;
»» 13 sick leave days per year; and
»» Credit Union.

Additional job opening can be found at the City and County of San Francisco Employment Opportunities website.