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Job ID: 31423
Department: Human Resources
Location: 4 World Trade Center
The Port Authority’s Tunnels, Bridges and Terminal Department runs some of the busiest and most critical transportation facilities in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region. The six vehicular crossings (the George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel, Holland Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing), and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown and the and George Washington Bridge Bus Station in northern Manhattan serve nearly 1 million travelers daily. It takes a dedicated team of hundreds of men and women to operate these facilities safely, efficiently, and with a high standard of customer service. We are rebuilding facilities and systems, with two major bridge replacements and a new electronic toll collection system underway, and several mega projects on the horizon, including the replacement of the world’s busiest bus station, the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Our program of infrastructure and systems renewal provides an opportunity to reimagine our operations for the 21st century.
The Port Authority’s Operations Fellows Program is an opportunity for passionate individuals to help shape the future our transportation network. As part of this program, we are seeking transportation professionals with an interest in operations management to join our Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals team. Since the opening of the Holland Tunnel in 1927, the Port Authority has been a leader and innovator in surface transportation. This is your chance to join the Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals team as we connect the region in new ways for generations to come.
The Operations Fellows Program within the Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals Department is designed for career-minded individuals with an interest transportation operations management, who aspire to manage people in the future. This program is a two-year rotational experience designed to provide candidates with exposure to a variety of operating functions that are at the heart of our tunnel, bridge and bus terminal operations, including:
In addition to rotational assignments within the Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals Department, individuals will be able to learn more about the Port Authority overall through executive networking sessions, facility tours, and structured training and development programs. Operations Fellows will also have leadership development opportunities through customized training and workshops, individual coaching and mentoring, and development exercises to prepare them to become future leaders the Port Authority’s essential operations. Upon successful completion of the program, Operations Fellows will be considered for operations management roles within the Tunnels, Bridges and Terminal Department.
Operations Fellows will be selected based on academic achievement, analytical and communication skills, and work experience. The selection process for the Program is highly rigorous and consists of multiple rounds of interviews, including a qualitative interview, a competency-based panel interview, and multiple assessment exercises.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
Compensation & Benefits
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
How To Apply
About The Port Authority
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.