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Working at the Port Authority – Energy, Integrity and Service

Our nearly 8,000 employees are committed to the work they do – designing, engineering, maintaining, and operating the transportation infrastructure that moves people and goods to, from, and throughout one of the most economically competitive and culturally vibrant regions in the world. As part of our team, you will hustle alongside bright and talented leaders to rise to the challenges of moving and shaping the New York and New Jersey region each day. Join us in our mission – driven by a commitment to operational excellence, environmental sustainability, stellar customer experience, diversity, and collaboration.

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The Port Authority is made up of talented people from different backgrounds who are dedicated to our mission – to serve and move the region. Our proud and dedicated workforce, which numbers close to 8,000, is made up of the best and brightest, spanning across disciplines and demographics, all working side by side to operate our world class facilities to the highest standards of integrity while delivering a first class customer experience to the millions who rely on us each and every day.

We are proud to foster a workplace where our people can build relationships, share ideas, and grow their careers. Come join us.

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Career Development

The trajectory of a Port Authority career can take a variety of directions. The size of the agency and breadth of our mission enables our employees to build their careers while moving the region. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to further grow your professional expertise in your chosen field or you may choose to discover new career paths in a different area of our business.

We have an unwavering dedication to cultivating our talent, and as a result you will have access to internal promotion opportunities and well as countless training and development programs that enable you to chart your own course in your professional development.

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Our employees are the reason we are able to move the region and it is critical that we provide them with the security and stability they need to deliver their personal best each day. The Port Authority provides its employees with a comprehensive total rewards package, which may include:

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision 
  • Retirement & Savings Plans 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Commuter Benefits 
  • Work-Life Balance and Wellness  Programs 
  • And much, much more 

The Port Authority reserves the right, in its sole discretion, with or without notice, to change, modify and/or eliminate the benefits described herein. This overview is not intended to create, nor is it to be interpreted to constitute, either a promise or a contract by the Port Authority in relation to the matters described; nor is it intended to constitute an employment contract or an offer of employment; but rather is merely provided for informational purposes only.