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Working at the Port Authority – Energy, Integrity and Service

Our nearly 7,000 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/New Jersey region each day. This mission requires energy, integrity and the inspiration to serve.

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At the Port Authority you’ll find a crossroads of talented people from all different backgrounds that are aligned to one mission to serve. Our employees are proud of the work they do, are rooted in the agency’s traditions and history and uphold the highest levels of integrity. And this passion for service also extends to one another. While we have close to 7,000 employees, we think you’ll find a work environment that feels like a second home. We have created a workplace where our people can build relationships, share ideas, and grow. 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 direct your own 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 the following:

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision
  • Retirement & Savings Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commutation Benefits
  • Work, Life Balance Programs

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.