Competitive pay and generous benefits

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We work to attract and retain qualified, productive employees who further our mission and core values. We value a constructive and achievement-oriented workplace.

We provide an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, prescription drug and vision coverage, as well as life insurance and long-term disability premiums.

Eligible employees also receive a healthcare reimbursement account, Washington State Employees' Retirement Systems account, deferred compensation plan, flexible spending account, an employee assistance program, and vacation, sick leave and holidays.

More employment opportunities

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The Northwest Seaport Alliance jobs

Additional opportunities are available through The Northwest Seaport Alliance, the marine-cargo operating partnership of the ports of Tacoma and Seattle.

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Longshore workforce

The Port of Tacoma enjoys a tremendous relationship with our labor partners. Members of ILWU Local #23 keep the cargo moving through our terminals safely and quickly. Find out more at the Pacific Maritime Association.

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Industry jobs

Many of the 48,000 jobs supported by our marine cargo operations are provided by employers in the industry. These include warehouses, freight forwarders, manufacturing companies and trucking companies. View some of the local supply chain service providers in our Facility Finder and look for job opportunities on their websites.