FIND A CAREER AT THE PORT OF GULFPORT
The Port of Gulfport has partnered with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) Commission’s Workforce Investment Network (WIN) Job Centers to let the public know about job opportunities associated with the Port.
Job candidates who are interested in working at the deep-water port located on HWY 90 or the inland port facility located on Seaway Road can register online through MDES’s WINGS system or by visiting a WIN Job Center. For online access, please visit www.mississippiworks.org to search for jobs offered by Port tenants, vendors and others. Note that as part of this registration process you’ll need a valid email address to confirm your registration.
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES AND JOB FAIRS:
More information concerning training and job fairs will be posted as more details become available. Individuals seeking more information about job preparedness and future job opportunities should email JobsInfo@shipmspa.com.
CATEGORIES OF JOBS:
PORT AUTHORITY JOBS
There are no current openings at the Port Authority.
The construction jobs are involved with the Port’s restoration project. Any job opening dealing with the construction project will come from contractors or sub-contractors working on the port site and will be posted on www.mississippiworks.org. A mobile app for Android and iOS is available for download.
Section 3 requires that when employment or contracting opportunities are generated by HUD funded projects, preference is given to low moderate income persons and businesses residing in the community where the project is located.
Section 3 preference is based on household income and location. Preference for the Port of Gulfport’s project are the three coastal counties: Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson County.
These job openings will be created by Port of Gulfport tenants. Tenants include Edison Chouest (TopShip), McDermott International, Dole, Crowley, Chemours, Island View, the University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, and Ports America. All job openings with Port tenants will be posted on www.mississippiworks.org. A mobile app for Android and iOS is available for download.
Our commitment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is that the Port will create 1,300 new jobs within three years of the completion of the restoration project. Construction is expected to be completed in late summer 2017, therefore the 1,300 new job goal will be met by late summer 2020. The national objective’s goal of the Port of Gulfport Restoration Program is to make available to the greatest extent feasible to low moderate income persons 51 percent of the jobs created from the Port’s Restoration Project.
Preference is given to low moderate income persons residing in the community where the project is located and is based on household income and location. Location preference for the Port of Gulfport’s project includes the three coastal counties: Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson County.