Job Resources

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Many goods movement industry jobs are filled by agencies other than the Port. Workers within terminals are employed by terminal operators, who lease land from the Port of Long Beach. Most construction and environmental project jobs are filled by the contractors hired to complete the projects. Many of these jobs require specific skills. Following is a list of resources for those seeking work or training opportunities.

Hire Long Beach
(Job and training resource site for positions throughout the Long Beach area)
Toll Free: 800-292-7200
TTY: 562-570-4629

International Longshore & Warehouse Union Local 13
(Local dockworkers union, represents most employees at terminals)

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW Local 11
323-221-5881 ext. 3004

Pacific Maritime Association
(Represents shippers, negotiates contracts with ILWU)

Training and Educational Programs

Operating Engineers Local 501 Apprenticeship and Training Center

Long Beach City College School of Trades and Industrial Technologies

Laborers’ International Union of North America

Electrical Training Institute of Southern California

California State University, Long Beach: Global Logistics
Master’s Degree in Global Logistics, certificate in Global Logistics

California State University, Long Beach: International Business
Bachelor’s Degree in International Business

Long Beach City College: International Business
Associate’s Degree in International Business

Long Beach Unified School District
Programs in international trade and rail technologies

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