Get in on the action at Port Houston where You can be a part of a great team; where You can help create an environment of excellence; where You can be a part of a tradition, more than 100 years in the making.

As one of the nation’s busiest ports, we offer exciting career opportunities, competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. In addition to benefits such as medical coverage, tuition aid reimbursement and a Defined Contribution Retirement plan, Port Houston also encourages commuting solutions through a vanpool program and flexible work week schedules in many locations. In addition, some employees work an Employee Trip Reduction (ETR) schedule with alternate Fridays off.


To move the world and drive
regional prosperity.


America’s distribution hub for
the next generation.


Respect, Excellence,
Accountability,  Diligence, You.


Applications for employment are accepted online. View our current openings in our Application Portal, which includes additional information about each opportunity. When you take the first step with Port Houston, you’ve taken the first step in the right direction in your new career path. Great pay, benefits and a long tradition are just the beginning. “Get READY!”


This video takes you through our brand story and just a few of the people that make Port Houston Strong.


We support Internship Programs and taking the classroom to the boardroom.

Port Houston is an E-Verify employer.  Human Resources is responsible for compliance with the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and participates in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), which is used in its hiring practice to achieve a lawful workforce.

For more information, visit the USCIS’ website.


Q: How can I check the status of my application?

A: Log into your Careers portal account for application status.

Q: Can I just fill out a paper application or email my resume to apply for a position?

A: All applications must be submitted through the application portal.

Q: I’m interested in an internship. How do I get one?

A: Port Houston’s internship program is very competitive. We receive hundreds of applications each year.

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#PortHOUGov: Congressman Brian Babin and his staff took a waterside tour of the Port of Houston seeing firsthand the busiest waterway in the nation, the Houston Ship Channel.

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Please note: Due to the high volume of applications received, Port Houston is unable to provide individual status updates.  All applicants will be notified by email or telephone when individual statuses change.  For questions not related to status, contact Human Resources at