Veterans Recruitment

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We value the unique skill sets and discipline that veterans possess: leadership, sacrifice, dedication—characteristics sought after by the Port Authority and embedded within you. Your role in public service can continue through a rewarding career with the Port Authority of NY & NJ.

A Logical Fit

The Port Authority is a practical home for veterans. We provide the mission-oriented sense of purpose through our fundamental dedication to public service. The organization offers you a variety of opportunities to apply the skills learned in the military in a direct and meaningful way. Aviation, Port Commerce, Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals, Rail, Security, Engineering and Logistics are just a few of our unique departments. With positions in managerial, operations, and maintenance capacities, you will be afforded every opportunity to find a career that is right for you. 

Benefits and Career Development

Stability at the workplace is something everyone can get behind. The Port Authority provides this through its robust benefits package, which includes a retirement plan, a competitive salary, a strong work-life balance, a range of developmental training programs and a generous tuition reimbursement program. The Port Authority also accommodates military leave for eligible employees. We understand and value the sacrifice that military personnel provide to the nation, and we will support your service should you be called to active duty.

Career Development

When you join the Port Authority, your professional development remains an ongoing priority. Veterans are able to navigate through clearly defined departments that represent our diverse lines of business. Many Port Authority employees enjoy a long and diverse career by pursuing opportunities to move up and across the organization.

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