The Port of San Francisco is seeking a highly qualified and dynamic professional to lead the Port’s Maritime Division as Maritime Director. This position is responsible for business development and retention, marketing and operations, and overall administration of the Port’s maritime programs. The Maritime Division cultivates a wide array of maritime industries at the Port, including cruise and cargo shipping, ship repair, commercial and sport fishing, ferries and excursions, recreational marinas, and other harbor services. The Maritime Director is responsible for attracting, retaining, and growing maritime businesses at the Port, creating marketing and business plans, and implementing effective programs in the areas of planning and environmental regulation, real estate and development, management, and operations, as they relate to the Port’s mission.
A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is a plus. Ten years of port-related or maritime experience, including leading teams comprised of multiple disciplines is required. Experience should also include business development, assessing operational needs, enhancements to facilities, responding to governmental and regulatory mandates, and customer service. Additional qualifying work experience may substitute for up to two years of the required education on a year for year basis (30 semester/ 45 quarter units equals one year). The annual salary range is up to $191,308, with flexible benefit plans.