Located on the Stockton Deepwater Ship Channel, 75 nautical miles due east of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Port of Stockton is one of the busiest U.S. West Coast inland port, handling more than seven million tons of cargo. The Port owns and operates a diversified and major transportation center that encompasses a 2,000-acre operating area involving cargo handling and distribution, warehousing, industrial development, property management, and operation of a recreational facility. The Port controls more than 4,200 acres of maritime property, making it the third largest land-holding port in California.This is an exciting time to join the Port of Stockton. The Port continues to set records in the number of ship calls, cargo shipments, private sector investment, infrastructure and job growth. The Port of Stockton is a special district of the State of California, a municipal corporation, organized pursuant to the State of California Harbors and Navigation Code. The Port is governed by a Board of seven Port Commissioners. The Board sets overall policy, approves contracts, long-term lease agreements, major purchases as well as the Port’s budget.The Port has approximately 114 employees... made up of Accounting, Administration, Executive, Maritime Operations, Human Resources, Information Technologies, Police, Properties Management, Environmental, Purchasing, General Services and Facilities/Maintenance staff.