Director of Government Relations

21 Mar, 2019


Director of Government Relations

Port of Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Director of Government Relations
Annual salary range: DOQ/DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled. 
First review of resumes: 
Friday, April 19, 2019 

The Port of Long Beach, which is the second largest container port in North America, is seeking a new Director of Government Relations to work with federal, state, and local elected officials, policymakers, and regulatory agencies in order to achieve strategic objectives vital to the Port’s success. 

The Port seeks a seasoned and strong professional with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills combined with high emotional intelligence. This progressive leader will have a background in government affairs, public relations, and/or legislative advocacy, preferably with experience in a maritime organization. S/he will understand the operations of local government, navigate through its processes and be able to achieve established departmental and organizational goals. This leader will have a strong sense of business and appreciation for transparency. Ideally, this person will bring significant connections in the legislative environment from Sacramento and/or Washington, D.C. 

To view additional qualifications and submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) please visit 

For further information contact: 

Josh Jones or Andrew Nelson 

CPS HR Consulting 
Ph: 916-471-3329 

Port of Long Beach website: 
To view an online brochure for this position visit: 

Job posted: 2019-03-21