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Wilmington, CA
51 to 200 employees
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Transportation & Logistics
Less than $1 million (USD) per year
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The Port of Los Angeles, one of the busiest US trade gateways, encompasses about 7,500 acres and includes about 45 miles of waterfront property at San Pedro Bay. Operating as a landlord port, it leases property to tenants that manage terminals and other port facilities. The Port ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Administrative Clerk in San Pedro, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Clerk in San Pedro, CA
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    I have been working at Port of Los Angeles full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Student worker positions allow for the opportunity to become a full time employee.
    Great learning atmosphere.
    People are fun and great to work with

    Cons

    Will need to take City Civil Service exams to work for LA City

    Advice to Management

    Focus on student workers and teaching them

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Port of Los Angeles Interviews

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    Student Worker Interview

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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Port of Los Angeles.

    Interview

    Sent in city application. Takes weeks-months to get called in for interview. Interview was about 20 minutes. I was interviewed by 2 people. Asked about my experience leading a team, using computer databases, what you want to get out of the job, how your major relates to the job. I had to do a typed written response. I was given 20 minutes and an essay prompt to write about.

    Interview Questions

    • How is what your studying going to help you with this job?   Answer Question
    • What is your experience working with a team?   Answer Question
    • How much experience do you have working with certain computer programs?   Answer Question
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Port of Los Angeles Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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