Join Our Team

"Great things are done by a great team of people."

Welcome to the Virgin Islands Port Authority's career portal.  Recruiting and hiring qualified, hard-working individuals is key to the Port Authority's ability to serve travelers, our customers, and our community.  All vacancies and open positions are posted on this page.  We invite you to apply for any of our jobs that you may be qualified for. 


1. Download our PDF application to your device: Standard Job Application or Law Enforcement (Police) Application.

2. Complete the application and sign it.  Make sure you answer all questions and proofread your application.

3. E-mail your application and any other documents (resume, cover letter, etc.) to  Our staff will confirm receipt of your application via e-mail.

For more information about working at VIPA, contact our Human Resources department:

(340) 774-1629 St. Thomas/St. John
(340) 778-1012 St. Croix

The Virgin Islands Port Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Virgin Islands Port Authority
Employment Opportunities

Vacancies and Open Positions


Property Management Officer, St. Thomas

Deadline: 9 Mar 2021

Airport Custodian, St. Croix (2 positions)

Deadline: 11 Mar 2021

Marine Custodian, St. Thomas (repost)

Deadline: 11 March 2021

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Our Dynamic Port Management Team

The Virgin Islands Port Authority currently employs over 360 employees on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.  Our employees work in a variety of airport and seaport management fields including, but not limited to:

  • airport management and operations

  • seaport management and operations

  • business administration

  • various fields in accounting

  • human resources

  • property and real estate management

  • facility maintenance

  • auto and heavy equipment mechanics

  • engineering

  • legal services

  • public relations

  • law enforcement

  • harbor pilots, wharfingers, seamen, dock masters,  coxswains, and marine mechanics

What Makes VIPA an Awesome Place to Work

Employees at VIPA have amazing benefits not easily found at other companies.  Our benefits package includes:

  • medical and dental insurance coverage

  • optional eye care insurance

  • 20-25 paid local and federal government holidays

  • accrued vacation leave with a maximum of 480 hours each year and accrued unlimited sick leave

  • a retirement system into which the employee becomes vested after 10 years of service (retirement is possible at age 50 or after 30 years of service regardless of age).


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Tel: (340) 774-1629 OR (340) 778-1012

Fax: (340) 774-0025 OR (340) 778-1033

Administrative Building, 8074 Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas, VI 00802, USVI

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