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SAN ANDREAS PORT AUTHORITY The Port of Los Santos, also known as the Los Santos Harbor, is a seaport managed by the San Andreas Port Authority, a department under the San Andreas State Government. Directed by Hank Preston, the Port Authority's mission is to: ensure that San Andreas' water, air, rail, and surface transportation assets are developed and operated in a cohesive, coordinated, and safe manner in order to provide maximum efficiencies and benefits to shippers, receivers, and passengers; to assure optimum business growth, technology development, investment, job retention and improvement in quality of life. The Port of Los Santos occupies 7,500 acres of land and water along 42 miles of waterfront. The Port is located on the south side of Los Santos, east of the Los Santos International Airport. The Port has 25 cargo terminals, 82 container cranes, 8 container terminals, and 113 miles of on-dock rail. In total, The Port of Los Santos and Port Authority of San Andreas have thousands of current employees in various areas, such as office and support staff, security, customs, longshoremen, and other labor staff. In 2018, approximately $236 billion worth of cargo came through The Port of Los Santos, with many of the top imports being furniture, automobile parts, automobiles, apparel, and electronics. The Port also loads container ships for export to various trading partners such as China, Vietnam, Japan, and South Korea. The most imported type of goods into The Port of Los Santos for the 2018 calendar year were, furniture (408,673), automobile parts (361,984), and electronics (278,782) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES The San Andreas Port Authority maintains a continuous open recruitment process in order to fulfill staffing requirements for laborers, support staff and maintenance workers. In order to file an application for employment, please visit the San Andreas Port Authority Headquarters at the Jetsam terminal or file online. Below are current employment opportunities available; LONGSHOREMAN / DOCK LABORER SALARY INFORMATION: $36,000+ weekly (not including bonuses) LONGSHOREMAN / DOCK LABORER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Performing labor work in a marine terminal, warehouse or yard environment, baggage handling, heavy weight package handling, manual loading and unloading from trailers, railcars or trucks. To include frequently pushing, pulling, carrying and lifting in excess of 50 lbs. and occasionally exerting in excess of 100 lbs. Must be able to adhere to a standby schedule which includes day and night scheduling, overtime, weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to read, write, and speak basic English. Must have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team-oriented work environment. Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must have the ability to think logically, follow procedures, instructions and make sound decisions. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform all manual labor functions in accordance within the GC/Vessel Stevedoring operation and safety guidelines. Work with forklift basket up to heights of around 14 feet to place or remove container hooks or strapping used for lifting containers, pipes and general cargo. Secure cargo with chains/binders when preparing for lifting. Strap cargo by utilizing lashings, container hooks, wire rope weighing in excess of 100 lbs to assure safe operation. Maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards and awareness of surroundings (i.e. vehicles, people, equipment, etc.) at all times. BUREAU OF SAFETY CLICK HERE TO APPLY The Bureau of Safety is an integral part of the San Andreas Port Authority, as it ensures that all apparatus, personnel, and civilians perform their duties in a safe and up-to-standard environment. Furthermore, the Bureau ensures safety throughout the port by employing licensed, armed safety officers who are put through additional in-house training and certification programs. SAFETY OFFICER SALARY INFORMATION: $30,000+ Weekly (Probationary.) 42,000+ Weekly (Full officer status.) SAFETY OFFICER REQUIREMENTS: You must be 21 years of age or older. You must have at least a valid PF license and are in the process of getting a Guard Card. You must have a valid Driving license. Able to work full time and should not be working for other employers. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct security patrols. Conduct Health and Safety inspections. Maintain security checkpoints. Enforce the port rules and regulations. OPPORTUNITIES: CBRN Specialist. H&S Inspector. Medical Assistant. Customs Officer. RECRUITMENT, INFORMATION AND CONTACT LINES: The Port of Los Santos bolsters a number of dedicated Foremen and Sub-Foremen who are dedicated to bringing aboard only the best longshoremen. If you're interested in employment or information, refer to the list of names below who may be able to assist you. HANK PRESTON DIRECTOR OF PORT AUTHORITY Appointed Director of the San Andreas Port Authority February 9th, 2021. Hank Preston, a lifelong public servant, working for the State Government. Known for his reliable management abilities, working within the Department of Labor and the Port of Los Santos for nearly thirty years, Preston eventually saw his appointment in early February 2021 as Director by Secretary of Labor Diane Renwick. As Director of the San Andreas Port Authority, Hank oversees all day to day aspects of San Andreas' Ports in conjunction with the multitude of private and public entities that operate therein. Employment numbers and public safety has seen drastic improvement at the Los Santos Harbor since his appointment. This project is a part of the San Andreas State Government faction. This faction does fall under the semi-legal category as we allow individuals with illegal affiliations to join. Our goal is to breathe more life into blue collar roleplay at the harbor. We strive to bring interesting roleplay to all that are interested in roleplaying in the area, whether you are a company, criminal or an average civilian. Our plan is to promote and incentivize good roleplay and character development through meaningful roleplay. Should you have any questions, concerns or are interested in becoming involved with the faction please reach out to @NexusExodus USEFUL LINKS IC WEBSITE FACEBROWSER DISCORD
“We have two Americas: one where opportunity is locked in, the other where it is largely locked out.”― David Gottstein, A More Perfect Union: Unifying Ideas for a Divided America This thread follows the interactions and development of a second generation Polish-American, Aaron Kaczanowski.