Port of San Diego job fair and economic impact report

Commissioner Rafael Castellanos join Good Morning San Diego to discuss the upcoming job fair for the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal construction projects and he will also talk about the economic impact report recently released.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 101 at the San Diego Continuing Education Center.

According to the Port of San Diego’s economic impact report in 2017, the Port’s overall economic impact on the San Diego County region was $9.4 billion, a 13 percent increase over two years, and a 22 percent increase over four years. There were more than 44,300 jobs on the Port’s waterfront, including shipbuilding and cargo handling, tourism and hospitality jobs. Through a multiplier effect, approximately one in 30 San Diego County jobs were generated by the Port.

View the complete 2017 Economic Impact Report by clicking here.

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