Make the port your workplace

 

GET STARTED AT HPACAST-OFF FOR YOUR CAREER

Get started at HPA

First port of call after studies or apprenticeship

With your apprenticeship or diploma in your pocket, you most certainly have big plans for starting your career. You would like to develop new ideas, have a hand in shaping the future, protect the environment. And, of course, work on truly challenging and very different projects together with great colleagues. All of this and more is possible at Hamburg Port Authority!

We are the control centre of the 7,000-hectare port, offering the most diverse range of tasks and a modern, attractive workplace. Take a look at our job portal and find out in which areas you can start your career with us. Or come to us as a graduate via the trainee programme. Either way, we look forward to your application. And you can look forward to taking your first steps in your career, in the unique atmosphere of the Port of Hamburg.

TRAINEE PROGRAMMEWITH EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITIES

A great outlook for graduates

We offer graduates a two-year HPA trainee programme for casting off on their career, with excellent opportunities for further development. In the first year, you will experience the various areas of the company and get to know the relevant interfaces and connections for your specialist unit. It is then here where you will spend the second year. As a trainee, you can look forward to:

  • 2 years of intensive working experience
  • Individual support in line with your skills
  • Remuneration according to the AVH tariff as well as perks
  • Getting to know other trainees
  • Extensive health support and socially-conscious benefits

We hire trainees as needed. Check out our job portal for the positions currently on offer or subscribe to our job alert.

A great outlook for graduates

Technical careers

Getting things going

The Port of Hamburg offers a wide range of interesting possibilities for people with technical careers. The fields of activity range from technical services to engineering offices to the port railway to land and waterside infrastructure. 

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Technical careers

Administrative careers

Working behind the scenes

The diversity of the Port of Hamburg can be seen in our administrative careers. Particularly in the field of real estate, we are continually seeking new colleagues to contribute to our success. Also in the Chief Digital Office, the legal department, the service division or our subsidiary CGH is where you can apply your expertise and help shape the future.

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Administrative careers

Industrial careers

Keeping the port in god condition

To guarantee the ongoing safe and smooth operation of the Port of Hamburg, we need various specialists from the industrial field. You will mainly keep structures and facilities maintained for the land and waterside infrastructure.

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Industrial careers

Nautical careers

Ensuring ships come and go

Applicants from the nautical field will naturally find a whole host of possibilities in the Port of Hamburg. You will mainly support the Oberhafenamt (harbour master’s division) and our subsidiary Flotte Hamburg GmbH & Co. KG – ensuring safe and smooth traffic on the water.

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Nautical careers

IT careers

Making sure data flows

HPA is taking a pioneering role when it comes to the digitalisation of Hamburg, relying on state-of-the-art information technology. Which is why we offer IT specialists the chance to create intelligent networks and develop the way in which we will transfer data in future. 

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IT careers

6 reasons for choosing HPA

Family, free time & career

Flexible working hours? We have much more on board for balancing your work and life.

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Focus on health

Only those who are in motion can make a difference. Which is why we help you stay healthy.

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Attractive location

HPA is located directly in the heart of the city and can be easily reached via bus or metro.

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Great growth opportunities

Thanks to the many offers for further training, your career development can take off.

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Faire remuneration

Your efforts pay off – with lots of perks in addition to the tariff-based remuneration.

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Opend-Minded corporate culture

You can experience something truly wonderful at HPA: appreciation and open communication.

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We are happy to answer all your questions

Lisa Dreßler

Lisa Dreßler

Phone: +49 40 42 84 7-5278
Email: lisa.dressler@hpa.hamburg.de

Sophia Graze

Sophia Graze

Phone: +49 40 42 84 7-2457
Email: sophia.graze@hpa.hamburg.de

Oliver Drews

Oliver Drews

Phone: +49 40 42 84 7-5277
Email: oliver.drews@hpa.hamburg.de

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