About the Port of Mobile
Dedicated in 1928, The Port of Mobile is the only deep-water port in Alabama. The Alabama State Port Authority owns and operates the public terminals at the Port of Mobile which handle containerized, bulk, breakbulk, roll-on/roll-off, and heavy lift cargoes. Listed as the 11th busiest U.S. port by volume, the Port of Mobile has the distinct advantage of being served by five Class 1 railroads and operates its own rail line.
The Port owns over 4,000 acres, has 41 berths, 5M sq. ft. of warehouse space and open yards, and has a channel depth of up to 45 feet.
Since 2000, the Port has invested over $1 Billion in capital improvements including expansion projects including a $400 million container/intermodal terminal, new warehousing, a dedicated steel slab handling terminal, and an expansion of the McDuffie Coal Terminal. The Port of Mobile has an estimated total economic value of $ 22 Billion, has a direct and indirect tax impact of over $486 million, a total economic value of over $22 billion, and is responsible for creating nearly 135,000 direct and indirect jobs in the region.
Chief Executive Officer
The Alabama State Port Authority is seeking an experienced executive leader to guide the organization under the direction of a nine-member Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished, senior level maritime professional who will oversee all commercial and operational activities for the Port in collaboration with an experienced team of senior executives. Previous work reporting directly to a Board of Directors would be a plus but not required. General areas of overall responsibility will include: administration, finance, accounting, sales and marketing, technical services, economic development, governmental relations, real estate, cargo operations and rail operations, He or she will be responsible for all strategic initiatives including oversight and continued development of the Port’s master plan and accountability for all current and future infrastructure development projects, including dredging, terminal development and expansion and other port-related industrial development projects. Key responsibilities for the CEO will include:
Ongoing and Planned Projects
Experience and Qualifications
Compensation and Benefits
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