Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Employment Page

Employment Information

Thank you for your interest in the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District)! The District offers career opportunities for positive and motivated team players who desire to be a part of and contribute to our mission. The mission of the District is to provide safe and reliable operation, maintenance and enhancement of the Golden Gate Bridge and to provide transportation services, as resources allow, for customers within the U.S. Highway 101 Golden Gate Corridor.

Based in San Francisco, the District consists of three operating divisions including Bridge, Bus, and Ferry, and an Administrative division. The District offers a variety of career opportunities to consider, including transit operations and maintenance for Bus and Ferry Divisions, professional and clerical, as well as, skilled labor and crafts positions. The District employs about 800 regular full-time, part-time, and temporary employees.

The District values our employees and customers who come from many diverse backgrounds. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our region and to ensuring that our employees and customers are treated fairly and free from intolerance and discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Our goal is to provide our employees with the best possible compensation and benefits including competitive salaries, generous paid sick, holiday and vacation leave, District-paid group life insurance, excellent medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage, participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) pension plan, optional deferred compensation program, free transportation on the Golden Gate Bus and Ferry systems, free passage on the Golden Gate Bridge, and much more!

How to Apply

UNDERSTAND THE REQUIREMENTS: It is very important that you read the entire job posting and pay special attention to minimum job requirements, required knowledge, skills and abilities, license requirements, and supplemental questionnaires. Failure to meet any of the requirements may result in rejection of your application. Click on the position title from the list below to read/download the entire job description and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable).

APPLY ONLINE: Please note that we have recently changed our process from paper to online applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed GGBHTD online application. If you are interested in applying for an open position with the District, please create a personal account by clicking Apply Online. Applications for employment are ONLY accepted for open positions.

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UNDERSTAND HIRING TIMELINES: Hiring process timelines for positions with the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District can range from 2 to 7 months from the time an application is submitted.


The District offers an excellent benefits package, including paid time-off, health plans, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance, retirement savings accounts, etc. Read more about these HERE.

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Deadline to Apply Additional
Systems Administrator - PC Support Apply Online   Open Until Filled Opened until filled - First review of applications will be on Thursday, May 4, 2017
Dispatcher II Part-time, Trainee Apply Online   Wednesday, May 03, 2017  
Bus Operator Apply Online   Tuesday, May 02, 2017  
Deputy General Manager - Bridge Division Apply Online   Open Until Filled First Review of Applications on May 8, 2017 (Monday)
Senior Buyer (Ferry Engineering) Apply Online   Open Until Filled First Review of Applications on April 24, 2017 (Monday)
Operating Engineer Apply Online   Tuesday, May 09, 2017  
Ferry Operations Manager Apply Online   Open Until Filled First Review of Applications on April 10, 2017 (Monday)
Capital and Grant Programs Analyst Apply Online Questionnaire 1 Open Until Filled First Review of Applicants 6/1/17
Associate Engineering Inspector Apply Online   Open Until Filled  
Senior Business Information Systems Engineer Apply Online   Saturday, December 31, 2016 Will begin preliminary screenings of resumes on Friday, October 28, 2016.
Engineering Document Control Assistant Apply Online   Open Until Filled  
Associate Steel Inspector Apply Online   Open Until Filled  
Engineering Contracts Assistant Apply Online   Open Until Filled