Welcome to the Port of Lewiston

As Idaho’s only seaport, the mission of the Port of Lewiston is to develop and manage assets and services that stimulate job creation and trade, while enhancing the quality of life for Nez Perce County residents.

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Columbia Snake River System

Powering our economy and benefiting our environment.

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Protecting Salmon and Steelhead

2016 Comprehensive Evaluation – Get the full story on what’s being done to protect salmon and steelhead.

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Positive Economic Impacts

The Port of Lewiston has a positive impact on the Lewis-Clark Valley’s local economy.

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Lewiston The Most Inland Seaport

The most inland seaport on the West Coast. The Port offers affordable freight transportation options and top-notch facilities for storing and moving cargo.

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The Port of Lewiston Commission is seeking a dynamic individual for the role of General Manager. This position is located in Lewiston, Idaho.

The General Manager reports to a Board of Commissioners, consisting of three elected officials, and provides the operational direction for the Port of Lewiston. Serving as the Port Commission’s principal senior manager, the responsibility of the General Manager is to execute the policies, projects and programs as defined by the Port Commission. The General Manager will oversee all Port personnel and activities including Community Engagement, Economic Development, Property and Infrastructure Development, Fiber Optic Network Development, Transportation, Engineering, Finance, Government and Legal Affairs, Marketing and Public Affairs, Human Resources, and Grant Development.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of five years of related business experience.
Initial review of applications begins February 1, 2022. For more information regarding the application process, access to the required questionnaire, and a more detailed job description outlining the requirements, duties and responsibilities of the General Manager, please visit the employment opportunities page.

Applications will be accepted via mail or email. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, current resume and completed questionnaire by January 31, 2022 to:

1626 6th Ave N
Lewiston, ID 83501
Or via email at: portinfo@portoflewiston.com

The Port of Lewiston is an EEO/AA Employer. This position will remain open until filled.

Approximately 0.68% of annual property taxes paid by a City of Lewiston resident go to the Port.

That’s usually less than $16/yr.

But, we understand, every dollar counts.

That’s why 100% of all property tax dollars are invested back into economic development efforts in the Nez Perce County.