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RFP and Educational Opportunities

On behalf of the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) is pleased to issue this RFP for qualified prime contractors for the East Poplar Playground Renovation project located at 820 N. 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. The Work covers the demolition and renovation of the East Poplar Playground including the removal of existing paving, sub-base, play equipment, safety surfacing, fencing, and landscaping, and the construction of a new play area and seating area, including play equipment, safety surface, paving, spray ground, plumbing, furnishings, landscaping, and fencing. For completed scope of work please refer to the Project Drawings and the Specifications.

This project is part of the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program (Rebuild).

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Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and Milligan & Company, LLC. have been contracted to assess the availability of minority – women owned businesses (in the region) within PGW’s spending categories. 
PGW data shows that participation of minority – women owned businesses within the following spending categories is low. 
237Heavy and Civil Engineering
238Specialty Trade Contractors
423Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
518Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
524Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
541Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Are you aware of any constituents / members within these categories that could potentially be doing business with PGW? If so, please provide an estimate of the number of firms and email Habibatu Atta, Senior Compliance Analyst, at

The City of Philadelphia is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! You can view the attached solicitations in their entirety on either eContract Philly or PHLContracts contracting portals, however, in order to respond to solicitations, you must register in the contracting portal(s).

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Job Postings

This position will support the Manager of Training Initiatives in attracting, supporting, and managing a robust set of vocational skills training providers contracted to support Philadelphians in reaching their career goals through education. This position will be the primary contact for designated vocational skills training providers. The overall responsibilities will include assessment, planning and continuous improvement based on monitoring results, and effective communication of providers’ operational success.

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Philaport is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has as its primary mission the enhancement of water-borne trade and commerce.  As an organization committed to economic development and job creation, the Authority seeks to generate activity that will maximize port-related employment and revenues by promoting the use of the Philadelphia regional port system by Pennsylvania based industries.  The Authority has twelve active maritime and transportation related terminals.  Port cargoes and the activity they generate are responsible for thousands of direct and indirect jobs in the Philadelphia area and throughout Pennsylvania. Philaport is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment. 

 Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate placement of property and liability insurance.
  • Manage claims process, reporting, preliminary investigation, and transmission of claim information.
  • Builds, maintains, manages relationships with brokers, claims adjusters, insurers, tenants and contractors, other claims-related parties.
  • Work with tenants and internal staff to fulfill compliance of recommendations and risk exposure provided by insurance carriers.

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PhilaPort is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has as its primary mission the enhancement of water-borne trade and commerce. As an organization committed to economic development and job creation, the Authority seeks to generate activity that will maximize port-related employment and revenues by promoting the use of PhilaPort by Pennsylvania based industries.

The Director of Business Development will develop and implement strategies to encourage new business development, stimulate job growth, coordinate business retention and promote expansion activities for the Port.

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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) plays an essential role in the vitality of the Philadelphia region by creating healthier living environments, increasing access to fresh food, growing economic opportunity, and building deeper social connections between people.

PHS Healthy Neighborhoods team delivers this impact through comprehensive greening and engagement initiatives in more than 250 neighborhoods. Together with community partners, PHS carefully designs projects that build on neighborhood strengths and aspirations to use greening to improve the environment, health and quality of life in their communities. PHS partners with the Philadelphia Prison System (PPS) and Temple University to support people who are incarcerated to develop new skills, gain hands-on landscaping and horticultural experience, and pursue meaningful employment upon their release. This position is responsible for supporting the Workforce Development Manager by overseeing operations at the prison, designing the curriculum, leading the training program, evaluating and promoting successes, and helping to ensure program deliverables are met in collaboration with partner organizations. This individual reports directly to the Workforce Development Manager.

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The Chinatown Learning Center is hiring for multiple teaching positions, including Lead Teacher, Assistant Teacher, and School Age Teacher Assistant. Chinese language skills are preferred but not required. Indicate which position you are applying for and your salary range. Salary is based on degree and experience. Benefits are also provided.

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The Philadelphia Horticulture Society has multiple jobs open in Communications, Marketing, and other departments.

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Live! Casino Philadelphia is hiring for multiple positions in different departments. To learn more, and apply, visit their website