Jobs and Opportunities

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

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons is seeking qualified individuals who are interested in a career as a Correctional Officer.

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PECO is hiring a Distribution Mechanic Apprentice. 

  • The rate of pay for this position is $23.43 per hour.  
  • This position is a Union position under Local 614  
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required
  • Successful completion of the AMO Test 
  • Successful completion of Company’s assessments 

Deadline: Friday, June 4th, at 11:59 PM

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Responsibilities are related to the construction, maintenance and service of energized facilities in all phases of transmission and distribution equipment. Work includes work out of aerial equipment; work in confined and enclosed spaces and outside under all weather conditions; operation of various types of mechanized equipment and vehicles, and work on energized electrical equipment. Required to work emergency and storm situations and must be available for overtime and shift work. Required to perform glove-hand work as scheduled.

Deadline: Sunday, June 6th, 11:59 PM

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The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia (AACCGP) is seeking a full-time, highly motivated and dynamic individual interested in growing a highly visible small organization. The President & CEO (“President”) will report to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the successful leadership, management and administration of the organization in accordance with the vision and mission set by the Board of Directors. The President oversees the overall strategic and operational responsibilities of the AACCGP’s staff, programs, and advocacy.

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