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).

If you are a certified MBE, WBE. DSBE or DBE firms, please register in our OEO Registry TODAY to ensure that you receive email notifications when we are soliciting for services that are within your business’ capabilities and classification(s).  Registration is FREE or our two contracting portals and our OEO Registry. To view and learn about various types of contracting opportunities with the City of Philadelphia, we encourage you to visit the following websites:

Job Postings

Strother Enterprises is hiring for several positions in food services for our new location at Philadelphia Live! Casino & Hotel. Visit their website for more information.

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Become part of the dedicated team that gets orders ready for people relying on Amazon’s service. From flexible part-time roles to full-time set schedules with health care benefits, Amazon has a variety of jobs. Find the right Amazon opportunity for you today.

Amazon remains open as an essential business to serve our communities delivering critical supplies directly to the doorsteps of people who need them. Find out what Amazon is doing to provide a safe environment for employees at this time on our COVID-19 FAQ page.

Candidates must be 18 years or older with the ability to read and speak English for safety purposes.

Philadelphia residents that apply to the Amazon Warehouse and Shopper Team Member position can receive a SPECIAL CANDIDATE REFERRAL for Amazon representatives to review their application right away!

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Manages gardening staff at Meadowbrook Farm.  Coordinates and manages all garden activities (garden design, planting projects, garden renovations and garden maintenance). Manages physical plant of property including all buildings, garden structures, pools, roads, woodlands and deer fence using on site staff and 3rd party contractors. Develops and manages budgets for both gardening and physical plant needs. Partners with other PHS staff to plan and execute programming on site. Participates in development of short and long-term strategic planning.

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The Development Services Officer provides leadership to PHS’s Development Services team and collaborates with staff from across the organization to develop strategies for servicing PHS constituents and managing data throughout the PHS universe. This position serves as primary decision-maker of where and how constituent data is recorded at PHS and is responsible for all database administration including data entry standards, data integrity, coding structures and implementation. In addition, the Officer contributes to positive constituent relations through professional, friendly and responsive telephone, web and face-to-face interactions with all PHS constituents.

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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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