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

Philadelphia Works is seeking to fill a position for an Accounts Payable Clerk. 

This position supports overall Accounts Payable (A/P) function by reviewing and processing invoices for payment. Remote on-boarding available, position is remote until company returns to office post covid.

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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Philadelphia LandCare program began over a decade ago and serves as an international model for restoring vacant land in post-industrial cities to promote healthier neighborhoods. Residents living nearby cleaned and greened lots see mental and physical health benefits and decreases in violent crime in their communities. . Central to the program’s success has been a focus on empowering local businesses and community organizations to have a direct role in keeping their neighborhoods clean and safe. The LandCare program regularly maintains over 16 million square feet of vacant land across Philadelphia – more than 40% of the vacant lots in the city – and provides jobs for 300 city residents each season. PHS is currently seeking a dynamic, talented, and extremely motivated Seasonal Field Coordinator to ensure the LandCare lots receive top quality maintenance deserved by the community.  This position with supervising, directing, and monitoring landscape construction activities on assigned projects in accordance with schedules, budgets, drawings, and specifications, while maintaining the highest-level quality of work.

This position reports directly to the Philadelphia LandCare Operations Manager, and will work closely with the rest of the Philadelphia LandCare team.

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  • Washes, chops, and cuts raw foods. 
  • Prepares food according to basic recipes using simple techniques.
  • Uses a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils. 
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe.
  • Assist in keeping freezers, walk-ins, and other storage areas in proper cleanliness and order; maintain proper rotation.
  • Assist in ensuring that all foods are covered, labeled, initialed, and stored properly. Practices safe food handling techniques.
  • Practices safe food handling techniques. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

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  • Greets guests at the table.
  • Takes food and beverage order.
  • Responds to guest questions regarding food preparation and menu.
  • Inspects guest identification to ensure guest meets legal age limit for alcohol possession/consumption
  • Monitors guest alcohol consumption and acts according to established alcohol awareness program guidelines.
  • Serves food and beverages.
  • Directs bus person and assists as needed in the clearing of tables.
  • Completes required side work.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

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  • Greets guests, determines seating location, escorts guest to tables, and provides menus. 
  • Answers phone, utilizes reservation system, responds to guest inquiries and takes reservations. 
  • Refers difficult guest complaints to management. 
  • Keeps abreast of casino promotions and events in order to respond to guest inquiries. 
  • Inspects guest identification to ensure guest meets legal age limit for alcohol possession/consumption
  • Monitors guest alcohol consumption and acts according to established alcohol awareness program guidelines.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

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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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