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

Montgomery County Community College currently has a sewer bid out and looking to have a better pool of plumbers come to their walkthrough. If you are interested or know of Certified Minority Business Enterprises that might be interested in this bid, please contact: Heather Franczyk, Montgomery County Community College at 215-619-7365.

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

Specialized employment Law Firm seeks full time litigation paralegal.  Individual will be expected to assist in all aspects of litigation and should have at least one (1) year of experience as a paralegal or a degree in paralegal studies.  Individual should also have previous experience doing receptionist work, including answering phones, drafting correspondence, and scheduling.  Looking for someone with an eye for detail and a strong skill in proof-reading. This individual should be a self-starter with little need for constant direction and supervision.

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The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Division of Disease Control is responding to the public health emergency of COVID-19 in Philadelphia. During the period of community transmission, PDPH is working continuously to detect new cases of COVID-19, identify sources of transmission, control spread and protect vulnerable populations. These efforts are essential to keep the numbers of affected individuals low enough that our healthcare community can provide all needed services. The Contact Tracer is responsible for reaching out to all persons who have come into close contact with a COVID-19 infected individual and providing them with information and guidance to interrupt ongoing transmission and reduce spread. 

The Contact Tracer will use a web-based platform and telephone to communicate with assigned contacts, obtain symptom information, refer contacts for testing, and provide instructions for quarantine. Contact Tracers are required to follow all scripts, policies and procedures provided by the Philadelphia Department of Health and will comply with Philadelphia Department of Public Health training regarding confidentiality and the handling of personally identifiable information. 

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, with occasional work after hours and on weekends to support Program activities. The position is grant funded for a minimum of one year. Continuation of the position is dependent on sustained grant funding.

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PIDC is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial engineer to manage and execute an exciting portfolio of capital projects at the Navy Yard, as well as planning and facilitation for future development. The Navy Yard is poised to launch its second master development partnership, which will oversee a new campus master plan and development of 109 acres within the Historic Core and new Mustin District. This next stage of development will continue to support life sciences, R&D, and commercial office users, as well as bring new amenities, retail, public spaces, and the Navy Yard’s first residential projects. The Navy Yard team is also working with other partners on development and infrastructure projects throughout the campus.

The successful candidate will manage planning and capital projects across all aspects of the Navy Yard operation, including streets, trails, sidewalks, infrastructure, utilities, development sites, buildings, transit, marine assets, parks, and open spaces. In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the Navy Yard team and its partners to expertly advance planning and projects that promote high-quality new development, investment, and job creation at the Navy Yard. Experience with development projects in the City of Philadelphia, capital budget planning, and grant management is essential. This position reports to PIDC’s Senior Vice President, Navy Yard.

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