You can find jobs posted here for the Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the Philadelphia Housing Development Corp. (PHDC), and the Philadelphia Land Bank. For job openings at the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority follow this link.
There is also a website for jobs at other City agencies.
Service Representative (Bilingual) for DHCD Front Desk Starting Salary $34,421
This is skilled clerical work providing interpretive and advisory services to the public or employees. Work includes giving and eliciting information in situations that require the employees to explain pertinent city and state regulations, ordinances, laws, and procedures. Employees ascertain that received documents are properly and completely prepared, make calculations to compute fees and other charges, initiate the processing of documents received, contact various city agencies to resolve problems encountered. Employees in this class support their service delivery responsibility by performing data entry and retrieval and records maintenance through automated systems or through manual systems of records and files of customer and employee information. Full time contact with employees or the general public to provide and elicit information is especially significant. Work is performed under the supervision of an administrative or clerical supervisor.
Philadelphia Land Bank Job
Senior Development Specialist – Land Bank (revised) Starting Salary: $59,239
PHDC is looking for a professional to support the leadership team of the Philadelphia Lank Bank. Primary responsibilities include highly specialized and technical work in support of public and privately assisted programs and projects generally designed to produce community development projects including, but not limited to, business, economic and residential developments
Minimum Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university. Four years of progressive experience in real estate development and technical assistance programs, three years of which has involved the analysis of residential/commercial development projects utilizing complex financial techniques, coordination of technical assistance workshops and seminars and the preparation of funding proposals. Details
Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC) is a quasi-city agency that provides major home repairs, energy conservation and accessibility modifications to low-income Philadelphia residents. PHDC offices are located in center city Philadelphia. For application procedure and guidelines see below.
Housing Rehabilitation Inspector: Starting Salary: $42,650
Inspectors work independently to inspect homes of low-income Philadelphia residents to determine what services the program will provide and develop work specifications for subcontractors. Homes are generally in very poor condition and located throughout the city, with concentrations in North Central, West and South Philadelphia.
Minimum Requirements: HS diploma and five years hands-on experience in construction industry with at least two years performing field inspections to assure adherence to contract requirements, plans and specifications. Two year degree in construction technology, architectural design, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering may be substituted for some of the hands on experience. Strong knowledge of residential construction, including plumbing, heating, electrical, carpentry and structural work is required.
All positions begin at stated starting salary. Salaries increase yearly to top of range for position based on satisfactory performance.
ALL POSITIONS INCLUDE: Superior health insurance (including prescription, vision and dental), generous retirement plan, life insurance, deferred compensation, paid vacation and sick time.
ONCE HIRED ALL EMPLOYEES MUST BECOME A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT AND MAINTAIN RESIDENCY STATUS IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
Applicants should submit cover letter (indicating position desired) and resume to:
Email: PHDC.Hiring@phila.gov or
Human Resources Department
Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation
1234 Market Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107
PHDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability ,marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status.