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Employment

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation occasionally has positions and internships available that are both paid and unpaid.  These positions will be posted when they become available.
311 Data Management Staffer
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is currently seeking a seasonal employee to work as a 311 Data Management Staffer in its Operational Standards Division. The Staffer will work with the City of Philadelphia 311 Customer Service Management System and create reports as it relates to citizen work requests through the 311 app and call center in regards to our PPR facilities and parkland citywide.

Download the 311 Data Management Staffer job description (PDF)
Facility Inspector
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) is currently seeking a Facility Inspector to work in a nine-month seasonal capacity in its Operational Standards Division. The Inspector will conduct objective inspections of PPR sites, collect data, and create reports as it relates to identified features. Through this, they will develop strategies for future inspection rounds and advise on further developing the existing PPR Facilities Standards Manual, which outlines guide compliance issues at all PPR facilities. The candidate must have experience in data collection and the ability to generate and present reports based on recorded data, to all levels of PPR staff. Prior experience facilities management and/or inspection work is a plus.

Download the Facility Inspector job description (PDF)
Please visit the City of Philadelphia's Office of Human Resources website for additional civil service and non-civil service job opportunities. 

Ways to Volunteer

At a neighborhood park
If you would like to volunteer in a neighborhood park, check our list of Friends groups with websites to see if your park has an active group and reach out to them directly. If you don’t see your park listed, please contact Barb McCabe, Director of Stewardship, at 215-683-3679.
If you're a business or corporation
If you’re a corporate entity looking for an individualized volunteer experience for your employees in a watershed park, please contact Jennifer Mahar at the Fairmount Park Conservancy at 215-988-9334.
If you're a non-corporate group
Please contact Barb McCabe, Director of Stewardship, at 215-683-3679.