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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.
Maintenance Attendants
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is currently seeking part-time maintenance attendants to support a robust, creative and high-quality schedule of public programming, activities and amenities at The Oval. These employees will work with a Site Supervisor, staff, volunteers and community members to support the operation of The Oval by maintaining the functionality and conditions of The Oval site.

Learn more about the Maintenance Attendant positions (PDF)
Part-time Field Inspector
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation seeks a seasonal employee to work as a field inspector in its Operational Standards Unit. The Inspector will collect data and create reports as it relates to identified features at our PPR facilities citywide. The PPR Facilities Standards Manual will be further developed and used as a guide to measure compliance.

Learn more about the Field Inspector position (PDF)
Public Event Coordinators
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is currently seeking part-time, seasonal employees to support a robust, creative and high-quality schedule of public programming, activities and amenities at The Oval. These employees will work with a Site Supervisor, staff, volunteers and community members to support, stage and promote various public programs, events and activities to be scheduled and held daily on Eakins Oval.

Learn more about the Public Event Coordinator positions (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.