Employment

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.

Currently there are three jobs listed for PHDC. For more information about PHDC visit their website.

There is also a website for jobs at other City agencies.

PHDC Jobs

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.


Field Positions:

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.


Roofing Inspector: Starting Salary: $34,396
Inspects roofs of homes of low-income Philadelphia residents to 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: Education equivalent to 10th school grade plus minimum two years of full time paid employment in both residential and commercial roofing at journeyman level.


Laborer: Starting Salary: $27,618
Laborers primary job is to travel with roofing inspectors and help carry and set up equipment (ladders).


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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit cover letter (indicating position desired) and resume to:

Laverne Harris
Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation
1234 Market Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Cover letters and resumes may also be emailed to Ms. Harris at Laverne.P.Harris@phila.gov

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.