In order to be hired for a Civil Service job, you must take and pass a test and rank high enough to be called in for an interview. Once hired, you will be required to move into the City of Philadelphia within a specified time period (typically 6 months).
Frequently Asked Questions when applying for a Civil Service job with the City of Philadelphia.
This page answers some questions that you may have about Civil Service employment with the City of Philadelphia.
Guidelines and information concerning its use for City of Philadelphia municipal employees.
Amercians With Disabilities Frequently Asked Questions.
Frequently Asked Questions About Civil Service Regulation 32 (Employee Disability).
Policy for preventing sexual harassment in City Government.
Appeal guide of the Civil Service Commission.
Under the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, City officers and employees are subject to various restrictions on their political activity. Political activity is activity that is directed toward the success or failure of a political party, candidate, or partisan political group. Frequently Asked Questions on the political activity restrictions are answered on the Board of Ethics’ website. Board Regulation 8 details the political activity restrictions and provides helpful examples of permissible and prohibited behavior. A City employee with questions about the political activity restrictions should contact the Ethics Board by using the Ask for Advice Function on the Board’s website or by calling 215.686.9450.