City jobs and internships Find a job or an internship working for the City of Philadelphia. Apply for a job with the City of Philadelphia How to apply for a job or internship with the City of Philadelphia. Get notified about civil service job openings You can sign up to be notified when a new civil service position with the City is posted. Appeal to the Civil Service Commission City employees can submit an appeal to the Civil Service Commission if they feel that wrongful action has been taken against them at work. Join the Fire Department You can get a job at the Fire Department as a firefighter, a paramedic, or a civilian. Teens can join our Fire Explorers program. Apply for an internship at the Medical Examiner’s Office The Medical Examiner’s Office offers a limited number of unpaid internships. Become a crossing guard Instructions on how to apply to become a school crossing guard in the City of Philadelphia. Become a lifeguard Information about becoming a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation lifeguard. Become a police officer Job information and steps to take if you want to become a Philadelphia police officer. Become a substitute teacher Instructions for applying to become a substitute teacher for the School District of Philadelphia.