Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe.
If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20 to 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation job opportunities

Below are seasonal job openings for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Each year, Parks & Rec hires hundreds of seasonal positions, including many lifeguards. Find out how to become a lifeguard. For full-time and other non-seasonal positions visit the Office of Human Resources.

Name Description Released Format
Social Media Associate pdf Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) seeks a part-time associate to assist with the maintenance and growth of the department’s social media platforms. Primary responsibilities will include brainstorming and creating content, and scheduling posts for social media; responding to customer service requests and complaints in a timely, professional manner; preparing monthly and annual social media performance reports, as well as occasional competitive analyses or best practices recommendations, for department leadership; monitoring partner accounts and sharing relevant content with followers; managing social media advertising campaigns; and providing social media guidance to PPR staff throughout the department. February 26, 2018
Digital Content Associate pdf Parks & Rec seeks a part-time associate to assist with the department’s website, blog content, and email campaigns. Must have excellent writing skills, interpersonal skills, and follow-up skills. March 06, 2018
Seasonal Park Ranger pdf A Park Ranger provides public information and assistance, ensures public safety, protects resources delivers interpretive programming, and helps with light maintenance at all division facilities. March 9, 2018
Ecosystem management internship pdf Seasonal job listing for an invasive species control position with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. January 2, 2018
Summer Art Camp staff pdf Seeking a camp director and teaching artists for PPR's Summer Art Camp. The camp provides low-cost art instruction for children ages 7-17 in July and August. Employment will begin one week before camp. February 26, 2018
Aquatics Assistant Position Description pdf Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) seeks a seasonal administrative assistant to support the department’s Aquatics division, composed of 70 outdoor swimming pools and 4 indoor swimming pools. The Aquatics division oversees both the indoor and outdoor pools, the 800 seasonal employees hired throughout the summer, and leads special events during the summer season. March 16, 2018