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Human Resources Professional 2

The City is hiring for the following assignments:
Recruitment Specialists Positions
Do you have 2 years of recruitment experience and want to make an impact on the City’s positioning to foster a 21st century workforce? Are you able to source diverse talent from various partners for hard-to-fill positions? If you have experience coordinating and attending job fairs, assisting with the application process, developing sourcing relationships, and optimizing candidate engagement throughout the process, apply today!

Labor Relations/EEO Positions
Do you have 2 years of experience in interacting with labor unions and facilitating strong employee relations OR monitoring EEO initiatives and compliance? Are you seeking to contribute to the diverse and inclusive, unionized environment of the City’s workforce? Apply today!

Generalist Positions
Do you have 2 years of experience performing generalist human resources work in a variety of functions? Use your knowledge and experience to contribute to the City’s greatest asset- its workforce. Apply today!

A best-in-class city that attracts best-in-class talent, Philadelphia is an incredible place to build a career. From our thriving arts scene and rich history to our culture of passion and grit, there are countless reasons to love living and working here. With a workforce of over 30,000 people, and more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia offers boundless opportunities to make an impact.

As an employer, the City of Philadelphia values inclusion, integrity, innovation, empowerment, and hard work above all else. We offer a vibrant work environment, comprehensive health care and benefits, job growth opportunities and the experience you need to grow and excel. If you’re interested in working with a passionate team of people who care about the future of Philadelphia, start here.

What we offer
  • Impact - The work you do here matters to millions.
  • Growth – Philadelphia is growing, why not grow with it?
  • Diversity & Inclusion – Find a career in a place where everyone belongs.
  • Benefits – We care about your well-being.

The City is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer.

This is technical human resources work at the full performance level. Positions in the General Specialty work in the central human resources agency and in the operating departments and specialize in various human resources disciplines, such as benefits, classification, compensation, hiring, labor relations, performance management, recruitment, and training. Positions assigned to operating departments function as human resources generalists. Positions in the Labor Relations Specialty perform work in the central labor relations agency and specialize in equal employment opportunity or employee/labor relations. Employees assigned to the central agencies may rotate between assignments. Employees report to a higher-level human resources professional.

Candidates who meet all eligibility requirements within three months of the application deadline (October 22, 2022) will be admitted to this examination. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list but may not be hired or promoted until all requirements have been satisfied.


Completion of a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Personnel Administration, Labor Relations, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology, Public Administration, or a related area.


Two years of technical experience in human resources related to the area of assignment in the Management Trainee or Human Resources Professional series or equivalent external experience.


Two years of experience in human resources, one year of which has been as an Administrative Officer.


NOTE: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited college or university and possession of one of the preferred certifications listed below meets the minimum education requirement.

NOTE: Completion of the preferred Master’s degree from an accredited college or university or one of the preferred certifications listed below may substitute for one year of the required experience.


EDUCATION: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Personnel Administration, Labor Relations, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology, Public Administration, or a related area.