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Frankford CDC is Hiring

Would you or someone you know be interested in joining our  team? We’re currently looking to hire a new Commercial Corridor Manager and Corridor Cleaners! See descriptions below. To apply, email your resume and cover letter (Word document or PDF) to info@frankfordcdc.org with the applicable job title in the subject heading.  Please see job descriptions below.

Neighborhood Advisory / Energy Center Coordinator –

The Frankford CDC’s NAC/NECCoordinator will be responsible for providing comprehensive energy services and affordable housing resources services to low-income households.

Services to be provided include:

  • Intake for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Intake or referral to Crisis;
  • Utility bill payment assistance programs including: the Philadelphia Gas Works Workshop Program, energy counseling Weatherization Assistance Program, energy education; and other energy related service
  • Assist with facilitating community service briefings around homeownership and utility assistance programs
  • Help facilitate community zoning meetings and other community initiatives as necessary.

Starting Salary
$40,000 Annually + Benefits

Corridor Cleaning Assistant –

The Frankford CDC’s Corridor Cleaning Assistance program assist in the cleaning of sidewalks on the Frankford Avenue commercial corridor. Under this program, FCDC
also undertakes public space maintenance activities, litter reduction campaigns and community engagement.

Duties of Corridor Cleaning Assistants:

  • Clean the sidewalks and out to eighteen (18) inches in the streets; this area shall cover the curb and storm inlets.
  • Clean all four (4) corners of any intersection found at the end of cleaning routes;
  • Clean a minimum of twenty (20) feet along any secondary side streets that intersect with the primary commercial streets to be cleaned;
  • Ensure that weeds or grass are no higher than eight (8) inches on all sidewalks along each route;
  • Remove posters, stickers and other debris off street furniture including parking, telephone poles and traffic signs; and
  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance of other public spaces and vacant lots on Frankford Avenue
  • Assist with promotion of litter reduction campaigns and community engagement
  • Assist with promotion and distribution of COVID-19 related resources for small business along Frankford Avenue
  • Track number of blocks cleaned and number of bags used during cleaning.
  • Make 311 reports for all city related issues (i.e. graffiti, potholes, illegal dumping, etc.)

The above activities shall be performed in the commercial area from the 4200 block to the 5200 block of Frankford Avenue.

Starting Salary 
$15/ hr

Frankford Pause Park – Soak It Up Adoption Ambassador
Through the Philadelphia Water Department’s Soak It Up Adoption Program, Frankford CDC is hiring two part-time site ambassadors for the GSI (green stormwater infrastructure) rain garden at Frankford Pause Park, located at 4671 Paul Street.

Soak It Up Adoption Ambassador Responsibilities:

  • Clean the park, sidewalk, and rain garden of trash/litter, including the curb line and storm inlets
  • Assist with promotion of litter reduction campaigns and community engagement
  • Engage with the public about the rain garden, and how GSI works
  • Track number of bags of trash collected, report on the condition of the rain garden, and track engagement around the park and the rain garden
  • Make 311 reports for city related issues in and around the park/rain garden (graffiti, illegal dumping, etc.)

Starting Salary
$16/hr