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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jobs for Felons

City Jobs for Felons To Help Turn Your Life Around

For most people who have been in city jails, re-entry into the community is inevitable. Whether it will be successful or not depends largely on their ability to find city jobs for felons once they get out.

Why It’s Challenging To Land a Job

Landing an honest and good-paying job can be difficult for someone with a criminal record. Many companies are hesitant about taking an ex-felon in and trusting him or her with big responsibilities.

It is very tempting for business owners to be dismissive and even suspicious for one reason or another. Some think that the skills and work experience deteriorate during incarceration. Others fear that current employees will discriminate against someone with a history of crime.

Whatever the case, and whether it is fair or not, it leaves many ex-offenders unemployed, frustrated, and helpless.

Why There Is Still Hope for You

Still, there is no need to despair if you just got out of jail. An increasing number of companies and employers are willing to take a chance at people who have been convicted of a crime. They have hiring policies that can level the playing field for applicants that have felony records.

Another good news is that we have made it easier for you to connect with these companies and get your life back on track. We have a list of small businesses and big companies offering various city jobs for felons. They come from a wide range of industries, so there is a good chance that you will find one that suits your skills.

So far, we are the only ones to manage a site with a job board where prospective employers can post city jobs for felons. It is very accessible and easy to navigate.

While the list is not yet as extensive as we want it to be, it is expanding fast. That’s because a growing number of employers understand the uphill battle that ex-offenders are in and are willing to help.

What’s more, we have a group of people who are passionately scouring the internet for more resources to help you in your journey. Aside from being an accurate source of city jobs for felons, we can help you access housing, re-entry programs, and anything else you would need to start your new life.

List of City Jobs for Felons

As the year 2017 approached, the population of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, reached a level of 1.58 million people. A large city such as this offers numerous job opportunities in a wide variety of areas.  While finding work is challenging for most people, it is even more difficult someone for someone with a felony conviction because of more limited opportunities due to their criminal record.

Below we have a number of job listings, followed by the top employers in Pennsylvania and their hiring policies.

Make sure you read this entire page for your best chance at being successful in your job search.

Hang Out Tuesday - Friday Morning Part-time

  • CompanyCare.com
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Looking for a sitter to hang out with our child Tuesday- Friday while my wife and I are working. We currently work from home but have majority of our meetings in the morning hours. Our lovely ... Read More

Insides Sales - Business Development (Southern NJ & PA)

  • CompanyIndependent Logistics
  • LocationPhiladelphia
We are seeking an Insides Sales Business Development to join our team! Your role begins with a sincere desire to "RAISE THE BAR", create new relationships, find the resources and achieve a level of ... Read More

Part-Time Call Center Representative - NE Philadelphia Main Campus

  • CompanyAmerican Heritage Credit Union
  • LocationPhiladelphia
American Heritage Credit Union, a $4+ billion credit union has immediate openings available in our Contact Center in Northeast Philadelphia! This position provides information concerning the credit ... Read More

Occupational Therapist

  • CompanyBaylor Scott & White Health
  • LocationPhiladelphia
We are actively looking to relocate Occupational Therapists to one of our many facilities in the great state of Texas. If you're interested in learning more about this opportunity, please read the ... Read More

General Manager

  • CompanySchlesinger's
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Busy New York style delicatessen in Center City Philadelphia is seeking a full time general manager to oversee both the front and back of house operations. Attention to detail, strong work ethic and ... Read More

General Manager

  • CompanyKraftwork
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Kraftwork has been a neighborhood fixture since 2010. We serve a wide and eclectic variety of craft beers and modern comfort cuisine. Our philosophy is to bring friendly and attentive service, a ... Read More

Sales Consultant

  • CompanyProfessional Staffing Solutions
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Location Stoughton, MA 02072 Philadelphia, PA 19124 A professional moving company has an immediate opening for a Sales Moving Consultant with experience in moving and transportation in Multiple ... Read More

General Manager

  • CompanyAmerican Sardine Bar
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Way back when Point Breeze was just another forgotten neighborhood name, we opened this chalkboard menu driven, beer focused, dive-y but kinda-nice joint and everyone thought we were crazy. Fast ... Read More

General Manager

  • CompanySouth Philadelphia Taproom
  • LocationPhiladelphia
South Philadelphia Tap Room has defined casual gastropub dining in Philadelphia for more than 20 years. We take enormous pride in our amazing staff and the curated craft beer, natural wine and ... Read More

Summer Intern: Customs Brokerage

  • CompanyJohn A. Steer Company
  • LocationPhiladelphia
The Intern role is responsible for providing support across multiple functions within the Steer Imports Division. A primary focus for the Intern will be to ensure the timely and accurate submission ... Read More


  • CompanyArden Courts
  • LocationGlenolden
Promedica Arden Courts provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation ... Read More

General Manager

  • CompanyLa Roca
  • LocationPhiladelphia
We are La Roca in Manayunk and we are looking for a new general manager for our restaurant. We are a 2 floor Mexican restaurant with a second floor outside deck!! Our current GM is leaving at the end ... Read More

Camp Pickup/Sitting In Afternoon/Early Evening

  • CompanyCare.com
  • LocationGladwyne
We are looking for someone to pickup our daughter from camp and return to our house (Mon-Thurs/2:30-6:00pm). The camp is 5 mins from our house. Will pay $25/hr Read More


  • CompanyCrust Vegan Bakery LLC
  • LocationPhiladelphia
PART TIME CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST Location Crust is a specialty, vegan bakery located on Main Street in the NW Philadelphia neighborhood of Manayunk. Opportunities for Growth in a Supportive ... Read More

Registered Nurse | RN | CATH (Contract)

  • CompanyFavorite Healthcare Staffing
  • LocationPhiladelphia
At Favorite Healthcare Staffing, we aspire to learn what thrills you about being a healthcare professional. Our exceptional recruiters thrive on the challenge of discovering the perfect position for ... Read More

CDL Class A Driver - Arias Trucking LLC

  • CompanyAmazon Freight Partner
  • LocationKing of Prussia
Class A CDL Truck Drivers for the Amazon Freight Partner program Shifts: Morning, Afternoon, Overnight, Evening, Weekday and/or Weekend Location: Allentown, PA Compensation: Starting pay $24 per hour ... Read More

Account Executive

  • CompanySemrush Inc
  • LocationFeasterville-Trevose
Hi there! We are Semrush, a global IT company developing our own product - a platform for digital marketers. And this is our Account Executive role for those who are goal-oriented and success ... Read More

Floor Manager

  • CompanyMercato BYOB
  • LocationPhiladelphia
JOB REQUIREMENTS: - Responsible for managing the daily operations of restaurant - Ensure that guests are satisfied with their dining experience & a high level of service is provided - Maintain ... Read More

Premier Academic Program! Outstanding Clinical Position!!

  • CompanyCase Recruiters, Inc.
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Highly skilled, dynamic urology department seeks a 4th patient-centered, general urologist to join their team supported by 3 mid-levels and 22 staff members. The five-year program includes 15 ... Read More

Client Services

  • CompanySoaring Financial
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Salary: Commission JOB DESCRIPTION Our firm is expanding across the US. We are actively looking for someone who is ambitious, entrepreneur-minded, and wants to be part of our mission of "No Family ... Read More

Floor Manager

  • CompanyAttico
  • LocationPhiladelphia
We are looking for a Restaurant floor Manager that will deliver a high-quality menu and motivate our staff to provide excellent customer service. Restaurant manager responsibilities include ... Read More

Overnight Stocker

  • CompanyThe Home Depot
  • LocationMantua Grove
Associates in Freight/Receiving positions ensure the store is stocked and ready for business every day. They load and unload trucks, move material from the receiving area throughout the store, may ... Read More

Driver / Facilities

  • CompanyPeachtree Catering
  • LocationRadnor
Position Summary: Peachtree Catering, the premier catering company of Greater Philadelphia, seeks a driver and facilities worker to work events, deliver products to various locations and set up in ... Read More

General Manager

  • CompanyGatehouse
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Gatehouse in the Philadelphia Navy Yard is looking for a General Manager to join our team! Enjoying sweeping views of historic battleships, close proximity to the bustling Navy yard business district ... Read More

Appointment Setter

  • CompanySymmetry Financial Group
  • LocationPhiladelphia
I am seeking an energetic individual to join our unique and fast-paced Service team to schedule appointments for our team. You will perform administrative functions in order to drive company success Read More

Customer Support Specialist

  • CompanySimtech Process Systems
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Customer Support Specialist We are seeking highly organized self-driven team players for Customer Service. In this position you will handle incoming calls and inquiries from customers and prospects Read More

Bus Operators - Great Pay & Benefits, Training

  • CompanySoutheastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
  • LocationPhiladelphia
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), headquartered in Philadelphia, is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route ... Read More

Inside Sales Representative

  • CompanyAll American Home care LLC
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Job description ALL AMERICAN HOME CARE We are actively seeking experienced sales professionals to join our growing home care team. All American will: * foster your growth * offer a competitive salary ... Read More

Sales Support Representative

  • CompanyEssential Telecommunications Provider - Immediate Positions Available!
  • LocationPhiladelphia
HERE IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO A PART OF A N ELITE TEAM AS A SALES SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE! We are seeking competitive, hard-working, enthusiastic, and committed individuals to join our team and expand ... Read More


  • CompanyArden Courts
  • LocationPaulsboro
ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health ... Read More

Call Center Agent

  • CompanyGather Up Pro
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Company Description We set ourselves apart from the crowd by focusing on constant training and developing of our employees. Our belief is that this will not only increase the efficiency of our team ... Read More

MDE Program Coordinator

  • CompanyComhar Inc.
  • LocationPhiladelphia
The Multidisciplinary Evaluation (MDE) program is designed for families of children up to age 3 who are concerned about their child's development. A trained cognitive specialist will work to identify ... Read More

Admin Assistant - Cardiology

  • CompanyJefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Responsibilities PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide secretarial and organizational support for the activities for the Spine Division. Manage aspects of physician's activity, including academic, and ... Read More

Real Estate Sales Recruiter

  • CompanyCentury 21 Advantage Gold
  • LocationPhiladelphia
We're hiring a full-time real estate recruiter to find agents with potential for our team. You'll be responsible for ensuring that each candidate meets our high-performance standards, has the ... Read More

Customer Service Representative

  • CompanyHawkeye Global
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Hawkeye Global is seeking career minded and highly motivated customer service oriented people to join our team. We value our call center employees. We host regular online training to teach systematic ... Read More

Appointment Setter

  • CompanyWade Marketing
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Who we are Wade Marketing is an internet marketing company helping business owners and digital marketers on a global level. Our various service and program offerings are helping thousands achieve ... Read More

Grocery Manager

  • CompanyWeavers Way Co-op
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Weavers Way Co-op Job Description Position: Grocery Manager Reports to: Store Manager Status: Full Time Rate: Salaried PURPOSE To select and obtain grocery, dairy, and pet products and to supervise ... Read More

BDC Manager

  • CompanyAutomotive Sales
  • LocationPhiladelphia
PA Auto Sales is looking for candidates with great phone skills to work in our Business Development Center. lf you are looking for a terrific opportunity to begin a successful career, PA Auto Sales ... Read More

Sales Administrator/Receptionist

  • CompanyAnswerNet
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Job Type: Full Time Hours: 12:00-8 EST Salary: $16.00 Benefits: Available after 90 days for full time employees About AnswerNet AnswerNet is the brand name for the AnswerNet family of companies ... Read More

Assistant General Manager

  • CompanyDarling Jack's Tavern
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Darling Jacks Tavern, Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran's brand new concept on 13th Street in Midtown Village, is currently hiring a manager with experience in an upscale, high volume setting. We are ... Read More

Client Relations Specialist

  • CompanyPogust Goodhead
  • LocationPhiladelphia
ABOUT POGUST GOODHEAD Pogust Goodhead is a unique partnership between American, British, and Brazilian lawyers, with particular expertise in complex litigation; namely mass tort and group litigation Read More

Membership Manager

  • CompanyMuseum of the American Revolution
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Membership Manager Position Description : Part of a dynamic team reporting to the Director of Development, Individual Giving, the Membership Manager advances the Museum's mission through member ... Read More

Customer Solutions Specialist

  • CompanyWSFS Bank
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Position type: Full-time Location: Philadelphia, PA Schedule: Monday - Friday Hybrid/Onsite Description : NewLane Finance is a commercial equipment finance company, serving small and mid-size ... Read More

Client Service Support Representative

  • CompanyBeauty Hair Trading Inc/Hairdreams
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Intake of client calls and consistent update of client data base system. Ensures delivery of excellent customer service through fast and accurate processing of orders, communication, and coordinating ... Read More

Sales Representative

  • CompanyAppStar Financial
  • LocationCherry Hill
To meet the demand of our clients as well as the growth in the small-to-medium-size business market, AppStar Financial has immediate openings for sales professionals. We are willing to compensate you ... Read More

Class A CDL Dedicated Driver/ Yard Jockey - Barrington, NJ

  • CompanyGreen Logistics
  • LocationBarrington
Green Logistics is a privately-owned, asset-based trucking company specializing in dedicated freight programs, intermodal and port-to-port drayage, and yard switching services. Green Logistics ... Read More

Assistant Manager

  • CompanyBanh Mi and Bottles
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Banh Mi and Bottles is a Vietnamese Eatery with a crafted cocktail bar and a unique bottle shop that was established in 2016. We pride on fresh, local ingredients and great food and service. We are ... Read More

Outlets Manager

  • CompanyLoews Philadelphia Hotel: Bank & Bourbon
  • LocationPhiladelphia
This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Food and Beverage in the overall management of the respective outlets to include; planning, organizing, directing and coordinating all ... Read More

Inside Sales Coordinator

  • CompanyMajor League Vacations
  • LocationPhiladelphia
Summary Of Functions To be successful as an Inside Sales Coordinator at Major League Vacations, you should have solid relationship-building skills and a passion for helping customers achieve their ... Read More

Call Center Agent

  • CompanyMarketing Max Retail
  • LocationPhiladelphia
We are looking for a Call Center Representative that will be the liaison between our company and its current and potential customers. The successful candidate will be able to accept ownership for ... Read More

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This website was created by a few folks who have personally watched their loved ones struggle to get a job due to having a felony.

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