Miami-Dade County Parks Hosts Hiring Blitz to Fill Seasonal Positions

Author  Laura Phillips

MIAMI  — The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department has hundreds of seasonal jobs to fill this summer, including pool/lake lifeguards and summer camp personnel (Recreation Leader/PROS Seasonal Programs Assistant). Miami-Dade County Parks offers exciting and enriching job opportunities across every corner of the county, with competitive pay well above Florida’s minimum wage.

Hardworking and fun-loving individuals ages 17 and older are encouraged to apply online starting February 11, 2020, through April 4, 2020, or in person from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on March 19 at Zoo Miami, on March 23 at Oak Grove Park or on March 25 at Goulds Park.

Those interested in applying for pool manager or pool/lake lifeguard positions must be at least 18 years old and are required to submit proof of current certification in CPR, first aid, lifeguarding and water-safety instruction provided by the Red Cross, YMCA or other nationally recognized aquatic training program. Training is available for those who apply early.

All positions require the successful completion of a drug and alcohol screening and a criminal background check. Lifeguard applicants must successfully complete the appropriate skills exercise and a two-point, high-risk physical examination in addition to the above.