As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade County has added more private sector jobs than any other County in Florida over the past four years, local businesses created more than 117,000 jobs. Since 2011, the unemployment rate has dropped from 12 percent to roughly 6 percent. Local businesses are expanding in our County, which contributed to 2,176 jobs and more than $536 in new capital investments in 2014.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, CareerSource South Florida, Neighbors and Neighbors Association (NANA), and other local agencies have partnered to offer a construction, hospitality, and culinary training to help put eligible Miami-Dade County residents back to work.Back to Top
Liberty City Rising
In February 2015, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez announced a multimillion-dollar plan to revitalize Liberty Square and Liberty City. Known as Liberty City Rising, this development seeks to address the issues of crime and poverty in the area by raising the standard of living for residents and creating opportunities to earn a decent living.Back to Top
Ready to Work Program
Through the Mayor’s Actively Investing in Miami-Dade Initiative, CareerSource South Florida's Ready to Work Employment Program provides young adults, ages 18-24 years of age, the opportunity to enhance their work-readiness skills while earning an income. Requirements include residing in Miami-Dade County, being a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the country, not a high school student and income eligible.Back to Top
American Dream Miami
The Florida Cabinet unanimously approved the land acquisition for the project on April 14, 2015. American Dream Miami will be the Country's largest mall and entertainment center with the potential to attract millions of visitors from around the world to Miami-Dade County each year. The development company, Triple Five, projects up to 25,000 permanent jobs and 25,000 construction jobs will be created as a result of the $4 billion private investment.Back to Top
eMerge Americas is the platform for the advancement of technology, a forum for idea exchange, and a launch pad for innovation connecting Latin America, North America, and Europe. In addition, the Government Innovation Forum, which brought together top government officials and business leaders from around the world to explore how public-private partnerships are leveraging disruptive technologies to transform our communities.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:14:00 PM
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