Miami-Dade Parks 2014 Summer Jobs
You can be a part of all the fun that's happening at Miami-Dade Parks next summer! Applications will be accepted for a variety of summer jobs including pool managers, lifeguards, swim instructors, park service aides and recreation leaders.
Those applying for pool manager, lifeguard, or swim instructor positions 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.
To apply for any of the summer jobs listed, simply contact the Miami-Dade park where you wish to work. You can use the find a park near you tool to locate parks in your area. Then apply via the Miami-Dade County Online Employment Application site.
- Applications accepted from February 24, 2014 through March 23, 2014. For more information, call Miami Dade Parks' Summer Jobs Hotline at 305-755-7898.
- Due to the time involved in the completion of the training, physical examination, and background check, the application process is lengthy.
- For more swimming pool jobs information contact 305-665-1626.
Individuals must be at least 17 years old to apply. All applicants selected for these positions will be required to successfully complete a drug/alcohol screen, and criminal background check prior to employment. The deadline for applying is March 22.
Pool Manager - $16.75 per hour
Minimum age 18 years. One season as Pool/Lake Lifeguard 2 or equivalent is required. Must possess and maintain current certifications in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, Lifeguard Training and Water Safety Instructor, provided by the Red Cross, Y.M.C.A. or other nationally recognized aquatic training program. Pool operations experience and pool operator license preferred.
Pool/Lake Lifeguard - $11.33/$11.76/$13.10 per hour
Minimum age 17 years. Vision standard 20/40, each eye uncorrected is required. Must possess and maintain current certifications in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Lifeguard Training, provided by the Red Cross, Y.M.C.A. or other nationally recognized aquatic training program. Years of experience and additional certifications determine salary.
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Swim Instructor - $12.09 per hour
Minimum age 17 years. Must possess and maintain current certifications in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First aid, and Water Safety Instructor provided by the Red Cross, Y.M.C.A. or other nationally recognized other nationally recognized aquatic training program.
Park Service Aide
Park Service Aide- $10.71/hour
These positions involve organizing and conducting games, sports, and other recreation activities for summer and day camp programs at parks and recreation facilities. May also require building and grounds and field maintenance. Experience preferred. Age 17 or older
Recreation Leader - $12.05/hour
Graduation from an accredited high school. GED or high school equivalency is acceptable. Three years of experience in planning, conducting, or supervising park and recreation activities is required. Accredited college coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Management, Sports Administration, Business/Public Administration, or related field may substitute for experience on a year-for-year basis. Must possess a valid Driver's license. HRS Child Care Training Certificate preferred.
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