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For Immediate Release:
November 04, 2013
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7842

Miami-Dade County Parks Issues Call For Job Applicants: Accepting Applications November 4-22 for Temporary Special Event Positions

Application Deadline is November 22, 2013


Are you looking for an exciting temporary job opportunity to work with the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department? Then look no further, the Department is issuing a call for temporary job applicants to fill the staffing needs of a special event taking place during March 2014, in Key Biscayne, FL.  Duties will range from, but are not limited to, grounds maintenance, parking operations, customer service, cashier, and pre/post event site prep/breakdown.  Applications for these temporary Miami-Dade County Parks positions will only be accepted November 4-22, 2013.  

Applicants must apply via the Miami-Dade County Online Employment Application site at www.miamidade.gov/jobs.  Individuals must be at least 17 years old.  

All applicants selected will be required to successfully pass a drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check prior to employment.  The deadline for applying is November 22, 2013.   

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department

Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor’s Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks/

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit www.miamidade.gov/parks_foundation

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