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Miami-Dade County Parks issues call for seasonal job applicants, accepting applications Feb. 4-March 24 for summer positions

MIAMI ( February 04, 2019 )

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is issuing its annual call for seasonal job applicants to fill summer positions. Applications will only be accepted Feb. 4–March 24, 2019, for a variety of summer jobs including pool managers, lifeguards, park service aides and recreation leaders.   

Applicants must be at least 17 years old. Those applying must first complete a Miami-Dade County Employment Application online at and then contact the Miami-Dade County park location where they wish to work. For Miami-Dade County park locations, phone numbers and general information about summer job opportunities visit For more general information, applicants may also call the Miami-Dade County Parks Summer Job Hotline at 305-755-7898.

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 March 24, 2019

Those applying for pool manager or lifeguard positions must be at least 18 years old and are required to submit proof of current certification in CPR, first aid, lifeguard 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. For swimming pool jobs information, call 305-665-1626.

About Miami-Dade Parks
Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world. The nonprofit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.