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Mayor's Employee Initiatives

As a leader who values and recognizes the hard work and dedication of her employees, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is committed to creating a positive work environment that fosters employee growth and development. Check out highlights of Mayor Daniella's involvement and engagement with Miami-Dade County employees.

Mayor's Message - Employee Appreciation

Below, you'll find a video message from the Mayor for Employee Appreciation Day 2023 showcasing her appreciation for the County's nearly 30,000 employees who serve our community with purpose and dedication.

Croquetas with Cava

The Mayor actively participates in employee events and recognizes the importance of celebrating and uplifting her employees regularly. She encourages those in leadership roles to do the same as it builds morale, resilience and trust within the team.

Browse through photos from our quarterly "Croquetas with Cava" employee appreciation events.

August 31, 2023
Corrections and Rehabilitation Department, Fire Rescue Department and Miami-Dade Police Department

May 19, 2023

Community Action and Human Services Department, Juvenile Services Department and Medical Examiner

March 3, 2023
Women’s Appreciation Month

Dec. 2, 2022
Public Information Officers Team Meeting

Aug. 25, 2022
Communications and Customer Experience Department (CCED), Elections Department and Information Technology Department

May 20, 2022

Animal Services Department, Aviation Department and Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER)

Dec. 3, 2021

Department of Solid Waste Management, Department of Transportation and Public Works and Human Resources Department

Oct. 8, 2021
Finance Department, Internal Services Department and Miami-Dade Library System

About Us

We work with departments to identify and assist with workforce issues including a renewed emphasis on performance management and standardized discipline policies, employee development and knowledge transfer, ongoing evaluation of workplace rules, and implementation of workforce metrics to measure and analyze overtime utilization, absenteeism, appeals, payroll issues, and employee development needs.

We coordinate negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and develop viable and sustainable healthcare options. Employee programs include training, wellness and diversity.

We provide residents and employees with a means to have discrimination cases heard and resolved through investigation, mediation, and appeals.