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Regular Employment Opportunities

Miami-Dade County is actively recruiting for a variety of positions. For a full list of employment opportunities, please visit the human resources page. 

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

You can be part of all the fun that’s happening at Miami-Dade Parks next summer! Applications will be accepted beginning Feb. 11 - April 4, 2020 for a variety of summer jobs including pool managers, lifeguards, seasonal programs assistants and recreation leaders. 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 screening and criminal background check prior to employment.

PROS Seasonal Programs Assistant - $11.85 per hour

Must be at least 17 years old and be able to work days, nights, holidays and weekends on a varied work schedule. This position is temporary and is assigned to assist with seasonal event programming. Three months of academic, volunteer or work experience involving customer contact, recreation or general labor is preferred.


Recreation Leader - $13.47 per hour

Youth Leadership - High school diploma or GED. One year of experience in planning, organizing, conducting or supervising park and recreation activities is required. 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.


Seasonal Programs Assistant - $11.97 per hour

Must be at least 17 years old and be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule. This position is temporary and is assigned to assist with seasonal event programming. Three months of academic, volunteer or work experience involving customer contact, recreation or general labor is preferred.


Pool/Lake Lifeguard 1/2/3 - $12.66, $13.14, $14.63 per hour

Minimum age 18 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.


Pool Manager - $18.53 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.