Miami-Dade County Parks is now accepting applications for seasonal jobs in the summer term
As the school year comes to an end, there rises a need for more recreational opportunities for Miami’s residents. To fully satisfy the needs of the community, Miami-Dade County Parks has various job openings for seasonal jobs during the summer season.
The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department has hundreds of positions open, so there are options to choose from. Some of the positions open pertain to summer camp personnel, and pool/lake lifeguards.
Those motivated individuals ages 17 and up are encouraged to apply to their preferred position. If interested in applying to work as a pool manager or pool/lake lifeguard, candidates must be at least 18 years old and submit proof of current CPR, first aid, lifeguarding, and water-safety instruction certifications. These certifications must be granted by the Red Cross, YMCA, or a nationally recognized aquatic training program. There may be training available for those who apply early, depending on the COVID conditions.
Applicants should keep in mind that all positions require completion of a drug and alcohol screening and a criminal background check. Additionally, those applying to the lifeguard positions must successfully pass a skills exercise and a two-point, high-risk physical examination.
Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces consists of 278 parks and 13,769 acres of land. This makes it the third-largest park system in the United States. The system prides itself on prioritizing the environment, stewardship, and health and fitness. Due to these factors, Miami-Dade's Park system is one of the most unique in the world.