For Immediate Release:
February 13, 2009

Media Contact:
Edith Torres

Miami-Dade Parks Accepting Applications for Summer Jobs

Deadline to apply is March 13, 2009

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Applications will be accepted beginning today, February 13 through March 13, 2009 for a variety of summer jobs at Miami-Dade Parks, including pool managers, lifeguards, park service aides and recreation leaders.   

To apply, applicants must apply via the Miami-Dade County Online Employment Application site at and must also contact the Miami-Dade Park where you wish to work.  For a list of parks, phone numbers and addresses, please visit our web site at  Individuals must be at least 17 years old.    For more general information, call Miami-Dade Park and Recreation at 305-755-7898 or visit our web site.

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 13, 2009. 

Those applying for pool manager or lifeguard positions 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.

Miami-Dade Parks creates outstanding recreational, natural and cultural experiences to enrich you and to enhance our community for this and future generations.



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Hickman Building
275 N.-W 2nd Street, 5th Floor Miami, Florida 33128
(305) 755-7800


It is the policy of Miami Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please call 305-755-7848 at least five days in advance.