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City of Miami Open Jobs & Certification Programs

Finding good employment or the additional education you need to advance your career can be a challenge. That's why partners of the City of Miami Opportunity Center are promoting quality jobs and continuing education opportunities, such as trade and certification programs. Learn more about those here and don't wait to apply! 

 

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Details: 

  • Hourly rate for full-time 12-month is $89.61/daily
  • Hourly rate for a part-time 12-month is $11.21/hr.
  • Health and life insurance + state retirement benefits
  • Paid holiday and vacation days
  • 12 paid sick leave days annually

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • HS Diploma or equivalent (preferred, not mandatory)
  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform a variety of routine manual tasks in the care
  • Cleaning & general maintenance of buildings & equipment
  • Satisfactory completion of a physical exam prior to hire
  • Shall complete Orientation Class and Custodial Certification Class within the first year of service
  • Shall complete Master Certification Classes by the end of the second year of service
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (one must be on letterhead from a current or previous employer)

To apply: 

Please send your resume to [email protected] or call the City of Miami Opportunity Center at 305-960-5112

Details: 

  • Flexible schedule + great pathway to full-time employment
  • Pay rate (per diem): $81.43 (30 college credits) or $111.26 (Bachelor's degree required)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Nineteen (19) years of age
  • Thirty (30) college credits
  • All instructional applicants must complete a candidate profile to be considered for employment
  • Non-Education majors must complete a two-day Temporary Instructor Training offered by Miami Dade College
    • Cost: approximately $200 (covers tuition and book)
    • To register for the Temporary Instructor Training (Course #EDG 2311), please contact Miami Dade College at 305-237-6203 or visit www.mdc.edu/temporary-instructor

To apply: 

Please click here to complete an online application.

Details: 

  • Starting salary of $17.33/hr.
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification credential payment of $0.40/hr. per certificate
  • Benefits: health and life insurance, state retirement, paid holidays and vacation days, 12 paid sick days
  • Tool allowance of $750 annually on average

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of diversified licensed experience as a mechanic repairing heavy-duty trucks, buses or automobiles, or 2 years of such experience plus 6 ASE
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CDL Class B drivers’ license with passenger endorsement. New hires have 90 days to obtain license. Satisfactory completion of a physical examination prior to hire date. This is an Omnibus Transportation Employees Testing Act (OTETA) monitoring position.
  • Ability to read, write, and understand oral and written instructions

To apply: 

Please send your resume to [email protected] or call the City of Miami Opportunity Center at 305-960-5112

Details:

  • 10-month, full-time position
  • Health benefits and life insurance
  • Paid training provided
  • $15.26/hr.
  • 7 hours per day minimum, guaranteed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years driving experience
  • Excellent driving record
  • Acceptable background check and drug/alcohol screening
  • Basic knowledge of the English language
    • CDL license/Class B, “PS” endorsements preferred or Class “E” license and CDL permit with “PS” (passenger and school bus) endorsements
  • Attach a copy of your FL driver’s license to application
  • 2 letters of reference are required, 1 must be from a previous employer on letterhead or with a business card attached.

To apply: 

Please send your resume to [email protected] or call the City of Miami Opportunity Center at 305-960-5112

Adult Vocational School

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Some of the programs offered: 

  • Automotive Service Technology I & II
  • HVAV Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Truck Driving / CDL

To join: 

Contact the Miami Dade Technical College at 305-558-8000 or visit website

 

Program of FIU Engineering & Computing's Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability

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Details:

  • The program introduces the student to basic construction trades aligned with industry needs and
    standards.
  • Gives participants a passport to well-paying high-demand jobs.
  • 14-week certificate program OR 6-month pre-apprenticeship program in both English OR Spanish

Certificates Earned: 

  • NCCER Blue Card (CORE Curriculum)
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety
  • OSHA 3 Hour Personal Protection Equipment
  • Forklift Certification
  • CHOICE of ONE TRADE LISTED BELOW:
    • NCCER Level 1 Electrical
    • NCCER Level 1 Carpentry
    • NCCER Level 1 Plumbing
    • NCCER Level 1 Sprinkler Fitting
    • NCCER Level 1 Construction Craft Laborer
  • FDOE Preapprenticeship Completion Certificate
  • FIU Program Completion Certificate

To join: 

Contact Victoria Tomas at [email protected], 305-348-3537 or Emily Gallego at [email protected], 305-348-0132. Or visit website.

Program of FIU 

One of South Florida's largest industries is healthcare / hospitals. The industry needs talent. This program offers good pay, good benefits, satisfying work, and career pathways. 

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Details:

  • 14-week program providing training in healthcare careers for learners who do not currently have a college degree
  • Classes are taught by FIU professors and healthcare leaders

5 Reasons to Join UP Labs:

  1. Free of cost
  2. Industry-standard curriculum
  3. Hospital partners embedded in the program
  4. Virtual, evening classes
  5. Wrap-around services

What is in the curriculum?

Professional Skills

  • Coaching for entry-level healthcare professionals
  • Building a linked-in profile (professional resume)
  • Financial Literacy (Taught by Security & Exchange Commission)
  • Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Training (Taught by Microsoft)

Healthcare Administrative Training

  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • General Healthcare Administration

Clinical Training

  • Healthcare Assistant Overview

Hospital Partner Training

  • Pharma-Tech (Taught by Baptist Health South Florida)
  • CNA Bridge Program (Taught by Baptist Health South Florida)

Eligibility: 

  • Adults 18 years or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Household income must be under $52,300

Classes:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 6 PM to 9 PM
  • 14 weeks

To learn more and join: 

Contact Umer Rahman at [email protected]305-348-2599 or Vanessa Valdes at [email protected], 305-348-9930. Or visit website.