A surge in coronavirus cases across South Florida have prompted the closure of businesses, beaches, schools, gyms, and other facilities, leaving several hard-working Floridians jobless. Across the state, thousands of people are filing for unemployment as the economic reality of the coronavirus becomes exceedingly clear.
If you lost your job as a result of the coronavirus and are looking for career opportunities in the interim, take a look at the list below for places that are hiring now.
You can also check online job boards, such as Employ Florida, for more options and opportunities.
All Pharma LLC
All Pharma LLC is expanding its workforce and moving from Hialeah to a new facility in Miami Lakes. The company is hiring up to 30 new employees for several roles, including inventory control, quality control and warehouse operations.
Candidates must be capable of standing for up to six hours at a time. Manufacturing Experience is a plus.
The jobs are full-time and provide health insurance. Link to apply.
Van Horn Law Group
Van Horn Law Group, a practice focuses on debt issues for businesses and individuals, is looking to hire 10-20 people for a variety of positions, ranging from entry level legal assistant, to paralegals, to attorneys. Pay starts at $10 an hour and jumps to six figures for attorneys. In addition, employees get full benefits – including health, dental, vision and a 401k match.
Van Horn Law Group has two South Florida locations in Fort Lauderdale and Miami Lakes, but is looking to grow the team mainly in Miami-Dade. Click here for a list of available positions.
MedFlorida Medical Centers
The family-owned primary care medical practice has multiple clinic locations throughout Florida. We are looking for 2 bilingual (English/Spanish) drivers for our office in Aventura and Margate.
Applicants should have a clean driving record and clean criminal record. Experience in medical transport is a plus. You should also have excellent communications skills. The job pays between $12-$13 an hour. Click on this link to apply.
Dream Clean Inc.
Dream Clean, Inc., a well established and customer focused service company, has been in business since 1994. They service various industries - banks, health care facilities, manufacturing, call centers, etc.
The company is looking to bring on new staff at $9/hour for up to 33 hours a week. You can apply by clicking on this link.
City Furniture and Ashley Furniture
City Furniture and Ashley Furniture are looking to hire over 100 talented and motivated sales reps. From West Palm Beach to Cutler Bay, all of City Furniture's showrooms are open. Store hours are from 10am to 9pm, so they are looking for folks who can work a flexible schedule.
Compensation is commission-driven with an hourly salary in place. Click here for more info and to apply.
CVH Law Group
CVH Law Group is looking for ten new employees at their Miami office. The group specializes in debt relief and bankruptcy. Hired staff will be trained. For more info and to apply, click here.
QLink Wireless provides free cell phone service with free monthly data, minutes, and unlimited texting to tens of millions low-income Americans and is hiring up to 100 customer service representatives. For more info and to apply, click on this link.
Covanta’s mission is to provide sustainable waste and energy solutions to ensure that no waste is ever wasted. With a global network of Energy-from-Waste and material processing facilities, Covanta is preserving valuable natural resources and generating clean energy for our client communities and the world we live in. Our facilities continue to operate during this national emergency and we are hiring for operations roles in our Miami and Palm Beach based locations. Click here for a list of available opportunities.
Broward County Schools
The school district is looking to hire 100 new bus drivers for the upcoming school year. For more information, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miami-Dade County Parks
The agency is hiring for several positions, including construction manager and architect. For more information, click on this link.
Cousins Air Inc.
The Deerfield-based company Cousin's Air is hiring various positions, including construction helpers, construction leads, service technicians, drafting technicians and dispatchers. For more information, click on this link.
Outschool.com is actively hiring more people to teach on the platform to keep up with demand while kids are out of school, seeking 5,000 additional teachers to earn extra money with no teaching credentials required. For more information, click on this link.
Gonzalez Group USA
The insurance firm is hiring for several positions including an assistant, receptionist, career agent, supervising general agent and several management positions. For more information, click on this link.
Bon's Barricades is hiring for the positions of traffic control technician and traffic control supervisor. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years experience on major highway lane closures and be able to provide their own transportation.
Call 1-800-878-2667 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for more information about the application process. Applications can be found at this website.
The non-profit organization, which works with people with developmental disabilities, is hiring Direct Support Professionals in Sunrise, Coral Springs, Lauderhill, Plantation and Davie. The position is temporary.
For more information, click here.
The local diaper manufacturing company is looking for machine operators in its Medley department. For more information, send an email to email@example.com
Sprouts Farmers Market
The store is hiring over 100 employees for its new store in Miramar scheduled to open in late June.
For more information, click on this link or call 1-866-925-2396 for non-managerial roles.
The company is looking to fill various positions in both Miami-Dade and Broward counties, including operations supervisor, forklift operator as well as shipping and delivery.
For more information and to send a resume, click on this link.
Bankers Life Insurance
The company is looking for several positions to be filled at locations in both North Miami and West Kendall. For more information on openings, call Nicholas Brunzell at 305-710-4130.
CAO Bakery & Cafe
CAO Bakery & Cafe is looking to hire candidates in all of its South Florida locations. The bakery available positions include: manager, front of house staff, cook and cake decorators.
Interviews will be conducted in English and Spanish, and no formal resume is required to apply. CAO stores are located in Hallandale, South Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Kendall, Pinecrest, Bird Road, Coral Way, Flagler, North Miami Beach, Hollywood and Sunset.
For more information, click here.
Bean Automative Group
Bean Automotive Group is currently looking to fill positions in four South Florida locations: Kendall Toyota, West Kendall Toyota, Lexus of Kendall and Lexus of West Kendall.
Available positions range from administrative assistants to BDC managers and parts specialists. A press release from the company said that "the main position we are looking to fill right now are for automotive service technicians, available in all locations." A signing bonus of up ro $1,500 is being offered for service technicians.
For more information, click here.
Curaleaf, a medical cannabis company operating 28 dispensaries across the Florida, is looking to fill several positions in the South Florida area, including Cutler Bay, Homestead, Miami and Tamarac. Click here for additional details.
KW Property Management & Consulting
KW Property Mangement & Consulting is considered an essential business, meaning its 1,700 person staff has been hard at work during the pandemic. And now, the property management company is expanding.
KW says there are about 50 open positions across its South Florida locations. For more information, click here.
Instacart is looking to hire employees across South Florida. Full and part-time shoppers can apply online, here.
Lindstrom Air Conditioning & Plumbing
Lindstrom Air Conditioning and Plumbing is looking to hire employees in both its South Florida locations, Palm City and Pompano Beach. Roles range from customer service and entry level HVAC technicians to HVAC installers and plumbers in both our Palm City and Pompano Beach, Florida, locations.
For more information, click here.
C&S Wholesale Grocers
C&S Wholesale Services in Miami is hiring Warehouse Selectors and other warehouse careers. In a press release, the company said it offers "competitive pay and benefits, career growth opportunities and a culture built on values." For more information, click here.
Lowes is looking to fill more than 150 positions across South Florida and more than 30,000 across the country. The home improvement store has full-time, part-time and overnight roles available, as well as seasonal roles for displaced workers looking for short-term opportunities.
Positions include sales specialists, cashiers, merchandising service associates, sales associates, loaders and unloaders. Interested applicants can text JOBS to LOWES (56937) in order to apply. For more information, click here.
Due to a rise in online orders, Amazon has hired more than 100,000 people in the last month. In mid-April, the company said it was seeking to hire an additional 75,000 workers. Click here for more information.
A spokesperson told NBC 6 that more than 1,300 jobs are expected to be filled in South Florida, ranging from their fulfillment centers and delivery stations to meet customers’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents can text AMAZON to 77088 to receive automated messages about job openings near them or click on this link.
Chewy, the pet supplies supermarket, is hiring over 6,000 people for roles at the company's Fulfillment and Customer Service centers across the country. Click here for more information.
South Florida jobs include openings in Dania Beach and Hollywood.
Taylor Marine Techs LLC
The boat repair and marine manufacturing company that services all of South Florida is hiring two virtual secretaries and up to five marine mechanics, owner Marc Taylor said.
Secretaries can work from home or from the office in Hallandale Beach, Taylor said. Wages are $250 - $500 weekly for virtual secretaries.
Compensation for marine mechanics is $200 - $350 daily. Interested applicants must own their own tools, transportation, and have at least one year of mechanical experience.
Those interested can call (954) 519-5619 for more information. Click here to visit the website.
Taylor Made Investors
The real estate firm is looking for five acquisition specialists. Experience in real estate and/or real estate appraisal is preferred. Positions are part-time, but additional compensation comes from tips, commission, and bonuses, according to the job posting.
Click here for the application and more information.
Whole Foods is hiring more than 5,000 seasonal and full-time positions amid the coronavirus pandemic. The chain is offering an hourly base rate of $15 per hour, “with enhanced pay opportunities available until May 3,” the company said.
Some of these pay opportunities include overtime rates at double your hourly base rate, per overtime hour.
South Florida jobs include openings in Boca Raton, Coral Springs, Coral Gables, Biscayne, Davie and North Miami. Click here for more information.
The Florida-based grocery store chain said they are planning to hire “thousands of associates” in its stores and distribution centers through the end of March.
South Florida jobs include openings in Miami, Miami Beach, Marathon, Fort Lauderdale and Key West. Click here for more information.
Walmart will be hiring 150,000 full-time, part-time and temporary positions in its distribution and fulfillment centers.
South Florida jobs include openings in Sunrise, North Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Kendall, Doral, Hialeah and North Miami Beach. Click here for more information.
Sedano's Supermarkets will temporarily offer job positions to hundreds of workers from La Carreta and Versailles restaurants, which have had to close for the time being amid the coronavirus outbreak in South Florida.
Jobs are open to other interested applicants as well.
South Florida jobs include openings in Hialeah, Miami and North Lauderdale. Click here for more information.
Winn-Dixie plans to “expeditiously hire” those who have been affected by restricted working hours and layoffs due to the coronavirus.
South Florida jobs include openings in Homestead, Miami, Hialeah, Miramar and Fort Lauderdale. Click here for more information.
CVS will be hiring more than 50,000 full-time and part-time positions for a variety of roles across the country.
South Florida jobs include openings in some areas like Miami, Coconut Grove, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay. Click here for more information
Walgreens plans to fill 9,500 existing full and part-time positions for a variety of roles. The drugstore is primarily hiring customer service associates, pharmacy technicians and shift leads.
South Florida jobs include openings in some areas like Davie, Plantation Pembroke Pines, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. Click here for more information.
7-Eleven says they are adding up to 20,000 jobs "to meet increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic." Click here for more information.
Dollar General plans to nearly double its normal hiring rate and add up to 50,000 employees by the end of April, the company said in a statement. Most jobs will be temporary, but some new hires could transition into full-time roles.
South Florida jobs include openings in some areas like Homestead, Kendall, Miami, Hialeah, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. Click here for more information.
Papa John's plans to "immediately hire" 20,000 employees, the pizza chain said.
South Florida jobs include openings in Homestead, Kendall, Miami, Hialeah, Pembroke Pines and Fort Lauderdale. Click here for more information.
More than 30,000 jobs are open at Pizza Hut. The chain is looking for cooks, shift leaders, restaurant managers and more.
South Florida jobs include openings in Kendall, Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise and Tamarac. Click here for more information.
U.S. Postal Service
The USPS has multiple positions open in Florida with hourly wages ranging from $16.21 to $17.95. Anyone interested must apply April 9-11 at usps.com/employment. From the website, select “Search Jobs,” then “Florida,” then “Start,” and then select the link for Clerk Assistant, Mail Handler Assistant, Mail Processing Assistant and/or Temporary Carrier Assistant.