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Looking For A Job? These Places Are Hiring in Florida Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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

In this Jan. 4, 2019, file photo, a "now hiring" sign hangs on the door of a Staples store in New York City.
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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.

Macy's

Macy’s is holding a National Holiday Hiring event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, to fill seasonal positions at stores, call centers and distribution and fulfillment centers, including more than 2,000 holiday opportunities in Florida, the company announced in a press release.

"A variety of opportunities are available with competitive pay, access to flexible scheduling, bilingual work environment, merchandise discount and the opportunity to earn additional bonuses," the company said.

All interviews will take place over the phone. For more information on how to apply, visit this link.

Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops is hiring for 50 retail positions in Miami and Dania Beach. A hiring event will take place on October 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome for on-site interviews, or you can apply in advance by visiting this link. Click here for more information.

The Home Depot

The Home Depot is looking to fill more than 400 roles in Miami stores, including customer service, helping reinforce social distancing, freight and filling online and curbside orders. For more information and to apply, visit this link.

Fisher Island Club

The exclusive resort is looking to fill several positions ranging from part time to full time. For more information and to apply, click on this link.

Gap

Gap Inc. announced plans to hire seasonal associates in its fulfillment centers, customer contact centers and Old Navy, Athleta, Gap, Banana Republic, Intermix and Janie & Jack stores.

The company's hiring process will be completely virtual, a spokesperson said in a press release.

The roles that are available include packing, assembling merchandise, preparing orders for shipment, serving customers through our customer contact centers and additional staffing for contactless services.

For more information and to apply, visit the company's portal here.

Holy Cross Hospital

The hospital in Fort Lauderdale is looking to fill several positions, including cooks, tray line supervisors and nutrition workers with both full time and part time jobs open. Anyone interested should contact Sandra Vazquez at 954-776-3133 for more information.

Sunrise Community, Inc.

Sunrise Community Inc. is a nonprofit organization that specializes in providing a range of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They have locations throughout the Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Sunrise is currently hiring for Direct Support Professionals, Certified Nursing Assistants, and Licensed Practical Nurses. For more information, applicants can call 305-273-3086 or apply directly here

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is offering free online tax preparation courses to "everyone with the opportunity to become a Seasonal Tax Preparer." Positions are available in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Training is provided by the company. For more information, contact District Manager Ana Botet at ana.botet@jtax.com.

Sitel

Contact center company Sitel is looking to hire 450-500 employees over the next few months as the holiday season ramps up. Positions are widely available in departments such as inbound and outbound customer service, sales, IT, human resources and more. Most of the work can be done virtually at home. Most of the hundreds of positions available are seasonal work but some could turn into something permanent. Search for jobs here.

Contact center company Sitel is looking to hire 450-500 employees over the next few months.

Fresh Market

Fresh Market is holding a national hiring event for seasonal and part-time workers. The event will take place in all 152 store locations on October 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and October 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The company says it is looking to hire 1,500 new employees across all store locations.

Candidates are asked to apply online before attending the event.

Alarm Brokers of Florida

Alarm Brokers is hiring experienced CCT/alarm technicians for Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The pay is between $20 to $22 per hour with the potential for overtime. For more information on Alarm Brokers' job opportunities, submit a resume to info@alarmbrokers.net.

Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital in Miami is hiring for more than 100 positions that are not in response to COVID-19. Click here to search for openings.

Mercy Hospital is currently hiring for more than 100 positions.

Little Angels Special Care

Miami Lakes-based pediatric home health care agency Little Angels Special Care is hiring home health aides throughout Miami-Dade County. They need to have a minimum of two years of experience working in the special needs community. Pay is $12 an hour. For more info visit the website or contact littleangelsspecialcare@gmail.com.

Miami-Dade Elections Department

The Miami-Dade Elections Department is hoping to fill over 1,000 positions for temporary assignments from now until the November presidential election. The pay starts at just over $17 per hour and there is a lot of potential for overtime.

Miami-Dade County is hoping to fill more than 1,000 positions ahead of the November elections.

CITY Furniture

CITY Furniture is looking to fill hundreds of roles in South Florida, with about 200 in sales, 250 in warehouse, delivery and customer service, and 50 corporate positions. A press release from the company said they have transitioned almost completely to virtual interviewing.

The press release also said that applicants with sales experience in retail, hospitality, automotive, real estate and restaurant industries can usually make a smooth transition to sales for CITY Furniture.

First-year sales associates average $60,000 to over $100,000 in earnings. Delivery drivers are in high demand, with average first-year earnings of $50,000 to $70,000.

CITY Furniture operates 20 showrooms from Miami through Vero Beach, and in Southwest and Central Florida, as well as 14 Ashley HomeStore showrooms as the brand’s Southeast and Southwest Florida licensee.

Contemporary Service Company

Contemporary Service Company is looking to hire 100 to 200 part-time event staff to work FAU and FIU Football games. Applicants can apply at this website by selecting the branches in Miami.

TSC Miami

The company based in Miami Gardens has over 50 positions open on their production line. You can apply in person (16085 NW 52 Avenue, Miami Gardens 33055), by phone at 305-622-6760 ext. 1226 or by email at careers@tscmiami.com

Atlantic Flooring Supplier

The company based in Doral is looking for an outdoor sales person. For more information, call 305-381-0275.

Advanced Power Technologies, LLC

This Pompano based company provides lighting, signage and electrical services. They are interested in hiring a project coordinator, a purchasing coordinator, a safety and fleet administrator, a service technician, electricians, and HVAC/energy management controls technicians,

Fore more information and to apply, email both Ldalo@advancedpowertech.com and Sboyer@advancedpowertech.com.

AVCO Painting

This Miramar based company is hiring for positions have an hourly rate between $15 to $19 an hour. For more information, email info@avcopainting.com.

TWM Industries

The company based in Homestead is looking for account executives. Responsibilities include making outbound calls to customers regarding the company’s services and assisting customers with inquiries. Pay is between $10 and $12 an hour and a mask will be required to be worn. To apply, email your resume to info@watertransferprinting.com.

Anago Cleaning Systems

Anago Cleaning Systems, a nationally recognized franchised commercial cleaning company, has immediate openings for 10 outbound call center representatives in its corporate call center in Pompano Beach.

"We are an essential business needing to fill an immediate and booming need for commercial cleaning and disinfection services," the company said.

The company offers paid training, a generous salary and commission package plus great benefits and a fun working environment. To apply, please send your resume to employment@anagocleaning.com.

Got Works Staffing

Got Works Staffing is a South Florida recruiting company currently hiring for three companies that are looking to bring on 50 new employees.

The roles are light industrial and include packers, quality control and forklift drivers. The positions are in Medley, Miami Gardens, and Hialeah. The shifts are 12 hours long and include overtime. The pay starts at $10. After two weeks of working, PTO and medical benefits are added.

Anyone interested should call 305-822-0688.

Platinum Fundraising

Platinum Fundraising is located in Fort Lauderdale. It works with Domino's to help schools, non-profits and youth organizations raise the funds they need. The company is hiring Fundraising Specialists who will be making "pay plus commission, with access to full benefits and PTO." To apply, visit this site.

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Community Care Plan

Community Care Plan, based in Sunrise, Florida, is currently hiring. They have several openings, including a unique opportunity for a Manager, Behavioral Health Program, and an Accounting Manager.  To learn more about these positions at this designated Great Place to Work and to apply, click here.

Domino's Pizza

Domino's Pizza is looking to hire more than 250 team members across 53 stores in the Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale area. The positions include delivery drivers and assistant managers.

For more info and to apply, click on this link.

Florida Concrete Unlimited

Florida Concrete Unlimited has openings for a heavy duty diesel mechanic and a heavy duty equipment painter in its Miami location, and two more of the same openings in its Fort Meyers location.

To apply, send a resume to employment@fcuinc.net.

Florida Blue

The health insurance company is hiring hundreds of seasonal Licensed Health Insurance Sales Agents to educate and enroll customers in under 65 Florida Blue plans and Florida Blue Medicare Insurance plans. 

These inbound sales roles are full-time and both product training and equipment will be provided. Compensation is an hourly wage plus bonuses tied to sales. For more info and to apply, click on this link

Goodwill

Goodwill South Florida is looking to fill 125 positions for its Paid Training Sewing Program for those with disabilities. Trainees will initially receive a stipend for sewing tests. One trainees pass the tests, they can be offered a job sewing military uniforms for the United States Armed Forces. To apply, click on this link or click here for more info.

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G&T Electric Company

G&T Electric Company, an electrical contracting service and repair company located at 9550 Northwest 12th Street in Doral, is looking to fill two positions: one manager and one assistant. Applicants are asked to have experience with electrical products, how to price, quotes, invoicing, permitting, sales and renewing licenses.

For more information contact Manager Mary Kilpatrick at (305) 592-0534 or mary@gandtelectric.com.

Culmin Staffing

Culmin Staffing is looking to fill 100 positions in the Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes area. Positions are in production, packing, shipping, receiving and order processing.

For more information email mdiaz@culminstaffing.com

Big Ron's Tree Service

Palmetto Bay-based Big Ron's Tree Service is looking for experienced tree cutters, tree climbers, groundsmen and janitors. To apply, click on this link.

Covanta

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.

Covanta will be hosting a virtual open house on Wednesday, June 17th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. which you can register for by clicking here. 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.

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CAO Bakery

CAO Bakery and Cafe is looking to hire 20 to 30 employees at its Sunset and Hallandale Beach locations. For more information, click here.

Bankers Life

Bankers Life has seen an uptick in insurance sales since the pandemic began and is looking to hire five to 10 new employees a month at each of their offices in Miami-Dade and Broward. Bankers Life provides insurance for medicare and health expenses, long-term and home health care and life and retirement planning. The pay is 100% commission based. Bankers Life offers healthcare benefits after six months of employment, 401k plan and a quarterly bonus. To apply, click here.

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Mahogani Staffing

Mahogani Staffing is hiring up to 20 delivery drivers. Drivers get a pre-assigned daily route and most finish within six hours. Drivers need a car and clean driving record.

To apply, click on this link.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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QLink Wireless

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.

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 tfsrecruiting@browardschools.com.

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.

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Outschool

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

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.

Arc Broward

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.

Zaimella USA

The local diaper manufacturing company is looking for machine operators in its Medley department. For more information, send an email to service@zaimellausa.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.

TEAM Concepts

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 Automotive 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

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

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

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.

Amazon

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.

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Chewy

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

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.

Publix

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

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

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

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 Pharmacy

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

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

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

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

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.

Pizza Hut

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.

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