Miamians, if you find yourself unexpectedly unemployed – permanently or indefinitely – there may be help: Some companies are still hiring during these uncertain times.
Not all available jobs are temporary. Some companies are seeking to fill permanent, full-time employee positions with benefits. Keep checking back; we will add more as we find them.
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U.S. Postal Service – In an effort to prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service is taking job applications for work at four mail processing and distribution centers from Nov. 16, 2020, through Jan. 3, 2021. Positions include Postal Support Employee, Mail Processing Clerk and Mail Handler Assistant. Click here to apply.
2020 Presidential Elections – Miami-based WorkSquare is offering temporary positions for the upcoming presidential elections. The $17.06 hourly jobs are for seasonal elections support specialists, from September through November. Requirements include: valid driver license and a clean driving record. To apply, call 888-815-9994 or click here.
Denny’s – From restaurant to corporate positions, the popular diner chain has jobs to offer. To learn more about working for Denny’s, click here. To see a list of positions available in the Miami area, click here. There are jobs for cooks, servers, managers and more.
La Brasa Grill – The Kendall location, at 10855 SW 72nd. St., Suite 60, is looking for employees who are “hard working with a positive attitude.” Call 786-703-9924 or visit the location for all the details. Other locations may be hiring as well, so it’s best to check with each one. South Florida has several, including restaurants on Coral Way, and in North Miami and Miami Gardens. Click here for more information on the chain.
Goodwill Industries of South Florida – The nonprofit organization provides job training, employment placement services, and other community-based programs for people with disabilities or other barriers to work. Goodwill says more than 100 sewing jobs are available and is offering paid training for those lacking sewing skills. Trainees must complete a training program and pass a final sewing test. Click here for more details.
Stein Mart – Although the retailer is closing shop (and has already closed its online component), it is hiring short-term help. According to its official Facebook page: “We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the Stein Mart Going Out of Business Team. Visit your favorite store and ask the manager for details.”
Ike’s Love and Sandwiches – This San Francisco-based eatery is opening a location in Aventura, so it needs employees. For applications, call 786-877-3668. For more information on employment opportunities, click here.
Taco Bell – The California-based, fast-food franchise switched its hiring process to include virtual and curbside interviews. Employees will be hired for existing positions at all levels in the restaurant, as well as newly created positions designed to keep the drive-thru running smoothly, manage delivery, curbside pickup and mobile app orders, and maintain sanitation and cleanliness practices. Click here to apply.
Pita Plus – The Glatt Kosher Middle Eastern Restaurant chain has locations in Aventura and Dania Beach. The Aventura location is currently hiring. For more information, call (305) 935-0761 for Aventura and (954) 241-2011 for Dania Beach.
Bonefish Grill – The casual dining seafood restaurant chain, which has locations throughout South Florida, is offering hourly positions. Openings are available for host, prep cook, line cook, bartender and more. Click here for more information.
You can find links to more companies that are hiring at the National Retail Federation website.
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