A Parks and Rec summer job is more than a rite of passage for high school and college students. It's the best time to gain work experience for post graduate résumés. Parks and recreation outdoor summer positions are longtime go-to jobs for young adults and repeatedly land on top ten best summer job lists.
- Assistant Concessions Manager
- Concessions Attendant
- Pool Cashier
- Birthday Party Host/Hostess
- Swim Instructor I
- Camp Supervisor
- Camp Counselor
- Camp Coordinator II
- Concessions Manager
Summer Hiring Events at Denton Civic Center:
Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 4, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Applicants can apply onsite or in advance online; if hired, the following will be required:
- Identification documents for in-processing;
- Oral swab drug test;
- Voided check or bank statement showing account info for payroll.
- Minors are required to have parents onsite.
American Red Cross Training Opportunities:
Click here to explore or enroll in training for American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or Waterpark Lifeguard training, or call Denton Natatorium, (940) 349-8800.
We take people’s passion and drive and turn them into a successful and fulfilling career. We encourage employees to collaborate with the public, volunteer in the community, and to use technology to advance the organization. These are just some of the many ways we continue to inspire and work together to serve the community and each other.
We are a diverse group of individuals working together to achieve the similar goals. We listen to our employees and value their input and ideas. We provide opportunities for development and growth through a variety of programs, including training classes, development programs, assistance obtaining certifications, and a strong culture of promotion from within. Employees are our biggest asset!
We provide excellent benefit packages, retirement options paid leave, tuition reimbursement, wellness opportunities, appreciation days, and an employee health clinic. Taking care of our employees is very important to us.
We are Denton
The City of Denton was recently listed #2 among U.S. cities for economic and population growth. Denton was also at the top of the list for population change, low unemployment, and growth in business. As Denton continues to grow, the City of Denton must continue to grow to support the community’s needs, which means opportunity for you.
Integrity | Making sure that with every decision we make, our actions match our values.
Fiscal Responsibility | Ensuring that people can trust that we use public funds conscientiously, with the community’s best interest in mind.
Inclusion | Creating a culture where all people feel a sense of belonging and support by respecting and valuing each other and our differences.
Transparency | Building an environment of trust by interacting with others honestly as well as collecting and sharing clear and concise information.
Outstanding Customer Service | Employing a holistic approach to problem-solving and providing responsive service that goes above and beyond expectations.
We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of the City of Denton to afford equal opportunity in employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability status, national origin, or any protected classification under Federal or state law.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The City of Denton makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, read through our EEO Policy here.
Applicants with disabilities may contact the City of Denton Human Resources via telephone (940) 349-8340, fax (940) 349-8348, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or other means to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Where is the City of Denton Human Resources office?
Our office is located at: 601 E. Hickory St. Ste. A, Denton, TX 76205
What are the HR office hours?
We open at 8:00 am and close at 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.
What jobs are available at the City?
Search our Current Job Opportunities
. If you don't find what you're looking for, you can sign up for a job alert here
. You will receive an email when a position opens matching one of the categories you selected.
How do I apply for a job with the City?
for detailed instructions on how to apply for a job with the City of Denton. Current job postings are listed here
Human Resources Department
601 E. Hickory St., Ste. A, Denton, TX 76205
Phone: (940) 349-8340
Fax: (940) 349-8348
How do I know the status of my City of Denton employment application?
City of Denton employment applications are handled by the individual departments, Human Resources does not know the status of each application. The process can take up to 4 weeks and you will be contacted by the hiring department if you’ve been selected for an interview.
How do I know if I am qualified for the job posted on the City of Denton career page?
Each job posted on the City of Denton career page has a detailed description, including the minimum qualifications for that job. Read the minimum qualifications carefully and make sure your qualifications are a close match.
Should I turn in a resume with my application?
It is not required to turn in a resume with your application for some job postings. If you have a resume, you may put the information with your application. The application must be completed in its entirety in order to be considered for the job opening. Any other materials should be kept for the interview process.
Can I submit my resume instead of completing the job application form?
No. We do not accept electronic resumes without an application. You can add a resume to an application if you wish, but you should always complete the application as if there were not resume attached.
Can I leave anything blank on the job application?
You should not leave anything blank on the job application. If you leave something blank it may
disqualify you. You should complete all information requested.
Can I apply for multiple job postings at once?
Yes, you can apply for multiple job postings at once. You must complete a separate application for each position.
Why didn’t I receive a confirmation email after my job application?
You may not have received a confirmation email after your job application because:
- The email address entered is not valid
- Your inbox is too full
- Or it was sent to the spam folder
To confirm your application, sign into your account, click on your name in top right corner and select Applications. Any application that has been completed will have a status of “Submitted.”
Do you maintain applications on file?
At the close of the application process, all applications are maintained in the Human Resources Department for retention purposes only. You must reapply for any future openings of a position.
How long does it take to fill an open position?
This will vary depending on the hiring manager and the needs of the department.
Will I be informed if I did not get the job I interviewed for?
Yes, you will be informed if you did not get the job you interviewed for. All applicants who interviewed will be notified when a selection is made.
Is a drug test required to begin employment with the City of Denton?
Yes, a drug test is required after a job offer has been made in order for you to begin employment with the City of Denton.
Do I have to take any skills tests to qualify for a job?
Typing and spelling tests are no longer required to qualify for a job. However, the individual department may ask you to take skill tests during the interview process to narrow down qualified candidates.
Do all City of Denton employees get benefits?
All full-time City of Denton employees get benefits; part-time employees benefits are pro-rated; temporary employees do not.