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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.
  • Lifeguard
  • 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 Inspire

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 Value

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 Reward

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. 

Core Values

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 hr@cityofdenton.com, 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.

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601 E. Hickory St., Suite A Denton, TX 76205
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(940) 349-8340