Hiring Events

Fast-track your job search at a "one-and-done" hiring event hosted by Allen Parks and Recreation. We're interviewing for more than 70 seasonal and part-time positions, and are ready to extend job offers on the spot from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 at Allen Senior Recreation Center.

Spring/Summer Hiring Event

Saturday, March 11, 2023
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Allen Senior Recreation Center
451 St Mary Drive, Allen, TX 75002 (View map)

five smiling parks employees, including lifeguards and camp counselors


Step #1 - Browse current job openings

Visit our online job portal to view part-time and seasonal Parks and Recreation job openings. Some positions are still being posted, but will eventually include:

*Positions marked by an asterisk (*) above are open to job seekers ages 16+. Other positions require employees to be ages 18+. Most jobs require no prior experience!

Step #2 - Apply online

Once you find a position that fits your interests and schedule, complete the short online application. All hiring event attendees must complete an application before interviewing.

You can speed up the hiring process by applying in advance, though computers will be available at Allen Senior Recreation Center during the March 11 hiring event.

HELPFUL TIP! Look for the green "APPLY" button within each job description.

Screenshot of Lifeguard online job listing with "Apply" button in upper right hand corner

Step #3 - Attend the hiring event on Saturday, March 11

Round up the items below, then stop by Allen Senior Recreation Center between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. Following a brief interview with Allen Parks and Recreation staff, qualified applicants may be asked to complete a background check and drug test on-site.

Applicants MUST bring:

  • Drivers license or state photo ID
  • Social Security card -OR- certified birth certificate -OR- passport
  • A parent or guardian (for applicants ages 16-17 only) to authorize background check/drug screening
  • Two email reference letters with legible contact information -OR- two reference letters emailed to employment@cityofallen.org prior to March 11 with the subject line of "Reference Letter for [Name of Candidate]"