News Release

Henderson Parks and Recreation Job Fairs Offer Seasonal Opportunities

February 11, 2020
Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Saturday summer recreation job fairs on Feb. 22 at Black Mountain Recreation Center, 559 Greenway Pkwy., and on March 28 at Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr. Hours for both job fairs are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Individuals ages 16 and up are invited to learn about the available positions that include:
Aquatic Safety Instructors
Recreation Assistants
Senior Recreation Assistants
Therapeutic Recreation Staff (program assistants, assistant program specialists, site leaders)

Each candidate should bring a photo ID (driver’s license or student ID), a resume if they have one, and be prepared for an on-site interview. Applicants must be 16 or older by the day of the job fair. Lifeguard and aquatic safety instructor candidates must bring proof of certification if they did not complete a City of Henderson course.

Hiring and drug screening will take place on-site. 

Interviews will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, time permitting. Applicants under the age of 18 must bring a parent or guardian with them. 

“We encourage high school and college students – as well as adults – seeking summer employment to attend one of our job fairs where we do the majority of our seasonal hiring,” said Shari Ferguson, Parks and Recreation director. “Our recreation centers and pools offer flexible hours and scheduling, plus a great work environment and team atmosphere. There’s no better place to spend the summer.”

Job fair attendees are encouraged to apply online in advance of the event at 

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