Human Resources

We don't hire employees. We hire partners.


In Allen, we believe work is about more than collecting a paycheck. It's a place where your unique experiences, talents and training can be used in service to others. A place where your contributions are valued and your development is nurtured. In Allen, you're more than a line on the payroll; you're a vital partner in our mission to serve our community with excellence.

Help us build something incredible


Allen is not only one of America's fastest-growing cities, it's also one of the best places to live in the U.S. We empower our employees to think big, find innovative solutions and work together to solve problems. That means setting them up for success. Whether you're patrolling our streets, putting out fires, balancing budgets or building servers, you'll be equipped with the tools you need to get the job done.
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940 employees

104,000 residents

"Best Place to Launch a Career" - Money Magazine, 2018

Settle in and stay a while


Even when the economy is booming and opportunities are plentiful, most staff are in no rush to leave. In fact, our employees stay with the City of Allen for an average of 8 years, more than twice the national average! We support employees who want to advance their career by investing in training opportunities, professional conferences and tuition reimbursement. Because we prefer to promote from within, we're passionate about finding and equipping our City's future leaders.

Serve with others who share your vision


Our vision is guided by five principles we call our PRIDE values: People First, Respect, Integrity, Deliver and Excel. For us, these aren't just buzzwords; they are the heartbeat of all we do. We hire people who demonstrate them and reward those who display them. They're even part of each employee's annual performance evaluation.

What three words do employees use to describe us? Forward-thinking. Friendly. Appreciative.

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