• Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates 25 years of change

    More than a requirement for ramps and elevators, the American Disabilities Act has changed lives and minds for the past 25 years. Read about the city's ongoing adherence efforts. Read More
  • Bravo recipient: For Monique Johnson, dedication drives service

    Monique Johnson is a true public servant, on the job and in the community. That's why she's the Bravo Award spotlight for the month. Read More
  • BARC's new adoption center is the cure for pound puppy blues.

    Forget the image you have about shelter dogs. Take a look at BARC's new adoption center that puts its best paw forward. Read More
  • HPD loses a legend; renames headquarters in Mr. T’s honor

    With 63 years of service, Edward A. Thomas was the longest-serving officer in HPD history. HPD honored his legacy by renaming headquarters after Mr. Thomas, just two weeks before his death. Read More
  • Coming in August: New METRO network designed around simpler, faster service

    An overhaul of the 30-year-old system promises more destinations and increased weekend service for more than 150,000 transit riders. Read More
  • HPD charity bike ride takes unexpected turns

    On their ride to New York, HPD cyclists rescue a man, pay respects in Charleston, and raise money for cancer. Read More
  • Buster dedicates career to keeping people safe

    After 31 years with the city, Buster, deputy assistant director of the office management support branch, is retiring. Read More
  • Bravo recipient: Deborah Moore offers comfort and guidance to those in need

    Bravo winner Deborah Moore advocates for seniors by day and devotes her free time supporting cancer patients and survivors. Read More
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SAVVY ARTICLES

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BENEFITS PULSE ARTICLES

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WELLNESS ARTICLES

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CMC ARTICLES

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PSRW ARTICLES

  • About PSRW
    Public Service Recognition Week is May 3-9, 2015 Thank you to all the individuals and organizations that helped honor our
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  • Mayor's Service Awards
      The Mayor’s Service Awards honors employees with more than 30 years of service. The annual event demonstrates the Mayor’s
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  • Essay Contest
    UPDATE 4/20/15: Thank you to all 270 Houston area high school students who submitted an essay to the 2015 PSRW
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  • Poster Contest
    Public Service Recognition Week, being observed nationally from May 3-9, calls attention to the broad range of services provided by
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BRAVO ARTICLES

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HEALTH PLAN INFORMATION

  • Medical plan options
    Video The city offers three medical plan options for employees and four for retirees.  What's new for 2015? There are
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  • Eligibility for retirees
    You are eligible for retiree coverage if: You’re a retiree now covered by a city medical plan. You’re a survivor
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  • Dental
    Video DHMO A dental health-maintenance organization is a network of dentists, like an HMO, that offers a comprehensive range of
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  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
    Video These plans protect you against unexpected hits. Aflac as our vender for the next year, meaning your benefits remain
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CITY OF HOUSTON CAREERS

The City of Houston can’t function without great employees. We’re always on the lookout for talented, caring people to join us.

Send us an Email: Careers@houstontx.gov

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APPLYING FOR A JOB WITH THE CITY OF HOUSTON 

Best and Brightest

If this is the first time you are applying using our on-line job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the "Build Job Application" link.

This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening.

It is important that your application shows your entire education and experience record. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

Each applicant must have their own email address when setting up an account. Do not share your account with anyone. If you don't have an email account, you can sign up for free e-mail at Hotmail, Yahoo!Mail or Excite.

This is a secure site. Only authorized City of Houston Human Resources Employees have access to the information submitted.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Houston.

Online application enhancements

Recent enhancements include:

  • Simplified application process - create applications faster
  • Automatically saves application as you work
  • Mobile friendly - access your account froma smartphone or tablet