• How do employees spell stress relief: A-R-T

    City employees share their secrets to relax, reducing stress and finding balance in life: creating art. Check out our gallery of employee art. Read More
  • Eco-friendly designs grow big at Green Building Resource Center

    From renewable energy to sustainable building materials, see how residents and builders alike are inspired to think and build green to save money and resources. Read More
  • Quiz: Parks house some of city’s finest art

    You've seen them around town, adorning our parks, out there for all to enjoy. Can you locate these iconic sculptures? Test your knowledge of the civic art, and show how City Savvy you truly are. Read More
  • Two-wheeled traffic gets downtown express lane

    Cyclists can now breeze through downtown safely thanks to the new dedicated Lamar Street bike lane that also connects bike routes in the area. Read More
  • Death might be just one phone call away

    Distracted drivers are plaguing roads across America. And people are paying for it in lives and injuries. Find out the dangers and what you can do about it. It could save your life. Read More
  • BARC joins Finding Rover facial recognition app pack

    Finding Rover, a new facial recognition app will improve the way BARC reunites lost dogs and owners. Read More
  • Houston's rapid growth builds city's vision for the future

    Topping Forbes Magazine's list of America's fastest-growing cities, the Department of Planning and Development shares how this growth affects city services and how we are planning for the future.  Read More
  • Trains in training: METRO on its way downtown

    Downtown workers and residents are getting acquainted with a new neighbor, one that moves fast, works all day and night, and he's not afraid to toot his own horn. And he's just getting warmed up. Meet the new Metro Light Rail line. Read More
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POPULAR NEWS

SAVVY ARTICLES

  • Think you know Germany?

    Read the first article in City Savvy's series about city of Houston employees who are from other countries. In this
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  • Where in the world are you from?
    Believe it or not, Houston is one of the country's biggest melting pots. And the city’s workforce reflects that. If
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  • Scott Erdo is sold on the value of surplus auctions
    Going once, going twice...The city's online auction reduces surplus and also brings in revenue.
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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 Public Service Recognition Week, celebrated the first Sunday through Saturday in May
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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