• Finding Rover app makes locating lost dogs only an upload away

    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
  • Call for sources: Seeking artists and distracted drivers

    What's up next in City Savvy? We're looking for sources for future articles about distracted driving and a gallery of employee art. Read More
  • City has several ways to celebrate public service

    Public Service Recognition Week emphasizes the value and role that city employees play in providing essential services. See how you, your colleagues and your family can get involved. Read More
  • Truly good guys: HPD unit brings hope to homeless

    Houston's homeless might feel forgotten, but they are not. A special police unit gives new meaning to Houston's finest — officers whose mission is serving and protecting the most vulnerable among us. Read More
  • Sleep Nightmare

    You don’t have to take sleep problems lying down Read More
  • Survey says:

    Benefits responds to survey comments 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 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 appreciation
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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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OPEN ENROLLMENT ARTICLES

  • 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