Administration and Regulatory Affairs

Payroll Services - Employees

The City of Houston’s Time & Attendance System website is located at
https://coh.kronos.net/wfc/navigator/logon.

TIME & ATTENDANCE SYSTEM

TIME & ATTENDANCE SYSTEM JOB AIDS
Electronic Timekeeping Job aids are one or two page documents with simple instructions and examples for everyday tasks (.pdf).

Non-exempt employees: the quick time stamp website is located at https://coh.kronos.net/wfc/applications/wtk/html/ess/quick-ts.jsp.

The TeleTime application can be accessed at 1.844.268.5412 to clock in and out by telephone. Employees must have Director’s approval to be able to clock their time by phone. Department Directors wishing to enable Teletime access for their department may submit a request to payroll@houstontx.gov.

The City’s Electronic Timekeeping Policy is located at https://www.houstontx.gov/adminpolicies/2-4.pdf 

KRONOS ONLINE LEARNING
TMS Course Information-Click on course number to register.

Employee Self Service (ESS)
The portal is located at https://portal.houstontx.gov/irj/portal.  User: Employee ID, Password: SAP Password or Network Password.

The ESS Portal provides the following payroll functionalities:

  • View your current and past remuneration statements
  • Update to your direct deposit banking instructions
  • Update your W-4 withholding instructions
  • View you current and past W-2 earnings statements
  • View your current leave balance summary with estimated values

Please contact the HITS help desk at 832.394.4487 or HITSCustomerServiceCenter@houstontx.gov if you have any problems logging in.

ESS Training Guide
http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/email/ess/images/COH-ESS-Training-Guide.pdf

FORMER EMPLOYEES
For copies of current or prior year W-2 earning statements, please complete the form located at https://www.houstontx.gov/ara/payrollforms/duplicate-w2.pdf and fax to 832-393-8520.