The Classified testing division provides professional testing services that support the hiring and promotional process in the Houston Fire and Police Departments. The division’s mission is to implement professional testing practices that align with industry standards in order to ensure the best candidates are identified to serve as public safety representatives for the City of Houston.


Civil Service Cadet Exams Archive

  • Current archive exams:

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    Cadet Class 228 - December 7, 2016

    Cadet Class 227 - October 26, 2016

    Cadet Class 226 - July 13, 2016

    Cadet Class 225 - March 23, 2016

    Cadet Class 232 - September 7, 2017

    Cadet Class 231 - July 19, 2017

    Cadet Class 230 - April 12, 2017

    Cadet Class 229 - February 15, 2017

    Cadet Class 234 - April 26, 2018

    Cadet Class 235 - June 27, 2018

    Cadet Class 236 - September 6, 2018

    Cadet Class L-12-18 - October 25, 2018

    Cadet Class 237 - November 15, 2018


Lieutenant Archive

  • Exams

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    Lieutenant - October 24, 2016
    Announcement | Eligiblility List (finalized December 15, 2016) - Expires October 23, 2018


Sergeant Archive

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    Sergeant- September 18, 2016
    Announcement | Eligibility List (finalized November 1, 2016) - Expires September 7, 2018


Captain Archive

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Department Information

611 Walker, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Benefits: 832-393-6000
Main: 832-393-6100
Safety Hotline: 832-393-7233 careers@houstontx.gov