Classified Testing

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Classified Testing

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 the City of Houston's public safety representatives.

Objectives

  • Provide a fair mechanism for determining the advancement of HFD members and the leadership of the Houston Fire Department.
  • Perform job analyses, validity studies, and other data interpretation that provide the rigorous and high quality foundations upon which tests are created, selected, and administered.
  • Adhere to strict standards for fair, clear and consistent communication to ensure uniform administration of exams.

See Classified Testing organizational chart.

Tameka Hardison Vincent Bejarano Patrick McNeil
Tameka Hardison
Division Manager
Vincent Bejarano
HR Supervisor
Patrick McNeil
Administration Manager



Civil Service Exams

 

Non-Certified Fire Fighter Trainee - Exam Date June 11, 2014

Eligibility List (Certified July 22, 2014)

Certified Fire Fighter Trainee - Exam Date May 28, 2014

Eligibility List (Certified June 10, 2014)

Certified Fire Fighter Trainee / Paramedic - Exam Date May 28, 2014

Eligibility List (Certified June 10, 2014)

Certified Fire Fighter Trainee /EMT - Exam Date February 25, 2015

Eligibility List (Certified March 25, 2015)

Non-Certified Fire Fighter Trainee (Exam Date April 21, 2015) 

Exam Announcement 




Communications

 

Deputy Chief Communications Officer - Exam Date March 12, 2014

Eligibility List (Certified April 8, 2014)

Chief Communications Officer – Exam Date December 3, 2014

 

Eligibility List (Certified February 10, 2015) 

 

Communications Senior Captain - Exam Date January 23, 2013

Eligibility List (Certified February 12, 2013)

USERRA Communications Captain 2012 – Exam Date December 17, 2014

HFD Communications Captain Cancellation Announcement 2012

Communication Captain - Exam Date July 8, 2015

Exam Announcement 

Source Material Announcement (Revised)

Study Guide

Test Process Orientation




Prevention (Arson Investigation)

 

Assistant Arson Investigator - Exam Date May 14, 2014

Eligibility List (Certified June 10, 2014)

Senior Investigator - Exam Date March 20, 2013

Eligibility List (Certified May 14, 2013)

Senior Investigator - Exam Date September 2, 2015

Exam Announcement

Senior Investigatgor Study Guide

Investigator – Exam Date January 7, 2015

 

Eligibility List (Certified March 11, 2015) 

 

 




Inspection

Senior Inspector - Exam Date June 14, 2013

Eligibility List (Certified July 23, 2013)

Inspector - Exam Date May 15, 2013

 

Eligibility List (Certified July 9, 2013)

Inspector - Exam Date June 3, 2015
Exam Announcement 

Source Materials Annoucement 

Study Guide 

Test Process Orientation

Test Process Orientation FAQ's

Chief Inspector - (Exam Date May 13, 2015)

Exam Announcement 

Source Materials Announcement 

Test Process Orientation

Test Process Orientation FAQ's 




Suppression

Senior Captain 2013 - Promotional Process April 27 - May 23, 2013

 

Eligibility List (Certified August 13, 2013)

 

Captain 2013 - Promotional Process June 11 - July 11, 2013

Eligibility List per USERRA (USERRA Administered July 30, 2014) (Certified September 10, 2013)

Engineer/Operator - Exam Date January 8, 2014

 

Eligibility List per USERRA (USERRA Administered June 18, 2014) (Certified March 11, 2014)

 

 

District Chief – Exam Date July 31, 2013


Eligibility List (Certified September 24, 2013)