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 Exams

  • Current exam dates for fiscal year 2022:

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    • March 4, 2022
    • April 1, 2022
    • May 6, 2022
    • June 3, 2022
    • July 1, 2022
    • August 5, 2022
    • September 2, 2022
    • October 7, 2022
    • November 4, 2022
    • December 2, 2022

    Firefighter & EMT Trainee
    Announcement | List of Eligibles


Fire Alarm

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Prevention (Arson Investigation)

  • Investigator - September 4, 2020

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    Announcement | Source List | Study Guide | Test Orientation | Draft List | List of Eligibles

  • Senior Investigator - Exam Date July 22, 2022

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    Announcement| Source List | Study Guide | Test Orientation | Draft List | List of Eligibles

  • Chief Investigator - Exam Date May 31, 2017

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    Announcement | Study Guide | Draft List | List of Eligibles

  • Deputy Chief Investigator - Exam Date February 25, 2022

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    Announcement| Source List | Study Guide | Test Orientation | Draft List | List of Eligibles

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Suppression

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Inspector

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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