City of Houston Overview

  • www.houstontx.gov
  • Houston, TX
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1836
  • Government
  • Municipal Agencies
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The largest city in Texas (and one of the largest in the US), Houston is much more than an oil town. Home to Rice University and the Astros, the city (with a population of more than 2 million) also has a museum district and operates the Texas Medical Center, one of the largest ...
Mission: Employment with City of Houston represents more than just a job. A career in public service is an opportunity to serve fellow citizens across our city. Professions in city government help to support many aspects of life in Houston and considering a career in public service is an ...

City of Houston Reviews

3.5
62%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
Approve of CEO
Sylvester Turner
Sylvester Turner
206 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 10 years

"WORK PLACE"

Aug 22, 2022 - Management Analyst
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The City of Houston, specifically Public Works, is a great place to work. There is room for career and personal development.

Cons

You must take responsibility of your career. Do not sit and wait for anyone to recognize your achievements.

Advice to Management

Recognize the achievements of the employees. If you see someone "stuck" a little suggestion may be the boost they need to move.
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Diversity & Inclusion at City of Houston

3.8
(167 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at City of Houston?

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City of Houston Interviews

Experience
Positive74%
Negative12%
Neutral14%
Getting an Interview
Applied online82%
Employee Referral8%
In Person6%
Difficulty
2.6
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City of Houston Awards & Accolades

  • National Top 50 Green CompaniesGreen Power Partnership2012

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What is paid time off like at City of Houston?

...Decent time off and good benefits...

May 7, 2021

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Employees rate City of Houston 3.5 out of 5 stars based on 644 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at City of Houston, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at City of Houston and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 62 of employees would recommend working at City of Houston to a friend. This is based on 594 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

74 of job seekers rate their interview experience at City of Houston as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at City of Houston.

61 of employees think that City of Houston has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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