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 ...
I have been working at City of Houston full-time
Awesome place to work. I love it here.
Advancement opportunities without degree. I wish they'd consider hard work over a degree.
Advice to Management
Be open to accepting experience over a degree.
I applied online. The process took 8+ months. I interviewed at City of Houston.
It is a very long and difficult process to become a hostage negotiator. One must study the department's policies, remember officer safety and concerns, and prepare for the scenarios. Additionally, an officer must have a stellar back ground and be highly recommended by supervisors. This is a very long process that takes almost a year. Once one is selected for the school, the school is three weeks. So, considering all the training, one can assume he/she must be prepared.