Employment Procedures

The City of Galveston is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage any qualified applicant to apply for open positions. The city will only accept applications for jobs currently open. The city cannot accept unsolicited resumes or applications for a position which is not posted.

Be Prepared

  • Applicants may access the list of vacant positions AND on the online application portal here.
    • **The City of Galveston no longer accepts paper applications.**
  • One application may be submitted to apply for one or multiple positions. List all positions qualified for on page one of application.
  • Applicants are screened by the Personnel Department to determine an applicant's qualifications for employment.
  • Applications of qualified applicants are transmitted to the departments for selection.
  • Department heads make selection subject to approval of the appointing authority.
  • Appointment is subject to verification of references, pre-employment drug screen, background check, and pre-employment physical.


All vacant employment opportunities are posted at:

All positions are posted a minimum of five days, but will continue to be posted until filled.