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Galveston plays host to over seven million visitors a year. They are attracted to the same features that brought visitors 100 years ago – the Island’s natural beauty, first-class hotels and restaurants, the arts, cultural activities and recreational attractions.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Galveston. Browse through the following to learn about available opportunities. The Department of Human Resources is no longer accepting paper applications. We do recommend that applicants use Internet Explorer 11 or higher, but Chrome or Firefox are the preferred browsers. 

Until the confirmation message “Application Submitted Successfully” appears your application has not been submitted for consideration. Please note that you must completely fill out the application to be considered for employment.

If you need assistance, please call (409) 797-3650.

Job Openings

Utility Customer Service Specialist  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Customer Service/Utility Billing
Rate of Pay: $29,005 - $43,506
Status: Open Until Filled

Water Plant Operator  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: $32,918 - $49,377
Status: Open Until Filled

Pool Maintenance Technician  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $31,977 - $47,966
Status: Open Until Filled

Police Asset Coordinator  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Police
Rate of Pay: $40,812 - $61,218

Fire Inspector/Investigator  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Fire
Rate of Pay: $38,868 - $58,303

Automotive Mechanic  

Technical | Galveston, TX
City Garage
Rate of Pay: $37,018 - $55,527
Status: Open Until Filled

Solid Waste Collector  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: $26,308 - $39,462
Status: Open Until Filled

Director of Municipal Utilities  

Professional | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: DOQ
Status: Open Until Filled

Lifeguard  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 Hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Crew Leader - Distribution, Drainage, Streets, Collections  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: $33,576 - $50,365
Status: Open Until Filled

Part Time Building Attendant   

Technical | Galveston, TX
Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $9.00 Hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: $30,454 - $45,682
Status: Open Until Filled

Part Time Recreation Aide  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: DOQ
Status: Open Until Filled

Equipment Operator - Distribution, Collections, Drainage, Streets  

Technical | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: $30,454 - $45,682
Status: Open Until Filled

Laborer - Collections, Drainage, Recycling, Streets, Traffic, WWTP  

Laborer | Galveston, TX
Public Works
Rate of Pay: $25,055 - $37,583
Status: Open Until Filled