Civil Service Exams

The next Civil Service exam is scheduled for October 14, 2022 at 9am

Location: Moody Gardens Expo Hall A4 (7 Hope Blvd Galveston, TX)

The exam provides candidates with an opportunity to complete a full-length, timed practice version of the same POST exam.

Link to the practice test and study guide: 


There is a Study Guide available for $5.00 and cost for the practice test is $15.00.

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• You will submit a Personal History Statement and required documents

• A Background Investigation will commence

• Applicants may be subject to a Polygraph Exam if the assigned Background Investigator finds that an applicant has been deceptive during the Background Investigation

• Interview with Chief / Conditional Offer of Employment

• Physical (Medical) Screening

• Psychological Evaluation

• Galveston Police Department In-Service Academy

• Sworn as a Police Officer with the Galveston Police Department