Tools for Texas Job Seekers

Here you’ll find links to job opportunities and other helpful resources to aid your search for employment in the Galveston area and the State of Texas.

Note: The information on this page is not meant to be an exhaustive list of websites that offer job searches; there are many others. If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, try a Google search for jobs you might find interesting or for which you feel qualified and for help in conducting a job search, writing a résumé, and landing an interview.

Also note that for online job applications, you will need an email account. At the bottom of this page is a list of sites offering free email accounts. You can also take a course in creating a free email account from the Rosenberg Library. Ask at the 3rd Floor Computer Lab Desk, or call (409) 763 – 8854 ext. 130.


Texas Jobs:

Texas Jobs at

Texas Hot Jobs (medical/healthcare)

Craigslist – Galveston (look under the heading “jobs”)

Craigslist – Houston (look under the heading “jobs”)

Texas Non-Profits

Galveston Temporary Employment:

Action Personnel, 1721 23rd Street, Galveston, TX, 77550; (409) 762 – 0387 (apply in person)

Express Employment Professionals (Galveston County), 600 Gulf Freeway, Suite 101, Texas City, TX, 77591; (409) 935 – 9990 (apply in person)

Public Sector Jobs:

City of Galveston

County of Galveston

Non-State-Specific Jobs:

Green / Natural Resources Jobs:


Senior Job Bank

Seniors 4 Hire

Job Search Aids

Texas Specific:

Texas Job Hunter’s Guide


Job & Career Accelerator (Requires a Rosenberg Library card when used outside the library setting.) (“How to fill out a job application” is located under the “Guidance” tab.)

Microsoft Office Résumé and Cover Letter Templates

Unemployment Information:

Texas Unemployment Benefits (Texas Workforce)

Unemployment Benefits Information

Free e-mail Sites