Typing Test Requirements

External Applicant Typing Test

  • Given only when a vacancy exists
  • Taken at an Alamo Workforce Solution Center
  • Valid for one (1) year from the date of the test

Current County Employee Typing Test

  • Given only when a vacancy exists
  • Taken at Bexar County Human Resources Office
  • Valid for three (3) years from the date of the test

(1) Register at Work in Texas

Please register at Work in Texas prior to taking the typing test.

(2) Find an Alamo Workforce Solutions Center

For positions that require a typing test, a test administered by the Alamo WorkSource Career Centers is required prior to completing the employment application.

Some Alamo Workforce Solutions Centers only serve special populations, by appointment only, or provide only special services. Please call prior to visiting any of these Alamo Workforce Solutions Centers to verify that it is appropriate to your needs.

(3) Complete & Submit Typing Test

Test results from the Alamo WorkSource Career Centers must be submitted with the position application by the end of the closing date of the position by either:

  • Attaching a copy of the test results to the online application, or
  • Faxing results printed on Alamo Workforce Solutions Centers letterhead to Bexar County Human Resources Office

Previously submitted typing test results can be indicated by clicking “Submitted TWC Typing Results” under the qualifications tab on the online application. HR will look up the results on file.

Applicant Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit their typing test scores in order to be considered for an opening. Only those applicants that meet the required typing test score for the position will have their applications be sent to the office or department.

If you cannot remember your last typing test score or testing date, please call the Bexar County Human Resources Office.