Employment Requirements

Apply

  • Online Application
  • Apply in person/mail to: City of Owasso
    Attention: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 180
    200 S. Main
    Owasso, OK 74055
    Phone: 918-376-1500
    Fax: 918-274-3415
  • Email Human Resources, for questions about the application process

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be EMT-Paramedic licensed (EMT-Basic / Advanced licensure will be considered for hire upon providing an official letter from the applicant's school indicating they are currently enrolled and in good standing in an EMT- Paramedic class)
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License, with a good driving record

Hiring Process

  • Must pass a written test (pass/fail)
  • Must pass physical agility test (PAT)
  • Fire Physical Agility Test Guide (PDF)
  • During the entire timed test, the candidate must wear a 50-pound weighted vest. The 8 events are:
    • Stair climb (climbing stairs while carrying an additional 50 pounds)
    • Hose Drag and pull
    • Equipment Carry
    • Forcible Entry
    • Search
    • Rescue Drag
    • Ceiling Breach and Pull
  • Interview with Oral Review Board
  • Interview with Fire Chief
  • Interview with City Manager
  • Must pass a background investigation
  • Must successfully pass Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System physical and pre-employment drug screening