820 NW. 5TH ST.
OKLAHOMA, OKLAHOMA 73106
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Updated: February 12, 2021
NOTE: This position will require a polygraph and extensive background check.
Job Classification: FIRE RECRUIT
The City of Oklahoma requires the completion of a department application and the FireTEAM test through NTN.
Please note applications are not accepted through this site. To be considered for this position, please see the application instructions below:
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: All interested applicants will apply online through NEOGOV. Applicants can go to www.joinokcfire.com to access the site. Applicants will need to create an account and then submit their application along with all required documentation prior to the posted closing date.
SALARY:PER COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT FOR SALARY 916$18.88 Hourly (first six months)$22.10 Hourly (after six months)Approximate Annual Salary: $42,700 (plus applicable overtime and incentive pay)Upon completion of a one-year probationary period, the approximate annual salary increases to $47,000 (plus applicable overtime and incentive pay).
This an entry-level position located in the Oklahoma City Fire Department. Fire Recruits must complete a 16-18 week training academy and are supervised by Fire Department Training Officers until such time as the basic instruction in firefighting skills and examination are completed. Experienced firefighters who have Accredited Firefighter I certification and Nationally Registered as an EMT-Basic or possess a State of Oklahoma EMT-Basic license, may be allowed to complete an abbreviated training academy (at the department’s discretion). Upon completion of basic training, the trainee will be assigned to a duty station where the training received will be applied under the general supervision of a fire company officer. Fire Recruits will remain on probationary status until successfully completing their first year of service on the job. Recruits will perform individually and as a member of a team on training exercises. Essential job functions include: performing firefighting, rescue, first aid, ventilation, forcible entry, salvage, overhaul, site inspections, emergency medical, public fire education, hazardous materials, dispatching, and other tasks as assigned.
Applicants who possess their National or State of Oklahoma Paramedic Certification may receive preference upon successful completion of the various phases of the fire recruit hiring process.
VETERANS/MILITARY SERVICE PREFERENCE:
Honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces who are not currently employed full-time by the City of Oklahoma City shall receive five (5) points added to the passing score on an initial selection process. Qualified applicants must upload or submit a copy of their DD Form 214 indicating discharge type/character of service at the time of application.
Age: Applicants must be 18 to 44 years of age
High School Grad/GED: Must possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent, at the time of application.
Valid State Driver's License: Must possess a valid driver’s license
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