Benefits

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Insurance
Life and major medical plans available.

Pension
Eligible for retirement after 22 years.

Vacation
96 hours per year.

Sick Leave
130 hours per year.

Holidays 
10 regular holidays per year.

Injury Insurance 
Effective day of employment.

Credit Union 
Full banking services.

Life Insurance 
The Union provides $10,000 term coverage; optional, supplemental and dependent coverage available at low rates.

Health Insurance
Available for employee and dependent(s) coverage.

Dental Insurance 
Dental plan options are available for employee and dependent coverage at reasonable rates.

Firefighter Duties
Oklahoma City Firefighters engage directly in fire prevention, firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, public education, and community service. The Oklahoma City Fire Department focuses on creating a supportive environment.

Tuition Reimbursement
The Oklahoma City Fire Department supports and encourages continuing education. In fact there are a number of employees throughout the department who have their degree, or are currently working toward a degree. Under the Tuition Reimbursement program, the city will reimburse up to $1,250 a semester for courses taken at an Oklahoma accredited institution, college, or university after the employee receives a passing grade.

Incentive Pay 
Incentive pay will be paid to employees that have completed the following certified training:

  • Hazardous Materials Technician 
  • Underwater Rescue Diver 
  • EMT-Paramedic 
  • EMS Instructor 
  • Dispatcher

Selection Method
Successfully complete a testing process consisting of a written examination that will initially rank and sequence candidates, a physical ability test, a personal interview, a background investigation (including a polygraph) related to a candidate’s suitability for the Fire Service, and a medical evaluation.