Available Positions

Firefighter/EMT - Full Time

Applications will be accepted until November 19th @1700hrs. Physical agility testing followed by a written competency test will begin on December 4th @ 0800hrs. Successful candidates will then be interviewed before the review board.

Minimum qualifications :

  •                 18-44 years of age
  •                 High school diploma
  •                 Valid Oklahoma drivers license
  •                 Successful applicant must reside within 15 miles of the city limits of the Weatherford         
  •                 Ability to pass routine drug and alcohol testing
  •                 Ability to pass the requirements for entrance into the Oklahoma Firefighters Pension
  •                 Candidates must pass a criminal background check               

Essential responsibilities and duties include but not limited:

  •                 Respond to emergency scenes of all types.
  •                 Search and rescue of victims from hazardous atmosphere
  •                 Connect, deploy, and operate hose lines and nozzles
  •                 Provide appropriate medical treatment at the incident scene
  •                 Perform extrication from vehicles and or machinery
  •                 Operate equipment in accordance with training and manufacturers recommendations
  •                 Clean and inspect equipment and other department issued gear
  •                 Maintain fire department vehicles and facilities
  •                 Conduct station tours
  •                 Perform pre fire plans
  •                 Perform other duties as assigned.

Licenses and Certifications:

                *IFSAC Firefighter 1

                **State of Oklahoma Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

                **Current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic               

Benefits:

  •                 Health, Dental, Vision  
  •                 Life Insurance
  •                 Retirement plan
  •                 Paid time off 

*The successful candidate will be given 12 months from date of employment to obtain certification

**The successful candidate will be given 18 months from date of employment to obtain certification 

Applications and/or questions should be directed to:

Deputy Chief Jarrod Burton

City of Weatherford Fire Department

216 N Kansas

Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096

580-772-5345

jarrodburton@cityofweatherford.com