Current Openings


The City of Cushing only accepts applications/resumes for current open positions. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications and requirements stated in the job description for consideration. Please be sure to read the full description of the job you are interested in for complete information on how to apply.


Resumes will be accepted for the following position(s):



City of Cushing

Location: Cushing, OK


The City of Cushing, Oklahoma Fire Department is currently seeking highly motivated men and women who are passionate about serving the public and delivering the highest level of professional service as a firefighter. The Cushing Fire Department is a progressive and dynamic municipal department located in Payne County, Oklahoma. The firefighter position is a non-standard, rotating work, shift schedule (nine 24 hour shifts in a 27-day work period, 24 hours on-duty and 48 hours off with on-call expectations), requiring weekend and holiday work. It is the goal of the Cushing Fire Department and the community to provide ALS care to the citizens it serves. Preference will be given to applicants who possess a National Registry and/or State of Oklahoma paramedic license.


  • Minimum of 18 years of age at time of employment offer
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record
  • High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency
  • Be physically fit and be able to pass a department administered physical agility test in accordance with the state pension system.
  • Be able to provide an OSBI background check
  • Possess the ability to work in a structured organization requiring physical endurance, mental focus, and a strong dedication to organization and community.


Resumes must be submitted before the close of business March 3rd, 2017. Written and physical agility testing is scheduled for March 14th and 15th, 2017. Those candidates that achieve a passing score for both tests will move forward to the interview process. Structured interviews are scheduled for April 3rd thru April 7th, 2017. After the interview those candidates selected by the interview panel will move forward in the process by sitting for an interview with the Fire Chief. Successful candidates who receive a conditional job offer will be required to successfully pass a psychological and medical exam, urine drug screen, and pre-employment background screening. Cushing firefighters are required to establish residency so as to be able to report for work within 20 minutes. Starting salary for Firefighter is $31,455.36/yearly and starting salary for Paramedic is $34,455.36/yearly. Competitive benefits package includes vision, dental, and health insurance; short-term disability; life insurance; and state and city sponsored pension plan.


Resumes are accepted by email or delivery, either by mail or in person. Please see below for the appropriate delivery addresses. Resumes must include at minimum; contact information, any relevant qualifications or certifications, education, previous ten years of employment, as well as at least three references.

Email;  [email protected]

Delivery:   Cushing Fire Department

                    Attn: Deputy Fire Chief

                    211 W. Main St.

                    Cushing, OK  74023




The city offers an excellent benefit package for full time employees including a retirement plan, health, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance plus a 457 deferred compensation program and flexible spending account program.

Applications and a complete job description may be obtained from the Utility Office located in the City Hall, 100 Judy Adams Blvd., Cushing, Oklahoma and will be accepted until the positions are filled. The City of Cushing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications are also available here:

Application for Employment


The City of Cushing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability.