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.

Application for Employment


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


The City of Cushing is now accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman to work under the supervision of the Electric Superintendent and Line Supervisor. 

Applicant must be skilled in the construction and maintenance of high voltage and low voltage electric line’s, overhead and underground to include installing and removal of electric poles, transformers, insulators and associated equipment etc. See Job Description. 

Must have working knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in the electrical field; working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; Considerable knowledge of the principals of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring diagrams and the ability to apply this knowledge to working situations.

Must be willing to relocate to Cushing area. The city of Cushing has competitive salaries and benefits. Application can be picked up at City Hall or on Web page at cityofcushing.org. For more information call 918-225-1659 or e-mail your application and resume to the Human Resources Manager at [email protected].

 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

The City of Cushing is an equal opportunity employer committed to multi-cultural diversity.

Lineman Application


The Cushing Aquatic Center is currently taking applications for lifeguard positions. Lifeguards must be at least 16 years of age.    Applications can be picked up from the City Hall or online at cityofcushing.com.  We will be accepting applications until April 7th and the interviews will be April 8-11th. All applicants will be notified regarding positions the following week.  The Lifeguard training will be May 7-11.   Applications can be returned to the City Hall.  We look forward to receiving your application. 


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator FT POSITION W/ BENEFITS

          Job Duties include:

  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment facilities and systems.
  • Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges, charts in the treatment plant and pump stations; records statistical data concerning plant operations; Maintains, operates, repairs and replaces equipment as necessary; Charts lab test results for trend analysis and maintains DEQ records of analyses and test results; evaluates data makes quality adjustments to treatment processes.
  • Monitors and operates computer SCADA system.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Minimum qualifications include:

a) Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent and,

b) supplemented by two (2) years post-secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field, or two (2) years of experience in a water utility, or

c)Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Special Requirements:

Valid State Driver's license and have a sufficient driving record for City's insurance carrier.  Possess a Class "D" Oklahoma Wastewater Operators license or have the ability to obtain within 6 months.  Within 18 months, possess a Class "C" Oklahoma Wastewater Laboratory license and a Class "C" Oklahoma Wastewater Operators license.   






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 18th, 2020. Written and physical agility testing will be scheduled for the week following. Those candidates that achieve a passing score for both tests will move forward to the interview process. Structured interviews with a Cushing Fire Department interview panel will be scheduled for those that successfully pass both testing sessions. We anticipate those interviews will be conducted within one (1) week of the completion of all testing. 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 $32,084.40/yearly and starting salary for Paramedic is $35,084.40/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