Firefighter Recruitment

Firefighter Candidate Requirements 

  • Age as determined by the Oklahoma Firefighters and Retirement System
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Oklahoma Driver License
  • EMT Basic certification
  • IFSAC Firefighter I certification within one year of hire

Exams, Tests & Investigations

Potential candidates must be able to pass a: 

  • Written examination
  • Physical agility test 
  • Intensive background investigation 
  • Drug screening 
  • Identity requirements as set forth by federal law

If you meet the above requirements, have a good driving record, no criminal history, and a desire to serve and protect the citizens of our community, then a position with the City of Sand Springs Fire Department may be for you!


  • $42,588 starting salary
  • 22 year retirement
  • Educational incentives
  • Paid Vacation & Sick leave
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Longevity Plan
  • Group Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Advancement

How To Apply

The City of Sand Springs keeps an active position for all interested applicants to apply.  You must register and apply under the job listings tab to be considered for future testing opportunities.  Once a testing date has been established, all applicants will be notified and those who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to attend the test date.  Applicants who fail to appear without properly notifying the Human Resources department of their intent to withdraw from the application process may be subject to a one year probation with regards to future testing opportunities.

For further inquiries with regards to how to apply you may email for assistance.