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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please make sure and read below under “How Do I Apply” to make sure you have filled out the correct application. Thank you!


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How Do I Apply?

Are you interested in becoming a City of Shawnee employee? Listed above are the positions that are currently open with us right now. You can download the City Application by clicking its link above.

Once you have filled out the application completely, you can either mail it to the HR Department, 16 West 9th Street, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74802-1448, email to personnel@shawneeok.org or fax it to Jennifer Dawson at (405) 878-1734. If you are applying for more than one position within the City of Shawnee, a new application has to be filled out for each position.

Job descriptions are available for each position that is open. If you would like to receive notices through e-mail for position that come open with the City of Shawnee, please sign up on this webpage to receive them!

The City of Shawnee requires a pre-employment drug screen and physical for its potential employees.


General City of Shawnee Employee Information

 The City of Shawnee offers positions in these categories:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time (averages from 20 to 29 hours a week)
  • Seasonal Temporary Help (variation on the hours and type of work) 


The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination because of race, sex, religion, age, national origin or disability in recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, and promotions for any and all positions with the City of Shawnee


Current Employment Opportunities
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Job TitleFirefighter
DepartmentFire Dept - City Hall
Date Posted5/13/2013
Posting Expires5/31/2013
Job DescriptionPosition: Probationary Firefighter
Pay: Starting at $11.68/hr

This probationary position includes training for, and participating in, firefighting and rescue activities involving the protection of life and property.

Summary of Essential Duties:

• Works 24-hour shifts responding to emergency scenes as directed

• Performs firefighting and rescue operations as directed by the Chain of Command

• Observes and enforces departmental safety regulations

• Attends training courses as needed and/or required

• Participates in station and equipment cleaning and maintenance

• Participates in fire related public education activities

• Maintains a personal physical fitness level that allows for effective job performance

• Reports to Captain and performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements for Hiring:
• Must be between 18 and 45 years of age

• Must possess High school education or equivalent

• Must posses a valid Oklahoma drivers license and maintain a status of insurability with the City’s insurance carrier

• Must possess current Candidate Physical Agility Test Certification (passing both the written and physical portions of the test)

• Must possess current Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician – Basic level (or higher) certification

• Must pass physical examination as required by Oklahoma State Firefighters Pension System

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Essential functions are performed in and affected by the following environmental factors:

• Operates both as a member of a team and independently at incidents of uncertain duration

• Spends extensive time outside exposed to the elements

• Performs physically demanding work in hot (up to 400 degrees F), humid (up to 100%) atmospheres while wearing equipment that impairs body cooling mechanisms

• Performs varying tasks on slippery, hazardous surfaces such as on rooftops or ladders

• Works in wet, icy, or muddy areas and other areas where sustaining traumatic or thermal injuries are possible

• Makes rapid transitions from rest to near maximal exertion without warm-up periods

• Faces exposure through inhalation or skin contact to carcinogenic dusts (such as asbestos) and toxic substances (such as hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, or organic solvents)

• Faces exposure to infectious agents such as Hepatitis B or HIV

• Wears personal protective equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds

• Performs physically demanding work while wearing positive pressure breathing equipment with 1.5 inches of water column resistance to exhalation at a flow of 40 liters per minute

• Performs complex tasks and faces life or death decisions during life-threatening emergencies Relies on speech, as well as senses of sight, hearing, smell, and touch to help determine the nature of the emergency. Maintains personal safety, and makes critical decisions in a confused, chaotic, and potentially life threatening environment

• Works for long periods of time, requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration

• Lifts and carries varying weights for varying distances without stopping

• Operates in environments of high noise, poor visibility, limited mobility, at heights, and in enclosed or confined spaces

• Uses manual and power tools in the performance of duties

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