Join Bixby Fire

Starting Salary

  • $39,962.37 up to $48,915.86 Based on Certifications
    • Salary Calculations (above) include Built-in Overtime
    • Examples of Additional Certifications are: 
      • Firefighter 1
      • Firefighter 2
      • Hazmat Operations
      • Advanced E.M.T. 
      • Paramedic
      • Numerous Others
    • Degree Pay
      • $50 per month for Associate’s
      • $100 per month for Bachelor’s
      • $150 per month for Master’s
    • Education Reimbursement
      Reimbursement for one-half the cost of tuition and book expenses for course work related to their field up to $3,000 per fiscal year.
      Paid Training
      • Fire Academy (Firefighter I & 2, HazMat Ops, Auto Extrication, etc.)
      • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
      • Other certification courses
  • Plus, Competitive Benefits Package.
  • Plus, Yearly Increasing Longevity Pay
  • Plus, Yearly Step increases

Applicants must have

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.) Certification

Hiring Process

Download & Complete the City of Bixby Employment Application (PDF) 

  1. Submit completed application in person by mail to or in person at:
  2. Receive A Testing Date from B.F.D. 
  3. Scheduled Testing will include:
  4. An Oral Interview (Upon Successfully Passing Step 3)
  5. Chief's Interview
  6. A Criminal Background Investigation

City of Bixby Employee Benefits

The Benefit Package include but not limited to:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance paid for employee by the City of Bixby
    • Spouse & Dependent Coverage is available for around $129.00 a month
  • Life Insurance in the amount of $20,000 paid for employee with additional coverage available on employee and dependents.
  • Vision, Injury, Cancer, Hospitalization, and Critical Care Coverage available for employee and dependents.
  • Retirement through the Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System (OPPRS). 
    • For more information view the O.F.P.R.S. website
    • Employees are vested at 10 years of service and normal retirement is at 20 years of service.
  • 13 Shifts Vacation Paid Vacation after one (1) year of service completed.
  • 12 days annual sick leave 
  • Funeral leave
  • Paid Holidays or Holiday Leave "Sell Back"  
  • Additional Overtime and/or Comp-time are available.
  • Emergency Call-back Overtime – 2 hour Minimum.
  • Clothing Allowance of $600 offered annually.
  • Education Incentive Based on College Degree(s).
  • Continuing Education Compensation Assistance opportunities are available.
  • All Uniforms, Bunker/Structural Gear and Wildland Gear issued upon hiring.