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Fire/EMS Careers

Applications may be filled out on line with the Human Resources Department. Please check the web site for postings.


Following are the basic qualifications for Fire/EMS positions:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a Firefighter certification
  • Must have a current State of Oklahoma EMT or Paramedic License
  • Must have a current Drivers License


EMT-Basic – This is a 240 hour course with graduates eligible for National Registry and State Licensure testing.  This course is offered through the Quapaw Tribe Fire/EMS Training Department.  The course is available annually beginning in September.  The course is offered to Quapaw Tribal Members at no cost.

EMT-Paramedic- This is a 33 college credit hour course available through local Colleges/Universities with Graduates eligible for National Registry and State Licensure testing.  For more information contact your local College/University for course certification requirements.


All applicants must meet the Quapaw Tribe Fire/EMS standards for hiring eligibility.  All elements of the selection process have been documented as job-related and nondiscriminatory.  Hiring requirements include successfully passing the following steps:

  • Written Competency
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Oral Interview Board
  • Background Investigation
  • Drug Screening


All Quapaw Tribe Fire/EMS employees participate in an extensive orientation process to acquaint them with policies, equipment and personnel.  On successful completion of orientation, personnel are assigned to a station and a shift.  The probationary period for new employees is six (6) months.

For Questions contact the Quapaw Tribe Fire/EMS department at (918) 675-4200.