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Applicant Orientation

Applicant Pre-Hire Requirements and New-Employee Orientation Program *

Muskogee County EMS does not unlawfully discriminate in employment related decisions. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants (or employees) requiring reasonable accommodation in the application, interview or orientation process, or in the performance of essential job functions, should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department.

Acceptable reference and criminal background checks are required for applicants to be considered for employment. Acceptable driving records are also required for applicable employment positions.

Screening tests for alcohol and illegal drug use may be required before hiring and during employment with Muskogee County EMS.

Participation in the Muskogee County EMS Pre-Hire Program is by invitation only, and consists of 2 phases.

Phase 1 of the Pre-Hire Program consists of:

  1. Verbal Interview

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled to participate in Phase 2 of the Pre-Hire Program.

Phase 2 of the Pre-Hire Program consists of:


  1. Written testing of general EMT knowledge applicable to licensure level (70% minimum passing score) (if applicable to employment position)
  2. Physical Ability Test (applicable to all levels of ambulance applicants). Examples of test criteria include: muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility tests, muscular tension, and fine motor skills.
  3. Written and typing skills assessment (applicable to dispatch and office staff applicants)
  4. Testing for illegal drug use

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