Why Work At THD

Why Work at the Tulsa Health Department

The Tulsa Health Department values the health and well-being of our employees and their families. We are committed to ensuring that our employees receive a complete and comprehensive package of pay, benefits, and learning and development programs, which support their physical, emotional, and financial health. Our employees are our greatest assets, and a happy, healthy, and highly trained workforce is what we strive for. 

We have 34 different programs areas which allow for opportunities for mobility, education, and advancement. Employees enjoy a supportive environment, where they are offered numerous volunteer and training opportunities. As health is a priority for us, employees are able to participate in an extensive employee wellness program and work in a tobacco free environment. Learn what our employees have to say about working at THD by checking out the videos below!

       Video #4: Scott

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       Vector Control Program Coordinator Scott shares what he enjoys the most about working for THD.


       Video #3: Xitlaly

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       Clerk Xitlaly shares what she enjoys the most about working for THD.


       Video #2: Kiran

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       Health Data & Evaluation Division Health Planner Kiran shares what he enjoys the most about working for THD.


       Video #1: Brenda

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       Emergency Preparedness & Response Program Manager Brenda shares what she enjoys the most about working for THD.


Working for the Good of Our Community

THD is looking for motivated people interested in the rewards of working toward the greater good of their community. THD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Applicants selected for a conditional offer of employment must pass a criminal history check, possible motor vehicle check, drug test, references check, and education verification.

*Equal Opportunity Employer*



American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

THD was recognized as a 2014 Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association . Gold level recipients have recognized the importance of a healthy workplace for employees and have taken steps to create a culture of wellness by providing support to employees.



Certified Healthy Business

THD was recognized as a 2014 Certified Healthy Business. The Oklahoma Certified Healthy Business status recognizes businesses that are working to improve employee health by providing wellness opportunities and implementing policies that lead to healthier lifestyles.



Diversity and Inclusion

THD has been recognized for our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Mosaic Tulsa, the diversity business council of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, recognized THD as a “Top Inclusive Workplace” in its 2018 Regional Inclusion Report. This annual report identifies top inclusive workplace cultures based on an evaluation of five key pillars: CEO commitment, diverse people, community outreach, internal policy and diverse suppliers.