Becoming a Firefighter

Recruitment Now Closed

Applications were accepted through Tuesday, April 10th, 2018.  Recruitment generally occurs every two years.  


  • Firefighter I & II Certificate (Must attend in a class setting)
  • Current IFSAC Firefighter II Certificate
  • MN Certified Medical First Responder, at minimum
  • Must hold a valid MN Driver's license or be able to obtain one
  • Sample documents  of minimum requirements

How to Apply

  • Fire Department Application. Failure to provide the data and documentation required in the supplemental application will result in rejection of the application. 
  • Phase I of the applicant screening process will consist of an education and experience review. The candidates with the highest scores on that list shall proceed to Phase II.  Phase II of the applicant screening process consists of a scored panel interview. 
  • When a job offer is extended, the candidate will need to successfully pass a psychological evaluation, a back assessment, physical, drug exam, a fitness evaluation, thorough background investigation and physical agility test.
  • Candidates will be notified on April 18th on the status of their applications.  Tentatively, interviews are scheduled for April 23, 24 and 26th. 

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