Fire Department


Now Accepting Applications!

Application Deadline is August 27th, 2020 before 4:00 PM 

Test familiarization September 17th and testing will be conducted on September 18th.

To Complete a job Application, Click Here

Firefighter Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test

  • Must pass a pre-employment background investigation

The selection process is comprised of three components designed to measure an applicant’s potential for filling the job duties of a firefighter. The sequence and description of the selection process are as follows:

  • Written Exam – 30%

  • Physical Agility Test – 30%

  • Oral Interview – 40%

  • Veteran’s Preference – additional 5% (disabled Veterans – 10%)

    Must provide documentation prior to application deadline.

 Special Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician within the probationary period on his/her own time and at his/her own expense.

  • Must have the ability to understand the English language, written and spoken.

To Apply: Complete a job Application, Click Here

The mission of the Fire Department is to protect lives and property from fire through effective fire suppression and prevention measures, to reduce trauma and save lives through the provisions of rescue, extrication, and emergency medical services.

We aim to protect the public against unrestricted use of hazardous substances and control and mitigate incidents involving hazardous chemicals in the environment; maintain a readiness to respond to and provide protection at all types of emergencies whether manmade or acts of nature.

Patch Trading

The Minot Fire Department will no longer be participating in trading patches from other departments. For any questions, please call 701-857-4740