Fire Department


The City of Minot is accepting applications for the entry-level position of FIREFIGHTER.

The full salary range for this position is $3,817 - $5,666 per month.

This is skilled fire suppression and emergency response work involving: responding to citizen calls for emergency assistance due to fires and other crisis situations, and operating fire suppression equipment.

Minimum qualification to apply is completion of high school or GED.

Applicants must complete the written firefighter exam, complete a job related physical agility and fitness test, oral interviews, background investigation and post-offer medical exam.

Testing date for the position is scheduled for Thursday, June 3rd, 2021. First Round Interviews will be conducted on Friday, June 4th, 2021.

Deadline for applications is Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Applications, full job description and testing information is available at the Human Resource Office, 515 2nd Ave SW or on our website at

To Apply: Complete a job Application, Click Here

EEO/By Order of the Minot Civil Service Commission

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