Fire Department





Thursday, September 17th, 2020

 9:00 - 11:00 AM - Written Exam for Firefighter                                       Written test will be administered at:                                                           Minot Municipal Auditorium, Room 201                                                       420 3rd St SW, Minot, ND 58701

Participants will be asked a series of COVID-19 questions and have their temperature taken prior to entry. 

You must achieve at least a 70% grade on the written exam. You will be notified prior to leaving the Auditorium if you have a passing grade and are eligible to receive an interview. Top 15 candidates will be notified by Human Resources for an interview time on Friday, September 18th, 2020.

Friday, September 18th, 2020

 8:30-4:30 PM -  Oral Interviews                                                                                 Minot Fire Department, Headquarters Station                                        2111 10th St SW, Minot, ND 58701

On Monday September 21st, you will be notified of testing results. Top 10 candidates will receive second round interviews scheduled for Friday, September 25th, 2020.

Friday, September 25th, 2020 

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM Interviews with Fire Department Staff                           Minot Fire Department, Headquarters                                                           2111 10th St SW, Minot, ND 58701

Following the interview, candidates will report to the Minot Fire Department training facility located at 1725 West 2 & 52 Bypass (across from Homesteaders Restaurant), and complete the pre-employment physical agility test. 

Candidates will be notified of final results by 2:30 PM, September 25th, 2020. If offered a job, we would like you to report back to Station 1 at 3:00 PM to complete paperwork and receive pre-employment instructions.

Firefighter Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical agility test

  • 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 – 40%

  • Oral Interview – 60%

  • 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