Hiring Criteria

Now accepting applications for paid-on-call firefighters

Fire Department Hiring Criteria & Process

To apply to become a paid-on-call firefighter in St. Anthony, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid Minnesota driver's license
  • Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be within a 12-minute drive time from our fire station at 3505 Silver Lake Road, St. Anthony MN 55418.

The hiring process itself consists of a background check, an oral interview, a written exam, a physical evaluation, and a psychological assessment. Officers of the Department conduct the oral interview.

Upon being hired, all candidates will undergo training consisting of firefighting skills, hazmat, EMS, driving, and operation of fire apparatus.  Apply online here.