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 an 11-minute drive time from our fire station

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.