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MFD saves and protects life, property and the environment.

Provides the City of Minneapolis emergency medical and rescue services, community outreach, hazardous materials response.

Explore the various fire service job classifications at the city.

The selection of qualified candidates includes a rating of training and experience based on the online application and supplemental materials; a physical agility test, criminal background check, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening, medical and psychological exams and department interview.   

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats

Contact the Human Resources Department at 612-673-2282 or  [email protected]

Deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700

Rau kev pab 612-673-2800  

Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.






September 2019

Zoning Board of Adjustment Actions Minutes 09.12.19 (9/17)

City releases draft Vision Zero Action Plan focused on preventing traffic deaths, severe injuries on City streets (9/17)

Stephanie Johnson named director of Surface Water & Sewers (9/17)

Number of counseling sessions through the Employee Assistance Program increases to five (9/17)

¡Somos! emotional intelligence workshop for future and current leaders (9/17)

Register for Paths to Positivity now, start mapping out a happier, healthier life (9/17)

Tips from Desk Yogi: practicing self-care on your commute (9/17)

Windows 10 upgrade coming to remaining City computers (9/17)

Get a flu shot at work now through Nov. 7 (9/17)

Donate supplies to City employees deployed overseas (9/17)

Preliminary elevator lobby ceiling design for Public Service Building revealed (9/17)

Minneapolis selects CURA for final phase of Neighborhoods 2020 (9/16)

City Council approves renters’ protection ordinance (9/13)

Open Streets West Broadway takes place Saturday, Sept. 14 (9/13)

City hosting Welcoming Week celebration at Powderhorn Park Sept. 20 (9/12)

Heritage Preservation Commission Agenda 09.17.19 HPC (9/11)

Join the City in celebrating Latino Heritage Month (9/10)

CPC CoW agenda 09-16-2019 (9/09)

Open Streets University of Minnesota + Motley set for Sunday, Sept. 8 (9/06)

City, Metro Transit celebrating launch of Hennepin bus lanes (9/05)

Last updated Apr 5, 2019



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People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

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