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Becoming a Firefighter

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.






April 2020

City’s new gap funding will help renters, small businesses and workers affected by the pandemic (4/03)

How to complete your timesheet for March 29 and later (4/03)

2020 collection of leaves and bundled brush begins week of April 6 (4/03)

City extends comment period for draft Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan (4/02)

Financial wellness during emergencies (4/01)

A note about prioritizing self-care from City Coordinator Mark Ruff (4/01)

Coronavirus disease 19: What City employees should know (4/01)

March 2020

Comment period for Neighborhoods 2020 program guidelines extended until July 15 (3/30)

New programs on Virgin Pulse to help you during this difficult time (3/30)

City Council approves modified council structure for COVID-19 pandemic (3/27)

Reassigned_timesheetgraphic (3/26)

COVIDevent_exempt (3/26)

COVIDevent_nonexempt (3/26)

How to complete your timesheet for March 15-28 (3/26)

Install the newest version of Microsoft Office before it automatically installs April 14-15 (3/25)

MicrosoftOfficeUpdate_April2020 (3/25)

10th Avenue Bridge closing to all traffic March 30 for repairs (3/24)

GreatSeal (3/24)

ThinkChair (3/24)

Task chairs selected for the Public Service Building (3/24)

Last updated Apr 5, 2019



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