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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 2019

City starting reconstruction of Eighth Street in downtown Minneapolis (4/19)

City Council reaffirms commitment to fighting all forms of human trafficking (4/19)

Having a backyard recreational fire this spring? Follow the law and be a good neighbor (4/19)

City forming 911 services workgroup (4/19)

Get litter cleanup supplies (4/19)

Report graffiti (4/19)

Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda 04.23.19 (4/18)

Heritage Preservation Commission Agenda 04.16.19 (4/16)

Attend a meeting to prepare for retirement (4/16)

Food businesses will no longer be allowed to serve food in polyethylene-lined paper cups or use No. 6 plastic lids April 22 (4/16)

Volunteer to mentor an Urban Scholar this summer as a network advisor (4/16)

Public Health Heroes honored at award ceremony April 17 (4/16)

City computers will be upgraded to Windows 10 starting in May (4/16)

CPC actions 04-15-2019 (4/15)

Commission on Civil Rights Agenda (4/15)

MCCR Minutes March 2019 (4/15)

City making updates to downtown parking meter system (4/15)

Get ready for street sweeping (4/15)

Workplace Advisory Committee Agenda (4/15)

Help improve the workplace by taking the employee engagement survey April 17-30 (4/15)

Last updated Apr 5, 2019



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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
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. 

Salary Compliance Notice:
State statute 471.701; Notice of Salary Compliance, requires that the City post for not less than 90 days
the job title of the three highest paid employees along with their base salary. For 2018 these were:
1. City Attorney, $186,490
2. Assistant City Coordinator Convention Center, $183,600
3. Director Public Works, $181,191


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