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Informational Meeting for paid on-call firefighters set for 7 p.m., Monday, July 20


Register to attend the meeting and learn more about what it takes to become a paid on-call firefighter with the St. Anthony Fire Department. It is important to sign up so we are prepared to provide a space that allows for safe physical distancing. The event will take place at the fire station at 7 p.m., on Monday, July 20, at 3505 Silver Lake Rd.  We will cover expectations, the hiring and training process, and  time commitment.  If you are unable to attend this event, please review the information below to apply. Paid on-call firefighter applications due by Friday, July 24.

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.

Click here to apply online!