Firefighter: Moorhead Minnesota Deadline: September 7, 2018

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Deadline: September 7, 2018

Salary: $47,937 to $68,482 Annually

Job Description:

The City of Moorhead Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter.

About the Department

The Mission of the Moorhead Fire Department is to provide our community with trusted and dedicated professionals who work to ensure a high level of public safety through education, cooperation, and incident response.

We provide a wide array of services including:

  • Fire suppression, prevention, and investigation
  • Code enforcement
  • Pre-fire planning
  • Emergency medical care
  • Technical rescue
  • Hazardous materials
  • Hydrant maintenance, emergency management
  • Other disaster, emergency, life and property conservation services

When not providing emergency services, firefighters perform other routine, administrative, and laborious tasks such as training and education, equipment/apparatus repair and maintenance, fire code inspections, pre-fire planning, and other special projects.

Ideal Candidates

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to work as Firefighters for the City of Moorhead. We provide a wide range of services with a conservatively staffed full-time department. This enables our employees to cross-train in several fire service disciplines and allows Firefighters to take leadership roles in areas that are of personal interest to them.

The ideal candidate will highly value education and credentialing (IFSAC Certifications) as well as have direct fire service experience. We provide many opportunities for education and training outside of the department as well as an active in-house training program.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED; Associates/Technical degree in fire technology, or related field preferred
  • MN Firefighter 2 (or IFSAC Certifications or Pro Board)
  • National Registry of EMT Certification
  • Valid driver’s license

See Job Description for further details on position requirements.

Hiring Process

The hiring process includes a written test, oral interview, background check, psychological examination, fitness and medical examination.


Following application review, qualified candidates will be notified if they are eligible to take the written test which is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Moorhead, Minnesota.


The 2018 salary range is $47,937 to $68,482 per year. Benefits include full employee health care coverage, Minnesota PERA retirement, and life insurance. Family, dental, vision, and long term disability insurance packages and other investment options are available. See Employee Benefits for further information.

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to Apply Online and MUST attach a copy of their current NREMT card and Firefighter II certificate or you will no longer be considered for the position; applicants are encouraged to also attach a resume. Applica¬tions must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 7, 2018.

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