Apply for Fire Department cadet positions starting April 17

The Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD) is opening applications April 17 to further diversify its workforce to better reflect our community. The Fire Department protects life, property and the environment in emergencies. It also provides emergency medical services and community outreach, responds to hazardous materials calls, and performs rescues in confined spaces, collapsed structures and water.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license and be 18 or older. Preferred candidates have knowledge of Minneapolis neighborhoods and geography; participated in a City of Minneapolis or MFD program (e.g., EMS Pathways Academy, Explorers, Urban Scholars, STEP-UP); obtained an EMT certification; fluently speak, write and understand one or more of these languages: Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Laotian, Oromo, Vietnamese, Amharic or American Sign Language; earned advanced education above a high school diploma or GED (e.g., college-level courses, associate degree, bachelor’s degree) and demonstrate an ability to relate and work effectively with people from diverse cultures and economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Find more information here or call 311.

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Published Mar 27, 2017



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