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The City of Fairmont is now accepting applications for the rewarding and challenging opportunity of community service, in the position of Fire Fighter with the Fairmont Fire Department. This position is volunteer/paid-per-call. Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age, must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, must possess a valid MN drivers license, and must live within Fairmont’s City limits or an 8 minute response time to the Fire Station. Applicants must hold certification as Firefighter 1 and 1st Responder(EMR), or be able to complete the following within the first 2 years of hire: approximately 172 hours of Fire Fighter 1 training and 48 hour Emergency Medical Responder course that are Vocational/Technical approved. Applicants must be willing to respond to Fire/Rescue emergencies, have the ability to operate equipment and participate in drills and training. Applicants must be in good health and physical condition and have the ability to perform fire suppression and emergency rescue operations in extreme conditions. Those who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed with a general knowledge written test, a position related physical agility test and an oral interview. Once a conditional offer has been made, the finalist will submit to a physical exam which consists of a physical exam, pulmonary function test with chest X-Ray, electrocardiogram and a drug and alcohol test. A driving and criminal history background check will also be performed.

Applications are available at:
Fairmont City Hall
100 Downtown Plaza
Fairmont, MN 56031

And must arrive no later than 4:30 PM, August 21, 2020

Testing will be held on August 26, September 1, September 15, September 17 and September 23

Candidates must attend all testing dates to qualify.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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