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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 612-263-6850.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700

Rau kev pab 612-673-2800  

Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.



October 2020

Hop on a Nice Ride/Lyft before the season is over; discounted rides on Election Day (10/20)

Early retirement incentive available to some employees; check to see if you are eligible (10/20)

Get a flu shot at work now through Nov. 10 at various worksites (10/20)

Take a mindful minute break to reset during the workday (10/19)

Lyft_ElectionDay_PromoGraphics_NiceRide (10/19)

PatienceFerguson_MSPBJaward (10/19)

Chief Human Resources Officer Patience Ferguson honored with Women in Business award (10/19)

2021 benefits guide (10/19)

Look for more open enrollment information in your mailbox (10/19)

Review your current benefits summary, consider 2021 coverage options (10/19)

Learn how to prevent repetitive-motion, lifting injuries at ergonomics training offered monthly in 2020 (10/16)

Bring more positivity into your life by participating in the 2020 Paths to Positivity campaign (10/13)

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New name for the customer area in the Public Service Building is the City of Minneapolis Service Center (10/07)

Submit and approve timesheets by Friday in preparation for the Indigenous Peoples’ Day holiday (10/06)

Links and attachments in emails are now scanned by Proofpoint to prevent cyber attacks (10/05)

La Alborada Market Tacos (002) (10/05)

Proofpoint blocked example (10/05)

Proofpoint URL example (10/05)

Latino Heritage Month: Virtual happy hour, film screening and self-paced cultural and history learning (10/05)

Last updated May 11, 2020



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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 612-263-6850.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

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