The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER in the Fire Department. Up to three (3) Firefighters will be hired. Minimum qualifications: High school diploma/GED; at least 18 years of age; reside within a six (6) minute response time from the new Fire Station at 602 Sunrise Drive; possess a valid driver’s license; and ability to read and write the English language. Successful candidates must also pass pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol tests. An open house for interested candidates and their significant others will be held on Wednesday, May 31st from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Fire Station (227 West Mulberry Street). This event provides an opportunity for prospective candidates and their family members to ask questions and learn more about what is involved in service as a Volunteer Firefighter.
Successful candidates will begin service by no later than August 1, 2023 and to begin Firefighter schooling beginning in January 2024. Candidates will be required to complete Firefighter school by no later than January 1, 2025. Applicants are required to complete a City application form which is available online at https://www.saintpetermn.gov/365/Employment, or from the City Administrator’s Office. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2023. Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.