Full-time (career) firefighter vacancies are only available to Coon Rapids Paid-On-Call Firefighters. The City conducts external recruitment only for the Paid-On-Call Firefighter roster.
The Paid-On-Call roster recruitment generally occurs every two years. Any vacancy for a Paid-On-Call Firefighter is filled from this roster. Successful candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Appointed individuals must meet response time requirements. A Paid-On-Call Firefighter is required to maintain residency within the 10-minute response zone. The Coon Rapids’ response zone is based on a 10 minute drive time from each fire station. Paid-On-Call Firefighter candidates cannot also be an employee of the City of Coon Rapids or cannot be an active member of any other fire department. Successful candidates must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
When the City is recruiting for a Paid-on-Call Firefighter eligibility roster, the posting will be displayed on the City’s website.