Employment Information

Hiring for Paid-on-Call and Resident Firefighters

Owatonna Fire Department is now hiring for paid-on-call and resident firefighters!  Please visit the Employment section of the City of Owatonna home page to apply.  Applications may only be submitted online.  Deadline is April 25, 2014.

All applicants MUST be able to attend the testing session on Saturday, May 3rd.  Additional important dates are listed below:

Firefighter Applicant Timeline

April 8 - Application Period Opens (online only)

April 25 - Application Period Ends (online only)

April 26, 9 AM - Orientation and Questions (Fire Station)

May 3, 9 AM - Written General Aptitude Test (Fire Station)

May 3, 11 AM - Physical Agility Test (Fire Station)

May 13, 5-10 PM - Oral Interviews

May 16 - Offers of Conditional Employment

May 26 - Formal Job Offers (must pass background check and health screening)


 IMPORTANT:  All applicants need to review the Applicant Informational Letter.