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 Contact Information

    201 4th Street SE
            Room 10
  Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

   Phone: 507-328-2800

 Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Interested in Joining

The Rochester Fire Department is often looking for qualified recruits.  If you are interested in employment opportunities with us, we encourage you to submit an online job interest card.  This information will be maintained by the City of Rochester for a period of one year.  It will be used to notify you of fire department job opportunities as they become available.

 Do you have what it TAKES?


  • Firefighter I and II Certifications
  • Emergency Medical Technician (current registration with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians)
  • Current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification (must be dated within 1 year prior to application)

CPAT testing sites


Please visit the City of Rochester Human Resources Employment page for further information.