Paid-On-Call Firefighter

The City of Wayzata is seeking paid-on-call Firefighters to provide fire suppression activities, rescue, hazardous material, and emergency medical services.
Persons who are already certified in First Responder, Firefighter I and II are encouraged to apply, however the City will provide required training for those applicants who have limited or no experience.


Because the Wayzata Fire Department provides a critical service to the community, we are always looking for quality candidates who will be willing to serve the community as paid-on-call firefighters. Requirements are as follows.

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Hold a valid State of Minnesota driver’s license to maintain active membership.
  • Live or work within 10 minutes from the Wayzata Fire Station using Mapquest.
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities and provide good communications in a calm, positive and professional manner under emergency conditions.
  • Successfully pass a thorough background check.
  • Successfully pass the Fire Department-sponsored pre-membership physical examination, pulmonary function test and physical agility test.
Full job requirements and expectations are detailed in the paid-on-call Firefighter Application linked below.