Career Firefighter

Interested in a firefighter career with the Missoula Rural Fire District?

Missoula Rural Fire District is now accepting applications for career firefighter positions. Click the following links for the 2019 MRFD Career Firefighter Application  and 2019 Employment Application Checklist

To be considered, all signed and notarized applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. MDT on Friday, June 14, 2019. Please send completed application packets to Missoula Rural Fire District, 2521 South Ave W, Missoula, MT 59804.

Following the closing date, we will begin screening the applications. Those selected to advance to the next level will be contacted via e-mail to schedule for their initial interview in late July. For those successful to advance, they will also be contacted via e-mail to schedule for a Chief’s interview in late August. Interviews must be done in person, in Missoula, Montana. A notification e-mail will be sent to all applicants regarding their status by 5:00 p.m. MDT on June 25, 2019.

2019 Montana Firefighter Testing

MRFD is a member of the Montana Firefighter Testing Consortium.  Career Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT candidates are always drawn from the annual Montana Firefighter Testing Consortium pool.

The testing for 2019 will be May 20-23rd in Great Falls, MT. The written test will be on Monday the 20th and all who pass will be randomly scheduled for the CPAT on the 21st, 22nd, or 23rd. There will also be a CPAT orientation April 19-20th where candidates will be able to practice the physical portion of the test.

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