What Does it Take to Join the Hamel Fire Department?

posted Feb 10, 2016, 1:14 PM by System Administrator   [ updated Aug 27, 2019, 6:39 AM ]
The requirements to apply for membership with the Department are fairly simple:
  • Be at east 18 years old
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Hold a valid Minnesota Drivers License
  • Be within 9 minutes of driving time from the station
  • Reasonably able to meet the Department attendance standards (25% of service calls measured quarterly)
  • Able to attend business and training sessions and all required trainings (50% of training events and 33% of meetings measured quarterly)
  • Physically able to perform the duties of a firefighter
  • Willingness to serve your community
  • Desire to be part of a team of like-minded people
  • No experience needed. All required training provided by the department