Becoming a Firefighter

Like many Minnesota fire departments, the Lakeville Fire Department is comprised of paid on-call firefighters. Each firefighter, after being accepted, must complete extensive training before becoming a full member.

Lakeville Fire Department recruits every 1-2 years in the Spring, if you are interested continue to watch the website.

Probationary Period


Candidates who meet the requirements below are taken on as probationary firefighters. During the 2-year probationary period, firefighters undergo a regimen of training and testing before becoming a full member.