When openings for Firefighter occur, the City advertises in the St. Peter Herald and posts the opening at City Hall and on the City website.


Applicants must live within a six minute response time and have been within the six minute response time for 12 months prior to application. Testing is done by the Board of Fire Officers in the form of an oral exam and physical agility test.

Successful candidates have a background check performed, along with a complete physical examination and drug testing.