Are firefighters paid?

Yes! See the above “What to Expect” section about the compensation and benefits.  From your time in initial training, to call responses, and into retirement, the job comes with excellent pay and pension.

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1. Are firefighters paid?
2. What’s the Difference Between a Volunteer and a Paid-On-Call Firefighter?
3. Can I serve as a Firefighter even though I have a full-time job?
4. What can I expect the time commitment to be?
5. Do I need any specific education or experience?
6. Are there full-time opportunities at Fridley?
7. I am not sure if Firefighting is right for me, how can I learn more?
8. What types of convictions are allowed through the criminal background check?