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Roof Extrication TrainingThe Ankeny Fire Department is a professional emergency services department that employs both career and paid-on-call personnel. We respond to all types of emergencies including building fires, medical emergencies, auto vehicle extrications, and many other types of incidents. Successful candidates for employment will exhibit excellent physical fitness, great communication skills, and a commitment to serving the City of Ankeny and surrounding areas.

The Ankeny Fire Department accepts applications from current public safety professionals with EMS and fire certifications along with individuals who are new to public safety and don't hold any certifications. Upon successful completion of the Ankeny Fire Department probationary and field training program all employees will have received Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, and Emergency Medical Technician certifications.

The fire department reviews new applications for both full time and paid on call employees on an ongoing basis. Watch for the job announcements on our Human Resources Employment Opportunities page.