Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Firefighters
The City of Grinnell is seeking qualified candidates for the position of volunteer firefighter.

  • Assisting emergency medical providers
  • Auto extrication
  • Fire suppression
  • Fundraising
  • Hazardous material spills response
  • Interacting with the public
  • Technical rescue
  • Participating in drills
  • Variety of tasks related to firefighting as assigned by the fire chief
These examples of duties in no way imply that these are the only duties performed by a person filling this position. They may be required to follow other instructions and perform other duties when requested by a supervisor.

  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions
  • Ability to make minor adjustments to mechanical equipment
  • Ability to lift, drag, and/or carry heavy objects in excess of 50 pounds
  • Ability to obtain FF I certification within one year from date of hire
  • Must live within the Grinnell fire district
  • Must pass a post-offer physical / drug screening
  • Must have a valid Iowa driver's license
Applications may be picked up at:
Grinnell Fire Department
1020 Spring Street
Grinnell, IA 50112

Contact Chief Daniel J. Sicard at the Grinnell Fire Department with any questions. You may call him at (641) 236-2688.