Lateral and Entry Level Positions
By Member Jason Catrambone
September 26, 2018

The fire service is an honorable profession that requires integrity, selflessness, sacrifice, courage, discipline, and commitment to the greater good. The City of Williston Fire Department is grounded in the honorable traditions of the fire service, while being committed to continuous improvement and progress. Our goal is to recruit and hire qualified applicants who reflect our community and who model servant leadership. Please review the information below to learn more about our department. The hiring process, and exceptional salary and benefit package information can be found under the recruitment page at

The Williston Fire Department is a combination department that provides Fire and Advanced Life Support emergency medical services to the city of Williston, ND. The department also provides Advanced Life Support emergency medical services to approximately 1000 square miles surrounding the City in both Williams and McKenzie Counties. The Department is staffed by 63 career personnel and 30 volunteers.

Williston Fire Department is also a part of the statewide regional response network providing regional response capabilities in hazardous materials, and technical rescue specialties. The department currently operates out of three fire stations. As the department has grown over the last four years, many opportunities for training have arose. The department was proud to open its training ground in 2016 to meet those training needs. The Williston Fire Department is conducting their third fire academy on the new training grounds in 2019. The department has also taken the steps to become a training site for NAEMT and AHA courses and is now able to teach classes such as ACLS, PALS, CPR, PHTLS, TCCC, and others in house.

The Williston Fire Department is committed to providing the best services possible to the City of Williston and surrounding areas. The department continues to strive train and prepare for all hazards.This dedication is shown in the hours of training undertaken and being provided.