Join the Department

Become a Volunteer Firefighter

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? A chance for personal growth? Want to meet new people? Looking for a sense of belonging? Learn a new and rewarding field? Become a volunteer firefighter!

What's in it for you?

  • Length of Service Awards Program (LOSAP)
  • YMCA Membership Discount
  • Excellent Training Opportunities
  • Free Medical Physical
  • And much more!
If you think you would like to be a volunteer firefighter, the Pierre Fire Department would welcome your application. You'll need to have a personal interview and pass a physical and a criminal history background check. Once accepted, you'll serve a one-year probationary period.

If you would like to support your community by providing emergency services to help your community members in need, we're looking for you!

Volunteer Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid SD Drivers License
  • Resident of Pierre, SD

Complete an Application

Download the Pierre Fire Department Membership Application or pick up your application from the department at Fire Station #1. Once completed, mail or deliver it to:
Fire Station #1
215 W. Dakota
Pierre, SD 57501
Ph: 605-773-7401