Working Conditions & Benefits

The Rogers Fire Department offers exceptional and diverse career opportunities for women and men seeking professional and personal career satisfaction. The department is committed to being an established authority in risk-related disciplines both locally and nationally. The RFD seeks smart, hard working and disciplined individuals interested in making a difference in the community and assembling a rewarding career along the way.  


Candidates must have a strong interest in both fire and EMS disciplines. All firefighters with the Rogers Fire Department will spend time throughout their careers responding to emergency medical incidents, along with the wide spectrum of other calls handled by the department.  Firefighters are regularly rotated between ambulances and fire companies each day.  All members of the department undergo yearly minimum company standards and evaluations that challenge both physical and mental abilities.


Read about some of the benefits that Rogers firefighters enjoy below:

  • All stations include:
    • Individual private rooms 
    • Private bathrooms 
    • Cable TV
    • Internet with wireless internet
    • Gyms and dedicated workout time
    • Fully equipped kitchens
    • Laundry facilities
    • Nearby parking
  • Ambulances respond to emergency 911 calls only with a third-party provider handling non-emergency and inter-facility transfers
  • Continuing education for Fire / EMS CEUs that are provided and paid for by the department and done on-duty
  • Excellent salary and benefits package with incentives for special teams, paramedic training, ambulance assignment, language fluency, and other skills
  • Significant promotional opportunities at various levels of experience and preparation
  • State of the art training and equipment
  • A schedule of 48 hours on-duty followed by 96 hours off-duty, amounting to approximately 10 work days a month
  • Paramedic program is paid by the city (including prerequisite training) for members wishing to complete that training
  • Accredited and NFPA 1710-compliant staffing to ensure firefighter safety