How to become a Firefighter for Dike Fire Rescue

First a short application needs to be filled out and can be obtained from any member of the fire department. Next the application goes before the membership at the following regular monthly meeting. After that a screening committee interviews the applicant. Finally the applicant is voted on at the following monthly meeting and becomes a member after the city council approves them at their next meeting. The entire process usually takes two months. Call 319-989-2161 and leave a message. 


  • Paid training (EMT training, Fire school, conferences and conventions)

  • Paid uniforms (bunker gear and helmet, T-shirts, Polo, Hat, Coat)

  • Paid meeting and paid on-call

  • Paid life insurance

  • Family oriented organization (family picnics, Christmas party, Firefighter and spouse night out)

  • Satisfaction knowing you are helping your community

                      Watch our recruitment video