Every member of the Eden Prairie Fire Department is eligible for membership in the Eden Prairie Fire Department Relief Association. Being a member of the Relief Association entitles firefighters to retirement benefits after a minimum of 10 years of service.
Example of retirement benefits:
10 years of service — $560 per month or $124,000 lump sum
15 years of service — $840 per month or $186,000 lump sum
20 years of service — $1,120 per month or $248,000
If eligible, retirement benefits can start no earlier than 50 years of age. Other benefits include disability and survivor benefits for spouses and family members.