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We are currently hiring for the following positions:

 Firefighter Paramedic Testing Announcement

The Arvada Fire Protection District will hold an Assessment Center to test for Firefighter Paramedics the week of June 11, 2018 with interviews on June 28 & 29.  Top candidates will be offered a position to start fire academy on August 6th.  A hiring list of qualified candidates will also be created.  

2018 Salary and Benefits

  • Firefighter Paramedic 1st Year Annual Salary $63,378
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, voluntary FSA
  • FPPA pension plan
  • Long term disability, life insurance, AD&D
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary policies through Aflac and PFIA

 Candidates will be invited to the Assessment Center from one of two test lists:

  • Colorado FIREfighter Testing Consortium entry level test - April 2018 or October 2017  -  April test application deadlineMarch 23rd .  

 Firefighter Paramedic Job Description

To be considered candidates must possess:

  •  Current State of Colorado Paramedic Certification – OR – National Registry Paramedic Certification
  • Current ACLS and CPR
  • CPAT Certificate valid through July 2018
  • Drivers’ License and acceptable driving record

 Candidates will be contacted to apply for the Assessment Center by May 18, 2018. Only applications invited through this process will be accepted.

 All job offers are contingent upon applicants passing pre-employment background check, medical evaluation (NFPA 1582 Standard), criminal history review, MVR review and drug screen.

  Arvada Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Entry Level Firefighter Testing 

Looking for a job as a Firefighter? Take this entry test to be considered for positions by 13 departments!
The Colorado FIREfighter Testing Consortium is taking applications for testing in April.
Test scores are valid for 1 year.

Deadline Extended
*March 23, 2018 – Application Deadline
*April 18, 2018  Test 
                                   North Metro Fire Training Center
                                   1006 Weld Co. Rd. 11 
                                   Northglenn, CO
                      Times to be scheduled
*April 21, 2018  Test
                                   South Adams County Fire Station
                                   10326 Walden Street
                                   Commerce City, CO
                      Times to be scheduled

Application Information
*You must submit an application to take the test
*Cost to apply $125
*Carefully read all the requirements and complete all the application steps before you submit.

Fire Department Members of the Consortium

Adams County FPD  Louisville FPD
Arvada FPD   Mountain View FPD
Brighton FPD   North Metro FPD
Boulder FPD  South Adams County FPD 
Federal Heights FD   Thornton FD
Lafayette FD   Westminster FD
Longmont FD   

For questions about this opportunity, contact IOS at (800) 343-HIRE or by email at ColoradoFire@iosolutions.com.
To learn more about the consortium, visit the website at http://www.cofiretesting.com/