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We have closed our application process.  Please sign up for the 'Notify Me' to be informed immediately when we have updates on our testing process.

For details on our testing process please review below:

If you would like to be updated on all the current changes and notifications for the Testing process, we highly encourage you to sign up.

Our testing process is scheduled and communicated via email. It is vital that you have a current email address on file to be sure you are informed of all steps of this process.

The study sessions and written exam will be held at:

West Metro Fire Training Center
3535 S. Kipling Street
Lakewood, Colorado 80235
To take the Written Exam, you will need to pay the Application fee.

The Written Exam is only one day (Saturday). We are unable to conduct this exam remotely, at this time. 

For the 2015 testing West Metro Fire will provide FREE tutoring sessions, for all applicants, to provide them with tools and resources to study, for our written exam.  You are required to RSVP, to participate in one of the tutoring session. Please complete the RSVP form provided.          

The study session will be conducted by the Tutor Doctor

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We allow all applicants to participate in our Observation/Practice PAT's, prior to the test.

Out of State Applicants - you will follow this same procedure, except your Dedicated PAT date will be assigned for the same day or the next day of the Written Exam. 

In addition, you are allowed to sign up for your PAT on our other open PAT dates.

The PAT Re-Test is a NON-REFUNDABLE $35.

Applicants shall be allowed to Re-Test ONLY ONCE! if there are sufficient vacancies for the PAT.

The opportunity to re-take the test is available to applicants regardless of whether they passed or failed their first attempt of the test. The applicants highest score shall be applied towards the final cumulative score.
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The Oral Boards are a structured oral interview.

Members of the Oral Board panel are trained by a commercial testing company.

Applicants will be advised of their score by email (approximately 2 weeks) after the completion of the Oral Boards.

The applicants total score will consist of the applicants tally of all three (3) scores (Written, PAT, & Oral Boards), which will give them their final ranking


For the step by step process

 Contact Us If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Human Resources.

For emergencies, please dial 911.

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West Metro Fire Rescue
433 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood, CO 80226
Ph: (303) 989-4307

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