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Minimum Qualifications

  • US citizenship.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A permanent resident of Colorado.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Able to speak, read, and write the English language.
  • Must be drug free, tobacco free, and must not be currently addicted to, or utilizing any illegal drug or controlled substance.
  • Must have a valid photo ID and furnish a current copy of driving record, be insurable by the district's insurance carrier at normal rate of insurance, and obtain a Colorado driver's license within 45 days following the date of hire.
  • Required vaccinations: Tuberculosis (TB) screening, Hepatitis C virus screening, HIV screening, Hepatitis B and titers, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), Polio, Varicella, Influenza, COVID-19.
  • Must meet the medical standards established by the current edition of NFPA 1582, as verified by a District approved physical examination. Must be physically able to perform all work of the fire service as determined by passing the physical agility test (PAT) and metabolic equivalent test (MET) adopted by the district, per the applicable administrative procedures.
  • A background investigation will be conducted on all final applicants, including polygraph examination, a psychological evaluation, a physical, and chemical testing for the presence of alcohol and drugs.
  • West Metro Fire Rescue is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)