ARVADA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
7903 ALLISON WAY
ARVADA, COLORADO 80003
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Updated: July 15, 2022
Classification: Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic
Are you ready for a career that is more than “just a job?”
It’s time to join Arvada Fire as a Firefighter!
Arvada Fire is holding a hiring process for Paramedics and EMTs for a Fire Academy starting in February 2023. Please read the minimum qualifications carefully BEFORE you apply.
Firefighter Paramedic Salary
Firefighter EMT Salary
All newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide valid proof of vaccination before starting employment. Regular testing will not be accepted as an alternative to providing evidence of fully vaccinated status.
Arvada Fire maintains eight active fire stations with a ninth scheduled to open in 2022 covering approximately 43 square miles in the City of Arvada, the northern portion of the City of Wheat Ridge, and portions of unincorporated Jefferson County. Arvada Fire has nearly 200 employees who serve approximately 133,000 citizens.
We proudly serve our citizens and each other with dedication, integrity, dependability, courage, and respect. Our mission is to preserve life, property, and the environment.
Arvada Fire is internationally accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and has been awarded a Class 1 Public Protection Classification (PPC) from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). We are one of eight agencies in Colorado and 113 nationally with accreditation and an ISO Class 1 rating.
Arvada Fire is dedicated to responder safety. This is evident in our commitment to providing modern response equipment, top of the line Personal Protective Equipment, hands-on live action training and by leveraging cutting edge technology before, during and after responses.New hires will attend Fire Academy which will be a 40-hour per week schedule for approximately 18 weeks. After academy, employees will be assigned to a 48/96 schedule, which allows flexibility in choosing where to live and plenty of time to take advantage of all that Colorado has to offer!
Employees receive excellent pay and benefits, continual training, education opportunities, and promotional opportunities. Firefighting is physically demanding. In order to pass academy and successfully perform the duties of the position, candidates and firefighters must maintain a high level of physical fitness. Candidates will be tested during the hiring process, periodically during academy and annually once hired.
To apply see our posting on governmentjobs.com.