PLATTE VALLEY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
27128 CR 53
KERSEY, COLORADO 80644
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Updated: December 13, 2018
Job Classification: Reserve Firefighter/EMTPlatte Valley Fire Protection District is seeking applicants for Reserve Firefighter/EMT. All documents and testing must be completed when submitting application or by time of hire. This position requires FireTEAM testing. Platte Valley Fire Protection District requires candidates to fill out their application, found here.
The following documents are also required to be included in your application packet (If you fail to include any of the documents your application packet will be considered incomplete and will not be considered):
Salary Information: Volunteer status/stipend pay available Benefits Information:
Candidate Contact:Annie SpaldingAdministrative Assistantaspalding@plattevalleyfire.org
Department Overview: Single district in Weld County covering over 220 square miles in a mixed agricultural, oil & gas community with an active highway and river nearby. We have mutual aid agreements with several surrounding districts which gives us an opportunity to run a wider spectrum of call types. We have a variety of special ops teams to work with including tech rescue, wildland, and Swiftwater/dive rescue. We offer room for growth and opportunities for many interests. Area Information: Small town agricultural community that is expanding due to oil & gas boom. Population: APPX 6500 IN DISTRICT
US Citizen: YES or lawfully work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Have good vision in both eyes, with the ability to distinguish colors, such those like Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) color codes for hazardous materials (e.g., blue, red, yellow, white), and have no depth or peripheral vision impairment
Necessary Certifications: The minimum certification requirements for a Full-Time Firefighter/EMT are:
Minimum Certification Requirements*
Hiring Process: Complete and submit an application, which can be found on www.plattevalleyfire.org website under “Employment”, along with a cover letter, resume, and copies of certifications in person at 27128 County Road 53 Kersey CO 80644 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will be required to complete the following examinations:
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
No felony convictions. Ability to pass a background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.
In possession of or have the ability to obtain a valid state Colorado driver's license. The demonstrated ability to drive safely from a satisfactory driving record.
Drug Use Disqualifiers
Ability to pass drug/alcohol screening prior hiring after a conditional offer of employment. No felony drug convictions or marijuana use.
The District reserves the right to not accept any of the applicants, to terminate the application process at any time, or to modify, reduce, or increase the application/examination requirements at any time, in its sole discretion, subject to applicable law. Employee benefits are also subject to change at the District’s discretion, and in accordance with applicable law.