NORTHERN COLORADO FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT CONSORTIUM
27128 COUNTY ROAD 53
KERSEY, COLORADO 80644
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Updated: January 28, 2020
Department Name: Northern Colorado Firefighter Recruitment Consortium (Includes Platte Valley Fire Protection District, Front Range Fire Rescue, Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District, Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District, Southeast Weld Fire Rescue, Hudson Fire Protection District, Fort Lupton Fire Protection District, Galeton Fire Protection District, Eaton Fire Protection District)
The Northern Colorado Firefighter Recruitment Consortium is currently building an eligibility list for Firefighter.
Department Overview: Eight departments within the Northern Colorado area. Each department offers something different to each individual whether it be trainings, certifications, and areas of specialties; but all have the same goal to help assist, serve, and make a difference to all those they meet.
Area Information: Mainly serving suburban and rural areas with smaller farming town populations, supported by oil and gas companies. Major highways and populated routes with heavy tanker/truck traffic. Candidates are encouraged to visit each department’s website to get more information about the areas.
Population: Varies from appx 1,500-25,000 depending on department location
Age: 18 years or older
US Citizen: Yes or lawfully work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid COLORADO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Have good vision in both eyes, with the ability to distinguish colors like those the Occupational and Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) color codes for hazardous materials, no depth or peripheral vision impairment; all corrected with contact lenses, spectacles, and/or surgery.
Academy Certification: No
Prior Experience: No
Minimum certification requirements:
Hiring Process: Each department has different hiring processes and requirements. Be sure to verify with each department you wish to apply for to make sure you have submitted the correct and completed documentation
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: No felony convictions. Ability to pass a background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.
Driving Disqualifiers : 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 screen prior to hiring after a conditional offer of employment. No felony drug convictions or marijuana use.
The consortium 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.