Employment

July 20, 2018

The Wellington Fire Protection District is now accepting applications for the position of

Career Firefighter/EMT

Applicants that pass the minimum requirements and testing will be placed on an eligibility list for current and future full-time openings within the organization. These positions are supervised by the Company Officer and duties include emergency response, public education, training and station and equipment maintenance among others. Wellington FPD is a fast-growing, progressive organization that operates three separate shifts out of two fully staffed stations. Firefighters work a 48/96 schedule.

Minimum requirements (Required at time of hire):
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Valid Colorado Driver’s License
    • Current IFSAC Firefighter I
    • Current IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations
    • Current State of Colorado EMT-B
    • CPAT certificate
Preferred (in addition to above):
    • Current Red Card (S-130/190)
    • IFSAC Driver Operator-Utility

To apply complete an application packet including:

  • WFPD EmploymentApplication
  • Cover letter describing your interest and qualifications
  • Proof of current qualifications (Only those listed above)
  • Send the packet to candidate@wfpd.org no later than August 17th at 12:00 noon
  • Any application packets that are incomplete by that date and time will not be considered

The process:
August 19, 2018 – Notification of the next phase
September 2018 – Skills assessment and interviews (TBD)
September 2018 – Chief interviews (TBD)
September 25, 2018 – Estimated start date
All dates are subject to change

All applicants are welcome to join the reserve force that receive a stipend and require 48 hours a month in volunteer time after a satisfactory assessment ranking.

ALL questions relative to the application process should be forwarded to candidate@wfpd.org

Printable Documents
:
Career Firefighter/EMT Job Announcement (PDF)


Equal Opportunity Employer: We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. The Wellington Fire Protection District values all applicants and encourages Veterans and minorities to apply.