Employment



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


This process will determine an eligibility list for future hiring and promotions. This position is a first-line supervisor and serves as a company officer overseeing day-to-day operations of their assigned fire station. The Lieutenant reports to the Shift Captain, and may act as the Shift Captain in his or her absence.

Minimum requirements:

      • Associates degree; or 60 credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education; or any approved equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
      • 36 months of recent and consecutive fire service experience
      • Current Colorado/IFSAC Fire Fighter I (FF II preferred)
      • Current Colorado/IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations
      • Current State of Colorado EMTB
      • Current CPR Provider
      • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800
      • NWCG Red Card Qualification
      • Valid Colorado Driver’s License
      • Blue Card Command Qualification (within 12 months)
      • DFPC Fire Instructor I (preferred)
      • DFPC Fire Officer I (preferred)

To apply: Complete an application packet including:

      • WFPD Employment Application
      • Cover letter describing your interest and qualifications
      • Proof of current qualifications listed above
      • Submit the entire packet to candidate@wfpd.org NO LATER than February 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm; multiple emails may be necessary due to the file size of your attachments
Select, qualified candidates will receive notification of additional evaluation dates and required submissions by February 2, 2018.

Please email all questions to candidate@wfpd.org
For a PDF/Printable version of the job posting click here: Employment Opportunity - Lieutenant Position with Wellington Fire Protection District


We are currently accepting applications for the future position of Reserve Firefighter

The Reserve Firefighter is a non-paid sworn member of the fire district that is required to shift 48 hours per month at the fire station in 12 hour increments (up to 48 hours at one time). The 12 hour increments are defined as 0700-1900 and 1900-0700. This position is supervised by the Shift Captain, and duties include emergency response, public education, training and station maintenance among others. Wellington FPD has two staffed stations and its employees work a 48/96 shift. The Reserve Firefighter receives a monthly stipend and will gain firefighter and EMS experience in a progressive environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current IFSAC Firefighter I
  • Current IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Current State of Colorado EMTB or current NREMT
  • Current CPR Provider
  • NIMS IS100 & IS700 (available online)
  • Current CPAT (physical agility test) certificate within the previous 12 months
To apply: Complete an application packet including:
  • WFPD Employment Application
  • Cover letter describing your interest and qualifications
  • Proof of current qualifications (only those listed above)
  • Send the packet to candidate@wfpd.org
  • Any application packets that are incomplete will not be considered
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