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Although applications are currently closed, we anticipate a fall of 2024 hiring event for Lateral and Entry Level Firefighters. The following information will help you prepare for that event.   

Front Range Fire Rescue (FRFR) is committed to the highest level of service to our citizens and our communities. FRFR Firefighters protect lives and property through firefighting, emergency medical care, fire prevention, disaster response, community service and public education.  FRFR currently has 3 fire stations, that are staffed 24/7 with three shifts working a rotating 48-96 shift schedule. In 2024 we will add a ladder company. FRFR has plans for two additional stations in the coming years.

We strive to be an "Employer of Choice" by offering competitive wages, a robust benefits package, and being a family-oriented fire service agency.

Minimum Qualifications for an Entry Level Firefighter are:

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Must be 18 years of age by the date of hire
  • Valid FireTEAM test scores
  • Valid CPAT certificate
  • Valid EMT-Basic certification
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.  Possess and maintain an acceptable driving record in accordance with FRFR’s Driving Records Policy
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, criminal history review, physical fitness/wellness assessment, medical evaluation, drug screen and psychological exam.



  • Candidates are required to take the FireTEAM test. The test is administered through the NTN website. Identify a testing center near you and register to take the test. ttps://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/search.cfm?position=2#viewresults
  • FireTEAM scores are valid for up to one year. If you have taken your FireTEAM test prior to FRFR opening the hiring process, please login to your FireTEAM account and add FRFR to permit us to view your FireTEAM score no later than the date of application.  
  • For frequently asked questions regarding the FireTEAM test and/or the National Testing Network (NTN) please visit: https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/faqs.cfm


  • Candidates are required to have a CPAT certificate that is valid and available to upload
  • There are numerous testing sites in Colorado including Aims Community College. Please visit their website for additional information. http://www.aims.edu/academicsfirescience/cpat/
  • CPAT Resources for out of state candidates: National Testing Network (NTN) provides convenient professional administration of the CPAT in several states Please visit

https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/cpat_info.cfm to schedule a CPAT through NTN.


  • Current Colorado EMT-Basic (or higher)


  • Current NREMT-Basic with ability to obtain Colorado EMT-Basic within 6 months of hire.

If If you have any questions, please email us at Join@frfr.co.

Front Range Fire Rescue maintains a drug-free workplace and requires its members to refrain from the usage or possession of illegal substances at all times. Illegal substances are defined as any drug or chemical that is not legally obtainable or legally obtainable but has not been legally obtained. The term includes prescription drugs not being used for prescribed purposes and includes all controlled substances as defined by the Colorado Controlled Substances Act. This policy also applies to marijuana and products containing THC.

Front Range Fire Rescue is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Front Range Fire Rescue will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes the performance of the essential functions of the position).


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