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FRFR IS HIRING LATERAL FIREFIGHTERS

Applications will be open 0800_FEBRUARY 16 – 1700 MARCH 17, 2023

Front Range Fire Rescue is hiring experienced firefighters to join our team. Those already serving as active, full-time firefighters may be eligible to start at a higher step grade and pay than entry-level firefighters, depending on qualifications.

The 2023 pay range for FRFR firefighters ranges from $64,250 to $83,550, depending on pay grade level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

To qualify as a Lateral Firefighter, the applicant must possess and provide copies of the following certifications at the time of application.

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Completion of a Professional Fire Academy
  • A minimum of two (2) years of current, full-time continuous employment as a Firefighter (or higher ranking fire operations personnel) with a public fire district, authority, or department that provides structural Firefighting and EMS services.  Paid call, part-time, or volunteer firefighting experience is not an acceptable substitute for the required two (2) years outlined above.
  • Current (AHA) CPR certifications
  • State Firefighter II Certification (ProBoard or IFSAC accreditation)
  • HAZMAT certification (ProBoard or IFSAC accreditation)
  • Current State of Colorado EMT or National Registry EMT Basic Certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • AAS/AA Degree or above
  • State Driver /Operator Certification (ProBoard or IFSAC accreditation)

SALARY INFORMATION

  • $64,250 to $83,550 base pay
  • FRFR strongly values education and compensates employees who have a degree with an education differential from the date of hire: Associates 1% of base wage, Bachelors 3% of base wage, Masters 5% of base wage

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Firefighters receive 100% of their premiums paid for Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • FPPA Defined Benefit Pension
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan with Employer Matching Benefit  
  • Retirement Health Savings (115 Trust) with Employer Contribution
  • Vacation Accrual based on your previous FT firefighter employment
  • Member Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • $2,000 Relocation Bonus

QUESTIONS? Email  JoinFRFR@frfr.co

TO APPLY

Applications will be open 0800_FEBRUARY 16 – 1700 MARCH 17, 2023

TENTATIVE HIRING PROCESS TIMELINE

  • February 16, 2023, 0800 FRFR Application period begins
  • March 17, 2023, 1700 FRFR Application deadline
  • March 24, 2023, Applicants will be notified if selected for the next step
  • April 10-14, 2023, Phone Interviews with Selected Candidates
  • April 14, 2023, Applicants will be notified if selected for the next step
  • April 29-May1, 2023, In-Person Panel Interviews
  • May 1, 2023, Applicants will be notified if selected for the next step
  • May 2-3, 2023, Colorado State University (CSU) Fitness Evaluation
  • May 4, 2023, Contingent Job Offers extended via email
  • May 4-31, 2023,  Additional Testing (background check, psychological evaluation, and NFPA 1582 Medical Exam)
  • June 1, 2023, Final Job Offers
  • June 28, 2023, Start Date 
  • Lateral Entry Firefighters will attend an Orientation Academy before being assigned on shift. The probationary period is six months.  After probation, Lateral Firefighters are placed at a Firefighter pay grade commensurate with their experience.

**The hiring process timeline is subject to change at anytime

 

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