Fire Cadet: Littleton Colorado Deadline: March 8, 2016

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Firefighter Cadet

Deadline: March 8, 2016

Salary: $13.13 – $15.72 Hourly

$1,050.00 – $1,257.69 Biweekly

$27,300.00 – $32,700.00 Annually

Job Description:

Littleton Fire Rescue has a rare opening for a Cadet. The Fire Cadet performs a variety of work for the Fire Department, including Support Services, Administration, Training, Fire Suppression, Public Education and Emergency Medical Services as assigned. These duties include, but are not limited to: purchasing and delivering station supplies; video and audio productions; and compiling and preparing reports.

The City of Littleton offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation and sick time, floating holidays, retirement matching and a dedicated employee health clinic…and more!

Salary range shown is the hiring salary range. There is room for additional salary growth after performance reviews.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


1  Performs routine office activities such as answering telephones, greeting customers, filing

2  Performs routine data entry into computer terminal and verifies accuracy of input.

3  Performs special duties, conducts surveys, and performs related work as assigned by the Support Services Division Chief.

4  Assists Training Officer in video productions;.

5  Copies and collates materials for administration; runs errands for all chief officers and administrative staff.

6  Assists with the purchase and distribution of department supplies.

7  Plans and arranges work schedule and establishes priorities to complete scheduled and assigned work within guidelines provided by supervisor.

8  Observes and follows established city and department polices and procedures in the daily conduct of the job.

9  Operates a city vehicle on a daily basis to pick up and deliver supplies and run departmental errands.

10 Delivers equipment and assists as needed with special events and community functions. Many of these events take place after 5 p.m. and on weekends.

11 Delivers  work  product  and  services  with  responsiveness,  courtesy  and  tact  in personal interactions with customers and staff.

12 Delivers work products and services to customers within assigned work schedule that averages 40 hours per week and is generally performed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.

13 May serve as an Emergency Worker.


1  Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

2  May be assigned to assist with staff support functions such as public education, special event set-up, and station supply purchasing and distribution.


• There are no supervisory duties assigned for this position.

 Education, Formal Training & Experience:


1  Requires graduation from a standard high school course or equivalent; or,

2  Requires an equivalent combination of education, formal training or work experience which produces the knowledge, skill and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position; an

3  Requires a  valid Colorado  Driver’s License  and  a qualifying driver’s history as  prescribed by the city’s Personnel Policies and Procedures.

4  Previous experience in the fire service or desire to become a firefighter is desirable

5  Requires a current Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) certification

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Working Environment:


1  Ability to establish and conduct verbal communications through speaking, talking and hearing.

2  Ability to represent the Fire Department to its best interest when communicating  with the public.

3  Ability to schedule, set-up and coordinate special events.

4  Ability to solicit information via the telephone from other agencies for the purpose of compiling information.

5  Knowledge of computer data entry and skill in inputting and verifying data.

6  Ability to accurately file information alphabetically and numerically.

7 Willingness to perform assigned tasks; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; and ability to get along with others.

8  Ability to keep records and make reports.

9  Knowledge of Fire Department policies and procedures; good organizational skills
The following mental abilities are needed to perform the essential duties of this position: alertness, precision, ingenuity, auditory discrimination, speaking, memory,  judgment, reasoning, creativity, concentration, initiative, patience, persuasiveness, writing ability and imagination.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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