Firefighter: Aurora Colorado Deadline: January 1, 2018


Deadline: January 1, 2018

Salary: $47,203 Annually

Job Description:


The Civil Service Commission is accepting applications toward establishing a new Aurora Fire Rescue Entry-Level Prospective Employment List (PEL).  Applicants passing the minimum qualifications will be invited to take the FireTeam video exam which will be offered at various times during January 2018.  You must take the exam during this time in order to be considered for the PEL that will be used to fill future academies with the next projected academy in May 2018.  There is a $15 administrative fee for the exam.

If you are motivated, self-directed, in good physical condition and believe in Honor, Duty and Integrity, the Aurora Fire Department can offer you a career unlike any other.  Visit the AFR recruiting website for more information about becoming an Aurora Firefighter.

Examples of Duties

A comprehensive list of a firefighter’s duties is not possible, but those working within the Aurora Fire Department perform some of the following functions:

-Responds to fire, rescue and emergency medical calls for service including providing fire suppression, emergency medical treatment, and assistance to technical rescue teams as assigned.
-Responds to and stabilizes incident area in hazardous materials incidents
-Designates and establishes safe medical treatment area for the assessment, treatment, stabilization and transportation of patients according to medical protocol and level of emergency medical certification.
-Participates in training to maintain and upgrade current physical fitness, firefighting, and emergency medical skills.
-Cleans, maintains, and inspects apparatus and equipment checks every shift.
-Cleans, maintains, and performs duties related to the maintenance and repair of fire station facility and equipment.
-Responds to requests for public assistance for moving invalids, welfare checks, smoke and Carbon Monoxide monitor checks, blood pressure, first aid standby, and bomb threats.
-Provides fire safety, prevention, health assessments, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid training in the public schools or to other community groups upon request.
-Resolves routine problems encountered in performance of work assignments.
-Performs other related duties as assigned.

For more information visit the AFR recruiting website.


Click here (Download PDF reader) for a list of minimum qualifications and automatic disqualifications

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

City’s Website Click HERE


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