Firefighter-Lateral: Aurora Colorado Deadline: December 30, 2016


Firefighter – Lateral

Deadline: December 30, 2016

Salary: $46,620 Annually

Job Description:

The Aurora Fire Department is looking for candidates with current or recent Public Safety experience.
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 like no other. 

Examples of Duties:

  • 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, fire fighting 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 AFD recruiting website.


  • Click here for a list of minimum qualifications for a Lateral Firefighter applicants

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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