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Entry Level Firefighter Job Post 2022.pdf

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Positions:                        Entry Level Firefighter EMT/ Entry Level Firefighter Paramedic

2023 Salary:                    $81,798 Firefighter Paramedic IV

                                             $67,363 Firefighter EMT IV


Benefits:                           Benefits-eligible (including group medical, dental, and vision, Long Term and Short-Term Disability, Life, Flexible Spending Plan, and Supplemental Insurance)

Status:                               FLSA Non-Exempt

Union Status:                 Union; covered under Collective Bargaining Agreement

Shift schedule:              48/96


Application period:

October 17 – November 18, 2022


Deadline for application:                               November 18, 2022, 11:59 pm

All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the application deadline.


Application materials to be submitted:      Cover letter


                                                                             Completed MVFR application

                                                                             Copies of all licenses, certifications, and documents as per application

                                                                             Completed NTN FireTEAM test by the application deadline.

                                                                             Valid CPAT Certification


How to apply:

                                                                             MVFR Career Site – Click here to apply



Recruitment Timeline: 



10/17/2022 - 11/18/2022

Open Application Period

12/05/2022 - 12/16/2022

Skills Assessment Center and Interviews

01/17/2022 - 01/16/2022

Medical Testing


Entry Level Academy


Position Qualifications:

All candidates must meet all of the following minimum qualifications by the application deadline in order to be considered for the position:        


General Requirements of Eligibility

·        Must be of good moral character

·        Must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age

·        Must possess a valid Drivers’ License

·        Must have a clean driving record

·        Must complete and submit a Mountain View Fire Rescue application along with all other required documentation per application


·        High school diploma or GED

·        Associates Degree from an accredited college or university is highly desirable

Minimum Licensing/Certification Requirements:

·        Must possess a State of Colorado EMT or Paramedic certification or National Registry

·        Must possess American Heart Association (AHA) CPR and ACLS certifications, as required for EMT or Paramedic

·        Completed NTN FireTEAM test by the application deadline.

·        Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT), current certification

Preferred Certifications:

·        State of Colorado Division of Fire Safety Firefighter I certification

·        State of Colorado Division of Fire Safety Hazardous Material Operations certification


Applicants will be required to complete the following examinations:

·        National Testing Network – FireTEAM exam

-        Go to website (this is NTN website) to schedule a test time for the written exam.


·     Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

-        Candidates who do not already possess a current Candidate Physical Ability Test card, can visit for more information and schedule a Candidate Physical Ability test through Aims Community College.



Members of the Mountain View Fire Board of Directors

Any applicant who is unable to pass any portion of the selection or introductory process

Any applicant who does not meet the minimum requirements for the position by the application deadline



In addition to the intangible benefits derived by service to the community and gaining invaluable training and experience MVFR offers:

·        Highly competitive wages

·        FPPA Pension

·        48/96 Shift Schedule

·        Generous Benefits

o   Medical, Dental, Vision

o   Flexible Spending Account

o   Short & Long-term disability

o   Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance

o   Supplemental Insurance

·        Employee Assistance Program

·        Annual Uniform Allowance

·        Access to fitness facilities

·        Continuing Education and Advanced Training in

o   Structural and Wildland Firefighting

o   Emergency Medical Response

o   Hazardous Material and Vehicle Extrication

o   Heavy Rescue and Technical Rescue

·        National Fire Academy Courses

·        Tuition Reimbursement

·        Career Guidance and Development

Testing and Assessments

All applicants will be required to successfully complete a battery of assessments to determine suitability for the position they are applying for.

At a minimum the candidate will be subjected to the following assessments:

·        Practical assessment of EMS skills commensurate with the position being applied for (i.e., Paramedic, EMT)

·        Oral board with employees of the district

·        Interview with the Chief of the District

Candidates who are made a conditional offer will be required to successfully pass the following:

·        Integrity Interview & Background Investigation

·        Medical Exam with Drug Screening to include VO2 Max


Successful candidates will be placed on the active Hiring List. 


If you have any questions about becoming an Entry Level Firefighter with Mountain View Fire Rescue, please contact Human Resources at:


Gina Daly, HR Assistant

Phone: 720-900-4027


More information is available at