BECOMING A FIREFIGHTER

 

Firefighter Applicants: The Commission will open the on-line application period for Entry-level Firefighter at 9:00 a.m. November 18, 2013 for testing appointments scheduled for January and February 2014. Click Here to apply.

All scheduling is done on a first come, first-served basis. In order to secure a scheduled test appointment, an application must be completed on-line. On the day of the written test, applicants should arrive at the Civil Service Commission office on the 7th floor of the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building at least 15 minutes prior to their scheduled test appointment. The test will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. and late arrivals will not be admitted.

 
If all test appointments are filled or if an applicant does not have a scheduled test appointment, he/she can "walk-in" on any scheduled test date between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. to sign up as a "walk-in". If there are available computer test stations at the close of that day’s registration then "walk-in's" will be allowed to test on a first come, first-served basis. "Walk-in's" must complete an application and pre-register on-line at: www.denvergov.org/civilservice.

 
We also encourage you to take advantage of any programs/services available through the Denver Department of Safety Recruitment Unit. This includes the practice test sessions conducted at our facilities (See Recruitment.)

 
You may fill out a Recruitment Interest Form to be notified about upcoming testing and events.
Prior to scheduling a test appointment or prior to testing, please review the following information to verify that you meet the minimum qualifications required to be a Denver Firefighter or to access materials that will aid you in your test preparation.

Firefighter Physical Ability Test: For further information:
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