Welcome to the Denver Fire Department

The Denver Fire Department is dedicated to:

Providing quality, timely, and professional emergency services to those who live in, work in, and visit the City and County of Denver and the communities we serve. Respecting each other through trust, pride, diversity, integrity, and training. Working together to achieve the highest levels of preparedness, prevention, and community involvement with a dedication to purpose.

Denver Fire Chief

Eric Tade, Fire Chief

Career Opportunities

The Denver Fire Department application process occurs every other year, and academy classes are conducted on an as-needed basis. Written tests, the first phase of the recruitment process, will be administered in January and February 2014. A limited number of walk-in testing slots will be available. Please visit www.denvergov.org/civilservice for info. The Denver Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer. To view job-related information and documents, please visit our Career Opportunity Page.

In 2012, Denver voters approved Measure 2A to invest in critical services, including Denver Fire Department Academy classes and new fire apparatus.