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The Civil Service Commission is responsible for administering the testing process for entry-level and promotional positions within the Denver Fire and Police Departments, policy administration, and hearing disciplinary appeals of classified members. Through this website, you can obtain valuable career information and opportunities for testing.

Police Applicants:

The application for Entry Level Police is currently CLOSED.

Application will open: July 24 through August 2, 2019
Open Application testing will be: Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 2019
and Monday, August 20, 2019

Firefighter Applicants:

For Mentored Applicants:

The application for the Mentored session is currently Closed.

Application will Open May 13-15, 2019

Open Application testing will be: 
May 28-June 1, 2019 and June 3-June 8,2019
(no testing on June 6th)

The application for all others is currently CLOSED

We have met the 400 open applications that were available.
Application is now closed.
Application will Open May 22-24, 2019
Open Application testing will be: June 10-12, 14 and 17, 2019


New Application System

We have recently implemented a new application system.  Below you will find information to assist
in applying to an open Job Posting.

Prior to applying for any job posting, please review the Applicant Informational Booklets available for
Firefighter and Police Officer to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications and to understand the
testing/screening process.

As part of the application process you will need the required documents ready to upload to your application:

  • Birth Certificate
  • High School Diploma or Transcript
  • DD214 (if applicable) Member 4 or Service 2 copy
  • Resume (not required but helpful to import general information to your application)

Applying for a Firefighter or Police Officer position.  Follow these steps:

  1. All positions at the City and County of Denver are posted on the Career Site
  2. Police and Fire positions are also posted on this Website.
  3. You will be required to create an account using your email address, the first time you apply for a position.  Please remember your login ID/password as the Commission will not be able to help you reset your ID/password 
  4. When applying for a position, you can upload your resume to help populate your work experience and education portions of the application. Uploading a resume is optional.
  5. After you have entered your contact information, contact experience and education, you will answer a series of application questions.  Please answer these questions honestly and completely.  During this time you may be requested to upload additional documents if available.
  6.  Throughout the application process, you will be required to log in to your career site account to check for addtional tasks and to view the status of your application. Also check your personal email accounts for required tasks and information.  Those emails will be coming from


Notice of Hearing


Rule 5: Examination, Screening and Other Requirements for Original Appointment

Date:  Thursday, May 23 2019 

Time:  9:30 a.m. (Preceding a regular Commission Meeting)

Denver Post Bldg., 7th Floor Room 761
101 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80202

Contact Us

Denver Civil Service Commission
101 W Colfax Ave 7th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (720) 913-3370 
Fax: (720) 913-3373


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All visitors to the Denver POST Building are required to check in at the Security Desk.

Mailing address:

Denver Civil Service Commission
201 W. Colfax Ave Dept. 1208
Denver, CO 80202

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Emergencies: 911
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