Denver Civil Service Commission

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. 

Application and Testing Announcements

  • Police Officer Applicants: Applications and Test Registration Opens On: September 14, 2015 and closes September 25, 2015 for testing in October, 2015.:
    For more information visit: Becoming A Police Officer
  • In State and Out of State Lateral Police testing: Lateral applicants may apply and test in with entry level applicants as testing becomes available. Additional specific lateral only testing dates and academies will be announced at a later time.
    For more information visit: Lateral Police Officer
  • Firefighter Applicants: The application is currently closed.
    For more information visit: Becoming A Firefighter
  • Lateral Firefighter: The application is currently closed. 
    For more information visit:: Lateral Firefighter
  • Fire Systems Technical Specialist (Electronic Technician): The application is currently closed. 
    For more information visit: Fire Systems Technical Specialist

Public Hearing Announcements

Public Hearing - Rule Making

Rule 3: Qualifications for Original Appointment (Proposed Amendments)

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Webb Municipal Bldg., 1st Floor
Career Service Hearing Room
(Near Court Pl. and 15th Street Entrance)
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO  80202

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

Click on the following link for more information:   
Rule 3 Public Hearing Documents


Contact Us

Denver Civil Service Commission
201 W Colfax Ave
Dept 1208, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (720) 913-3370 
Fax: (720) 913-3373

All visitors to the Webb Building are subject to security screening.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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