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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.

Announcement for Denver Fire Mechanic

Job Title:                     Mechanic – Denver Fire Department
Opening Date/Time:    Monday, January 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Closing Date/Time:      Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
Salary:                         $85,227.00 Annually
Location:                     5440 Roslyn St. Bldg. B, Denver, CO 80216

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. We are currently seeking Mechanics.

To Apply:

Application is currently OPEN

Starting at 9:00 a.m. on January 13, 2020, prospective applicants can log onto the Denver Civil Service Commission Website at to create a profile, and complete an online application through Workday (applicant tracking system).  The deadline to submit the online application is Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Written and Practical Test:  Eligible applicants will take a Written Test on January 30, 2020 and a Practical Test at a future date. Refer to the Mechanic Informational Booklet at

Job Description:
Mechanics, under the direct supervision of the Assistant Master Mechanic, shall perform skilled work in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment, fire apparatus, fire suppression/rescue equipment, and life safety equipment.  Additional information can be found in the Mechanic Examination Informational Booklet located on our website at under “Essential Functions of a Mechanic”.

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 additional 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

Office Location:
Denver Post Building
101 W Colfax Ave., 7th Floor
Denver, CO 80202

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


Civil Service Commission

Phone: 720-913-3370 | Fax: 720-913-3373

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

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