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Testing Calendar

The Commission will attempt to adhere to the following schedule.  However, circumstances or unforeseen events may require the rescheduling of testing dates or alteration of this calendar.

Police Officer

The application period for Entry Polic Officer is currently closed.

Lateral Police Officer
Lateral Police 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.


Entry Level Firefighter
Applications will only be accepted from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016. 

Lateral Firefighter
The application period for Lateral Firefighter is currently closed.


  • Applicants will be sent an email to self schedule their testing time after applying.

Testing Calendar

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 2nd 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. 

We also encourage you to take advantage of any programs/services available through the Denver Department of Safety Recruitment Section. 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 Police and Fire testing and events.
Prior to scheduling your test appointment, please read and review all the new minimum employment standards to ensure your eligibility.