Reserve Firefighter Minimum Requirements

Your role as a reserve firefighter with WSFR is a very critical component to our operations. In fact you will be required to perform the same tasks and activities of a career firefighter. Life Safety is the number 1 priority in the fire service and is the foundation for WSFR eligibility requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s license
  • Must be eligible for employment in the United States
  • Must be in excellent physical condition
  • Must possess a Colorado State FF1 and Hazmat Operations Certification or be willing to attend a FF1 Academy
  • Must possess a valid CPAT certificate
  • Must be a EMT (within 3 years of start date)
  • Must commit to 36 hours/month shift time
  • Must attend required training’s
  • Must attend community/public events