Reserve Firefighter Minimum Requirements

As a reserve firefighter with WSFR you will be expected to operate in the same dynamic as our career members. You will be expected to act as a knowledgeable, effective and dependable member of the WSFR team. As a reserve firefighter, you will be expected to prioritize the needs of the Organization, while maintaining a balance in your professional and personal life. Minimum requirements to receive consideration as a potential candidate for the position of Reserve Firefighter are specified below.

  • 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 dedicated to maintaining a high level of physical and mental fitness
  • 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 or agree to obtain certification as an EMT within 3 years of hire date.
  • Must commit to 36 hours/month shift time
  • Must attend required monthly trainings
  • Must attend community/public events indicated by WSFR