Durango Fire Protection District (DFPD) believes that hiring qualified individuals to fill positions is essential to the overall strategic success of DFPD. Each employee is hired to make significant contributions to DFPD.


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Durango Fire & Rescue is currently accepting applications for Human Resource Administrator. The position is a full-time, salaried, exempt position with full benefits.

Qualifications to apply:

  • College degree, with Bachelor’s preferred.
    • SHRM Certified Professional, (SHRM-CP) credential preferred.
    • Three years of proven Human Resources experience with a preference in public sector.

To be considered for the interview process the following items are due no later than Friday, March 24, 2017 at NOON MDT.
  • Cover letter explaining the experience, knowledge and skills to meet the criteria in the job description.
    • Application for Employment – all sections completed.
  • Resume.

The hiring process will consist of an interview, in-box exercise, and scenario resolution. Applications will be reviewed the week of March 27th, with interviews scheduled for the week of April 3rd, 2017.

To obtain an application packet, please contact Liz James at liz.james@durangofire.org or 970-382-6021


Durango Fire & Rescue is currently accepting applications for Fire Inspector. The position is a full-time, non-exempt, hourly position with full benefits.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • International Code Council Fire Inspector 1 certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • An Associate’s Degree and/or 3 years with the fire service or background in a code enforcement related field
  • State of Colorado Division of Fire Safety School Inspector 1 certification
  • International Code Council Fire Inspector II certification
 
To obtain an application packet, please contact Liz James at liz.james@durangofire.org. Applications are due by NOON on Friday, March 10, 2017.
 
Please contact Fire Marshal Hanks at karola.hanks@durangofire.org with questions about the position.


Summer Wildland Firefighters

Durango Fire is currently accepting applications for Summer Wildland Firefighters. The positions are temporary, full-time, non-exempt, hourly positions with partial benefits.
 
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED, I-100, S-130, S-190, L-180, valid driver’s license and CPR with a preference on an EMT Basic certification. If hired must complete RT-130 and CPR refresher. The I-100 certification can be obtained online at www.fema.com
 
To be considered for a position applications must be received by noon on Friday, February 24, 2017.
 
Please contact Jodi Hayden at jodi.hayden@durangofire.org or 970-382-6002 for more information.

Durango Fire & Rescue is currently accepting applications for part time firefighter medics.

Durango Fire & Rescue is currently accepting applications for part time firefighter medics. The minimum requirements to apply are: a high school diploma or GED, Firefighter 1 certification (State of Colorado, IFSAC or Pro Board), State of Colorado certified or national registered EMT Basic or higher, Hazmat Operations (State of Colorado, IFSAC, or Pro Board), valid driver’s license.

Applications are due April 1, 2016. For more information or an application packet, please contact Jodi Hayden at jodi.hayden@durangofire.org or 970-382-6002


2016 Volunteer Recruitment – Application Deadline May 13, 2016.

Durango Fire and Rescue relies heavily on our dedicated volunteers. Thirteen of our sixteen stations are operated by our volunteers. DFPD’s volunteers operate as Firefighters, Wildland Firefighters, First Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians, Technical Rescuers, Hazardous Material Responders, and much more. The next Volunteer Recruitment class will be in the Summer of 2016. For more information on our program requirements, expectations, and options, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator. Captain Greg Childress can be reached at 970-382-6007 or at greg.childreess@durangofire.org

Applications are available from this page. Deadline for applications is May 13, 2016

For more information or to turn in an application, please contact Human Resource Director, Jodi Hayden by
EMAIL or 970-382-6002

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