Full Time Job Application


The Pueblo Rural Fire Protection District is looking for intelligent, ambitious, motivated people to join our team as a Full Time Firefighter. As an all-hazards department we cover 150 square miles of eastern Pueblo County. Our department provides non-transport Advanced Life Support on all medical calls. Pueblo Rural Fire provides Structural and Wildland Fire protection, Hazmat response, Fire Inspection and Prevention, as well as responding to calls for All-Hazards type emergencies. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Colorado State EMT Basic, EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic.
  • Colorado State Firefighter 1 preferred but not required.
  • Must be 20 years of age at time of testing.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Valid state of Colorado driver’s license
  • Ability to pass Pueblo Rural Fire District Annual Physical Agility Test. (Current CPAT certificate shall be accepted in lieu of PRFD Physical Exam)
  • Ability to pass a written exam with minimum score of 70%

Application opening date January 15, 2024. Application must be received no later than February 16, 2024 @ 1500.

Applications are available online @ puebloruralfire.com and can be sent to:
Chief Furney @ [email protected] or
Assistant Chief Tracy @ [email protected] or
Assistant Chief Passig @ [email protected] or
Assistant Chief DeSiata @ [email protected]

• Pueblo Rural Fire District currently pays 90% of Employee/Family Health Insurance
• Pueblo Rural Fire District retirement is FPPA
• 48/96 shift schedule
• Entry Level Firefighter with EMT-Basic $51,970.00-$56,547.00 00 with annual step increases on the first anniversary date of hire as well as additional incentive pay (see below)
• Entry Level Firefighter with EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic $58,970.00-$63,547.00 with annual step increases on the first anniversary date of hire as well as additional incentive pay (see below)
• Additional annual incentive Pay for the following certifications:

✓ Paramedic- $7000.00
✓ EMT-Intermediate- $7000.00
✓ Firefighter I- $650.00
✓ Firefighter II- $1000.00
✓ HAZ-MAT Technician- $650.00
✓ Fire Science Degree- $2,277.00

Application Check-Off (please include the following with application)
o Copy of Colorado EMT certificate
o Copy of current CPR certificate
o Copy of Valid Colorado Driver’s License
o Copy of CPAT certificate if applicable
o Colorado DMV report
o DD214 if applicable
o 3 letters of reference from non-family members
o Any other Fire, EMS or HAZMAT certificates

Pueblo Rual Fire Protection District is not currently accepting application at this time. Application period was from January 15th to February 16th of 2024 at 1500 MT.

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