Join Our Team

Join our team

Welcome to the Arvada Fire recruitment webpage. Whether you are a prospective firefighter, administrative professional, or maintenance specialist and beyond, we’re glad that your search has led you to explore the opportunities our agency offers.

Browse this page to learn more about Arvada Fire, our community, our competitive pay and benefits, and what it takes to be employed here. Questions? We’re happy to answer them and assist you in taking your next big career step. Fill out our form and a member of our recruiting team will contact you to answer your question.

Arvada Fire's summer/fall hiring cycle has just closed. We will share information and details about upcoming hiring cycles as soon as those plans are confirmed. 

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  1. Who We Are
  2. Benefits and Qualifications
  3. About Our District
  4. How to Become a Firefighter

An Arvada Fire company standing in front of their apparatus at Station 2.Arvada Fire maintains nine active fire stations throughout approximately 43 square miles in the City of Arvada, the northern portion of the City of Wheat Ridge, and portions of unincorporated Jefferson County.

We have nearly 200 employees who serve approximately 133,000 citizens. We proudly serve our citizens and each other with dedication, integrity, compassion, courage, and respect. Arvada Fire is a special district formed in 1949 and governed by a five-member board of directors elected by voters.

Line personnel work a 48/96 shift schedule which consists of two consecutive 24-hour shifts on-duty followed by four days off. Our members provide the citizens of our district with world-class fire suppression, life safety, and emergency medical services. Additionally, Arvada Fire has the following specialty teams that respond to specific emergencies:

  • Hazardous Materials
  • Technical Rescue
  • Water and Ice Rescue
  • Wildland Response

Arvada Fire is internationally accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and has been awarded a Class 1 Public Protection Classification (PPC) from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). We are one of eight agencies in Colorado and 113 nationally with accreditation and an ISO Class 1 rating.

We’re a progressive agency with a supportive culture, opportunities to shape your career, dedication to responder safety, and an exceptional reputation for medicine, fire tactics, and special operations. We provide our members with first-rate training, Personal Protective Equipment, and cutting-edge technology before, during, and after responses. 

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