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The Wellington Fire Protection District (WFPD) is seeking qualified applicants to fill current vacancies and to establish an eligibility list for the position of

Part-time Firefighter-EMT 

The Part-time Firefighter is a paid sworn member of the fire district that is required to shift a minimum of 24 hours per month at the fire station in 24-hour increments, (0700-0700 hours). This position is also eligible to fill vacancies of less than 24 hours or respond to emergency callbacks. This position is supervised by the Shift Lieutenant, and duties include emergency response, public education, training, station and equipment maintenance, among others.


WFPD is a growing, progressive combination fire district that operates three shifts out of two staffed stations, and its employees work a 48/96 shift schedule. The Part-time Firefighter will be compensated on an hourly basis for actual hours worked each 14-day pay period. The pay range is currently $18.05 - $27.08/hour depending upon qualifications and ranks qualified to fill.

Minimum requirements: 

  • Must currently be working as or have left in good standing as a full-time firefighter with another Colorado fire agency

  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License

  • Current State of Colorado of National Registry EMTB

  • Current CPR Provider

  • Current Colorado State IFSAC/ProBoard/CMCB FFI (FFII certificate is preferred)

  • Current Colorado State IFSAC/ProBoard/CMCB Hazmat Awareness and Operations

  • NWCG Red Card

  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, & 800 (Available online)



To apply complete an application packet including:

  • DISTRICT Employment Application and Waivers (ALL signatures required)

  • Cover letter describing your interest and qualifications

  • Proof of current qualifications (qualifications other than listed above may be used to determine compensation)

  • Send the packet to 

  • This is an open application period. Applications will be reviewed as received and positions filled on an as-needed basis

  • Any application packets that are incomplete may not be considered for current openings but may be accepted and retained for future selection processes


Questions: Please email all questions to

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