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

Reserve Firefighter-EMT 

The Reserve Firefighter is a non-paid sworn member of the fire district that is required to shift 48 hours per month at the fire station in 24-hour increments (24 or 48 hours), (0700-0700 hours). 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 Reserve Firefighter receives a monthly stipend and will gain firefighter and EMS experience in a progressive and fun environment.


Minimum requirements: (Required by start date)

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License

  • Current State of Colorado EMTB

  • Current AHA CPR Provider

  • CPAT certificate

  • Current Colorado State IFSAC/ProBoard FFI

  • Current Colorado State IFSAC/ProBoard 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 (only those listed above)

  • Send the packet to 

  • Any applicant that is currently on an active WFPD full-time Career Firefighter-EMT eligibility list need only submit their cover letter and any above stated certifications not already submitted

  • This will be an open recruitment and application process. Applications will be reviewed and processed as received and utilized to fill current vacancies.

  • Any application packets that are incomplete will 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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