Paramedic/Firefighter Careers

SMFR Paramedic/ Firefighters are trained in all aspects of Firefighting and emergency medicine. Paramedic/Firefighter primarily staff one of our 12 transport medic units. Since we are a transporting agency our Paramedics are seen as an integral part of the healthcare system.

We strive to provide best practice emergency medicine through rigorous training. continued education and progressive protocols. Our Paramedics also utilize tablet based EPCR software with dictation services

SMFR has twenty fire stations that are staffed 24/7 with three shifts working rotating 48-96 shift schedule. In 2015, there were 16,762 District calls for service; approximately 61% of them were medical in nature.

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  1. Minimum Qualifications
  2. Hiring Overview
  3. Test Components

Entry-level Paramadic/Firefighter

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Must be 21 years of age or older 
  • Valid CPAT certificate through at least application deadline 
  • Current Colorado EMT-P or National Registry Certificates accepted at time of application; however, National Registry certificate holders must obtain Colorado State Certifications by date of hire
  • CPR Certified for the Professional Rescuer at time of application
  • Current ACLS Provider
  • Possess or be able to obtain a Colorado State driver’s license by date of hire
  • Possess a good driving history and be insurable by the District’s insurance provider
  • Completed heptivac series or on schedule with the shot series or provide recent titer test results
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, criminal history review, physical, fitness/wellness assessment, medical evaluation, drug screen and psychological exam.

Experienced Paramedic/Firefighter

  • 1 year paid Firefighter experience
  • 1 year paid Paramedic experience
  • 400 hours approved academy or an equivalent
  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Must be 21 years of age or older 
  • Valid CPAT certificate through at least application deadline 
  • Current Colorado EMT-P or National Registry Certificates accepted at time of application; however, National Registry certificate holders must obtain Colorado State Certifications by date of hire
  • CPR Certified for the Professional Rescuer at time of application
  • Current ACLS Provider
  • Possess or be able to obtain a Colorado State driver’s license by date of hire
  • Possess a good driving history and be insurable by the District’s insurance provider
  • Completed heptivac series or on schedule with the shot series or provide recent titer test results
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, criminal history review, physical, fitness/wellness assessment, medical evaluation, drug screen and psychological exam.