Thornton Colorado is now hiring for the position of Firefighter IV. The salary for this firefighter job is $56,648.00 Annually, and the closing date is: 4/22/19. The requirements for this job are:
High school diploma or GED. Outside experience will be evaluated to determine the extent of equivalency to the duties of a Thornton Firefighter.
No City of Thornton experience required.
Valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record.
Possession and maintenance of a current State of Colorado or National Registry EMT/B or higher certification approved by the City’s Medical Provider or his/her designee. Possession and maintenance of a current State of Colorado Firefighter I or higher certification issued by either the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board accreditation programs within six months of completing the fire recruit training academy. Equivalent certifications may be considered.
All Firefighters hired after November 1, 2010, not already certified by the State of Colorado at the EMT-Paramedic level may, at the City of Thornton’s discretion, be required to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Paramedic Certification and remain in good standing as a condition of continued employment.
Thornton retains the rights to schedule the employee’s attendance at the National Registry Paramedic Certification training program as it deems necessary based on current scheduling and staffing needs, as well as discontinue the training at any time. The City reserves the right to select the National Registry Paramedic Program the employee will attend and modify the employee’s work schedule as necessary for school attendance.