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About the Departments & Requirements

Each Department involved in the NCFRC has different requirements for applicants. Below is a list of general requirements and each department will specify if thier requirements vary.

General Requirements are as follows:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

  • State of Colorado and/or National Registry EMT-Basic certification

  • Current CPR certification (AHA BLS Provider or equivalent)

  • Current Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) certificate

  • CPAT must be presented before time of hire

  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800

About the Departments

Southeast Weld Fire Protection District is an all-hazards Fire Department that is staffed with a combination of career and volunteer/reserve firefighters. The Fire District encompasses 405 square miles in Weld County and 87 square miles in Adams County, including the Town of Keenesburg, and the unincorporated areas of Prospect Valley and Roggen. In addition, SEWFPD encompasses significant portions of Interstate 76, State Highway 52 and State Highway 79. 


Fully-time staff provide 24/7 coverage and reside at Station 1 in Keenesburg and Station 2 in Prospect Valley. We have an additional, fully equipped station strategically located in Roggen to serve the members of our communities. In addition, we operate an Advanced Life Support Paramedic Transport Ambulance as well as a Basic Life Support Transport Ambulance. 

Frederick-Firestone Fire District is an “All-Hazards” emergency response agency that provides ALS transport services to the Towns of Frederick and Firestone, Colorado. The District currently provides 24/7 coverage to a 36 square mile response area along the Northern Front Range with easy access to the Rocky Mountains. We serve a population over 36,000 residents. FFFPD is a progressive fire district, which holds an ISO-2 rating. The District currently employs over 70 uniformed and civilian personnel. Each of the District’s four stations are staffed 24/7 with Firefighter/EMTs and Paramedics. All firefighters are career and work a 48/96 schedule. 

The Fort Lupton Fire Protection District is considered a combination agency and is comprised of 38 career firefighters, four (4) administrative staff, three (3) office personnel, two (2) maintenance personnel, and six District volunteer firefighters. There are twelve firefighters on duty to provide 24-hour coverage with response from three stations to a District that covers 88 square miles. New volunteer members of the department are recruited year-round and are required to be certified as a State of Colorado Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Emergency Medical Technician. Specialized training for members includes Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials Technician, high and low angle rope rescue, ice rescue, swift water rescue, advanced vehicle extrication, and incident command training.


The Fire District provides Basic Life Support (BLS) services for immediate life-threatening emergencies. The Advanced Life Support (ALS) response units are Banner Health Ambulance Paramedic 11 is in Fort Lupton at Fire Station 1 and Paramedic 12 is located at Station 2. There is always a Paramedic and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) staffed on each ambulance. The fire department has a long standing strong relationship with the community.

The Hudson Fire Protection District is an All-Hazards agency that serves approximately 96 square miles in southern Weld County, Colorado. We are committed to our customers, and it is our goal to provide quality fire suppression, fire prevention, life safety, and property conservation, as well as emergency medical services to the Town of Hudson, the Town of Lochbuie, and the surrounding rural areas. HFPD is a career department, that responds out of 2 full time staffed fire stations, which operate 24/7, 365. We do also offer a reserve firefighter stipend program. (Currently we do not have any reserves)

In 2022 the Eaton Fire Protection District responded to over 1000 calls in our 64 square mile district and provide assistance to its surrounding emergency services partners. Our organizational focus is to provide the best service delivery to the communities that we serve, by placing an emphasis on retaining our career and part time staff. The district expects the core functions of diligent firefighting, BLS patient care, fire prevention and community support. Our department is motivated to develop critical thinking, highly skilled firefighters. Stop by to meet our staff and find out more.

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