Capt Craig Freeman

Lake Dillon Fire Protection District (CO) FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

Lake Dillon Fire Protection District (CO) is accepting apps for FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC . Until Oct. 24, 2016.  Salary $55,269 annually. For details about this career and over 3,500 other fire departments looking to hire firefighters Join today…  Fill out your PROFILE and get access to thousands of career firefighter recruitment’s across the Country.  FREE 7 Day Pass


Career Opportunity

Full-Time Firefighter Paramedic

Lake Dillon Fire Protection District is now collecting applications for Career Firefighter/Paramedic. Deadline for applications is 5:00PM Monday, October 24th, 2016. Firefighter/EMT-Basic applications will be accepted in May of 2017. Application materials must include LDFPD application/consent form, resume, cover letter and copies of applicable certificates or transcripts for which LDFPD is expressly searching.


The general responsibilities of this position include; under direct supervision, responding to fire alarms, hazmat and other emergency calls to protect life and property; combating, extinguishing and preventing structure and wildland fires; driving emergency apparatus; participating in rescue extrication operations and providing advanced emergency medical care to the sick or injured. Duties are frequently performed in severe, high-alpine environment conditions that include temperatures as low as -40°F, extreme winds and heavy snowfall.

Lake Dillon Fire Protection District’s area of response encompasses the Towns of Silverthorne, Dillon, Frisco, Montezuma and the unincorporated areas of Keystone, Summit Cove and Farmers Korner. Summit County, Colorado is a small, but diverse community. First responders in our District experience a wide variety of emergency calls, and frequently interact with members of Red, White & Blue Fire District, Copper Mountain Fire Department and Summit County Ambulance Service.


  • Previous first responder experience typically attained with 2-3 years experience. (volunteer, EMS, resident or career experience applies)
  • Current CO/IFSAC Firefighter I
  • Current CO/IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations Certification
  • National Registry Paramedic
  • Current CO EMT-Paramedic, and current CPR/AED certification
  • Incident Command System I-200, I-700


  • Red Card or S-130/S-190 Wildland Firefighter Certification
  • Demonstrated organizational, tactical, technical and communication skills preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude and computer skills required


  • Valid CO driver’s license or eligibility to obtain within 30 days.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Extensive background evaluation, pre-employment drug screening and physical ability tests are conducted. Subject to post-offer/pre-employment medical examination.


  • Minimum Starting Salary:
  • FF EMT-Paramedic – $55,269 (with routine OT – $59,762)
  • Adjustments to starting rate are dependent upon on qualifications and previous experience. Pay increases are based on performance, longevity and completion of additional qualifications.
  • Entire salary range is $55,269 – $78,717 (with routine OT $59,762 – $85,115)
  • Position is eligible for full benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, Health Reimbursement or Health Savings Account, FPPA Pension, Life and Disability coverage and numerous training opportunities.

Submission instructions are included in the Application Packet

Contact HR Manager Matt Scheer at (970) 262-5107 for more information.

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