Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District is always recruiting new membership. Black Forest Fire Rescue has several opportunities for volunteer membership within the department. These are:

  • Volunteer Firefighter/EMT
  • Volunteer EMT or Paramedic
  • Volunteer Fire Auxiliary (support position, does not require fire or EMS certifications)

Career staff is hired from the volunteers in most cases. If interested in becoming a volunteer or are applying for a career position (full-time or part-time), please use the link for an online application or come to Fire Station No. 1 at 11445 Teachout Road to obtain an application.

Application for Career and Volunteer membership


If you are interested in obtaining your Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license, contact either:

Pikes Peak Community College or UCHealth Memorial EMS or Penrose St. Francis EMS Institute