To Apply please fill out and submit both forms below:

Application for Employment

Background Disclosure and Authorization Form


Applications may be requested by phone at (970) 532-2264 or by sending your request to:

Berthoud Fire Protection District
PO BOX 570
275 Mountain Ave.
Berthoud, CO 80513

The front office is open Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and all applications may be dropped off during these hours.

An Applicant will not be given further consideration for employment with the Berthoud Fire Protection District if any of the following exists:


  1. Felony Conviction
    B. Class I/II misdemeanor conviction in the last ten (10) years
    C. Class III misdemeanor conviction in the last five (5) years


  1. Class A Violations:
    1. Any alcohol or drug related traffic offense in the last three (3) years.
    2. Any action against the status of a driver’s license in the last three (3) years, ie. , Suspension, revocation, etc.
    3. Operating a motor vehicle while the license is under suspension, revocation, etc.
    4. Using a motor vehicle in the commission of a felony.
    5. Vehicular/negligent homicide or vehicular assault.
    6. Operating a motor vehicle without the permission of the owner.
    7. An offense of reckless driving in the last three (3) years.
    8. Leaving the scene of an accident.
    9. Permitting an unlicensed driver to operate a motor vehicle.
  2. Class B Violations
    1. An offense of no insurance in the last two (2) years.
    2. All moving violations not listed as a Type A violation.

The Berthoud Fire Protection District reserves the right to determine a passing status, where the driver’s driving history has exhibited a lack of responsibility or disregard for the law.


Class “A” Violation
An individual who has a Class “A” violation within the past three (3) years normally receives a license suspension from the Department of Motor Vehicles, which issues the license. The position of our insurance carrier with individuals convicted of a Class “A” violation will be suspended from driving our insured vehicles for a period of 18 months.


Designation of Type A and Type B violations are based on a survey of state point systems. Violations receiving higher numbers of points are classed as Type A.

Type A Violations
1. Driving while intoxicated.
2. Driving under the influence of drugs.
3. Negligent homicide arising out of the use of a motor vehicle (gross negligence).
4. Operating during a period of suspensions or revocation.
5. Using a motor vehicle for the commissions of a felony.
6. Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle.
7. Operating a motor vehicle without owners’ authority.
8. Permitting an unlicensed person to drive.
9. Reckless driving.
10. Hit and run driving.

Type B Violations
All moving violations not listed as Type A violations. (Exceeding posted speed limit is a Type B violation).