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Public Safety Employment

Thank you for your interest in a unique and exciting career in public safety with the safest large city in Colorado. Under city charter, the Civil Service Commission is responsible for administering the separate Civil Service System to include hiring uniformed members of the Aurora Police Department and Aurora Fire Rescue.

Please fill out a Job Interest Card to receive an automatic e-mail notification when an application period for police and/or fire is posted by the commission.

The Civil Service Commission only accepts online applications. Prospective candidates are required to pass the National Testing Network FireTEAM or Frontline National written exam. The exam can be taken at any time regardless if there is an application period open. Click here for more information 

About the Civil Service Commission

Click here for Civil Service Commission Information, Agendas and Minutes

Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations - Pre Amendment

Hiring Process Only Amendment to CSC Rules & Regs Updated 8-8-23

Mission Statement

Police Applicant Information

Fire Applicant Information

Current Aurora Public Safety Employees CLICK HERE to register for promotional exam notices. (Exam results and current certification lists can be found on this page below "UPCOMING PROMOTIONAL PROCESS TENTATIVE DATES".) You must register to participate by submitting an application for the promotional position by using the above link. This will serve as your "letter of intent". The posting includes a description of the eligibility requirements, deadlines, and reading list. Once you submit your application you will receive e-mail notices of any updates as well as your scores throughout the promotional process.


*Dates subject to change*


(Past Police exam notices including reading lists can be found on the Police Department’s K drive resource library )

Written Sep. 6, 2022
AC Sep. 26-28, 2023 

Written July 12, 2023
AC August 22, 2023

Written Aug. 2, 2023
AC Aug. 23, 2023

AC July 25, 2023


(Past Fire exam notices including reading lists can be found on Fire Department SharePoint training)

Written May 17, 2023
Practical Jun 13-15, 2023

Written Jan 18, 2023
AC Feb. 14-16, 2023

Written Mar. 15, 2023
AC Apr. 12-13, 2023 

For information, call 303.326.8931 or email [email protected].

The city of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant for employment or employee shall be discriminated against because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. The city shall develop and maintain a plan for diversity. Through its staff, the city shall periodically analyze its employment related practices and its plan for diversity to ensure compliance with this policy.

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