Certification Tester Information


Note:  We are not hiring certification testers at this time.

Certification Testers Must: 

  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times while representing the Utah Fire Service Certification Council (UFSCC).
  • Attend update training every year or as determined by the Certification Council.
  • Adhere to all certification tester policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be an active member of a fire department in Utah.
  • Be certified, as a minimum Firefighter I. It is strongly recommended the person is certified as Instructor I.
  • Be state certified at equal or higher to the level they are testing unless otherwise approved by the Certification Council.

Required Application Documents:

  • Completed Certification Tester Application 
  • Resume
  • Two current letters of recommendation
    • One letter must be from your current chief/administrator.  If you are the chief/administrator, one letter must be from the mayor of your city/town.
    • In-House testers will only need one letter
  • "Memo of Understanding" signed by applicant and chief.

Travel Reimbursements

Mileage rates: Current rate is .535/mile. Lodging: Applicable to testers who travel over 100 miles to test. (Needs prior approval from certification Coordinator or Program Manager.) Meals: (Only applicable with an overnight stay) Breakfast $10, Lunch $13, and Dinner $16.