Montana Firefighter Testing Consortium

The Big Sky Fire Department (BSFD) is a member of the Montana Firefighter Testing Consortium (MFTC) along with other Montana state fire departments including Belgrade, Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Havre, Helena, Miles City, Lockwood Fire District, Kalispell, Frenchtown Rural Fire, City of Missoula Fire Department and the Missoula Rural Fire District.  

Testing Information

  • A fee is required. 
  • Individuals interested in registering for the Consortium can complete their registration at
  • CPAT Orientation, Practice, and Testing will be held at Billings Metra Park Pavillion on Monday, April 22, 2024 and Tuesday, April 23, 2024.
  • A written exam is no longer required as a part of the testing process.  
  • If you have never taken a CPAT, we highly encourage you to attend the CPAT Orientation and CPAT Practice Test first. 

Big Sky Fire Department Career Firefighter EMT/Paramedic Employment Opportunities: Big Sky Fire Department currently has position openings for Firefighter/EMTs and is accepting applications until the application period closes on May 31, 2024 at 4:00PM Mountain Time. BSFD accepts any CPAT certification successfully completed within the previous year of the application due date deadline.

. To access the online application and employment details for this opening, please see the position posting.