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
  • Future Montana CPAT Orientation, Practice, and Testing information TBD.
  • A written exam is no longer required for 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 does not currently have position openings for Firefighters/EMT/Paramedics. BSFD accepts any CPAT certification completed within the previous year of an application due date deadline when position openings are available.