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The Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Department is accepting applications to fill the newly created position of Assistant Chief


Announcement Period 01 March 2019 to 29 March 2019

This is an exempt position. Incumbent works with the Fire Chief and staff of the Fire/Rescue Department providing leadership for day-to-day fire/rescue operations, and managerial and

administrative work related to the development and delivery of major fire and emergency medical

service programs.


Position Summary:


Under the direction of the Fire Chief the Assistant Chief will plan for, direct, and oversee the operations of the department. The Assistant Chief will assume the role of Chief in the Chief’s absence. The incumbent will provide for administration and direction of the Fire/Rescue Department including all activities and services

relating to the department training programs, facilities, communications, staff management, budget management, equipment allocation and inspections. This position also involves considerable interaction with government and

community leaders and other emergency service providers in and outside of the municipality.


Ideal Candidate’s Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Service Management, Fire Administration, or Public Administration preferred or ten (10) years of progressively responsible fire/rescue experience with either a volunteer, career, or combination fire/rescue department.
  • Wisconsin Firefighter 1 and 2 certification
  • Wisconsin Fire Instructor certification or obtain within 18 months of hire
  • Five (5) years experience as a Chief Officer which involved duties similar to those of this position.
  • Wisconsin licensed Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic.

A combination of education and/or experience may be considered. Successful candidates will be invited for oral and written assessments. Following conditional offers a pre-employment criminal background investigation, drug screening tests and complete medical physical exam will be conducted.


Special Requirement:

Successful candidates will live within 30 minutes of the Salem Lakes Fire Station #1 within 1 year of employment.


Instructions:

Applications may be picked up from Salem Lakes Station 1, Salem Lakes Village Hall or downloaded from the Village of Salem Lakes website, from the Fire/Rescue tab.


Submit a completed application, including certificates and licenses, and a resume with a cover letter to the Fire Chief’s office at Salem Lakes Station 1 by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date listed above or if mailed must be postmarked by the closing date. 


The mailing address is 11252 254th Ct., Trevor, WI 53179.


A copy of the position description is available from the Fire Chief or on villageofsalemlakes.org/.


For assistance with application process or any questions please contact Mike Slover at 262-298-5631 or the duty officer phone 

262-620-3880.


The Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Department is accepting applications to establish a one (1) year hiring list for Firefighter/Paramedic

Announcement Period 01 March 2019 to 01 April 2019

Personnel must meet the minimum qualifications as listed below.

Position Functions:
The target position performs technical level firefighting duties, participates with station duties, public education,
fire inspections, department training, and other job related tasks as required. This position additionally is to perform as a paraprofessional in providing pre-hospital emergency care as a Wisconsin Paramedic.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Wisconsin Firefighter 1 certification
  • Wisconsin Firefighter 2 preferred
  • Two years of progressively responsible fire/rescue experience with either a volunteer, career, or combination fire/rescue department.
  • Wisconsin licensed Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic or applicants currently enrolled in a Paramedic program and Wisconsin Paramedic licensing date in calendar year 2019.

Special Requirement:
Successful candidates will live within 30 minutes of the Salem Lakes Fire Station #1 within 1 year of employment.

Qualified applicants, that meet minimum qualification, will be invited for an initial interview (date to be announced).

Successful candidates will be invited for written assessments and if necessary followed by a physical assessment. Following conditional offers a pre-employment criminal background investigation, drug screening tests and complete medical physical exam will be conducted.

Instructions:
Applications may be picked up from Salem Lakes Station 1, Salem Lakes Village Hall or downloaded from the Village of
Salem Lakes website, from the Fire/Rescue tab.

Submit a completed application to the Fire Chief’s office at Salem Lakes Station 1 by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date listed above or if mailed must be postmarked by the closing date. 

The mailing address is 11252 254th Ct., Trevor, WI 53179.

Include minimum qualification certificate/licenses. A resume may be attached if desired.

A copy of the position description is available from the Fire Chief or on villageofsalemlakes.org/.

For assistance with application process or any questions please contact Mike Slover at 262-298-5631 or the duty officer
phone 262-620-3880.