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Portage Fire Rescue - EMS Position Hiring 

EMS Position Hiring
Start Date: 11/5/2024

Portage Fire Rescue is seeking candidates for a newly created ambulance service. Submit the general employment application, resume and additional documents to Fire Chief Troy Haase at 119 W. Pleasant Street, Portage, WI 53901 or via email at

Portage Fire Rescue is in the process of adding a new paramedic emergency medical service to expand their response capabilities in the City of Portage as well as the Townships of Caledonia, Lewiston, Pacific, and Fort Winnebago. Portage Fire Rescue is a highly skilled and dedicated combination fire department that serves an area of 170 square miles with a population of approximately 16,400 people. The Department currently employs seven full-time personnel, 23 paid-on-call personnel, and one administrative assistant. In 2023, the Fire Department answered 527 fire/rescue calls for service.

The new emergency medical service brings a lot of excitement to the department with a plan to hire 14 full-time EMS personnel to operate all new state of the art ambulances and equipment. The hiring process will start May 24, 2024 with a start date of November 5, 2024. There will be a 7 to 8-week recruit academy and a go live date of January 1, 2025. The department will staff six EMS personnel on all three shifts to provide the ability to staff three ambulances 24/7. Each shift will have a Paramedic Lieutenant or Captain to manage day to day activities. The new EMS service will respond to approximately 2500 emergency calls annually. The service will only respond to 911 calls.

The department will be filling positions of EMT, AEMT, Paramedic, Paramedic Lieutenant, and Paramedic Captain. The full requirements to be hired for these positions are listed in the job descriptions on the City of Portage webpage.

Read Complete Posting Click Link Below: 

Portage Fire Posting.pdf

Access Application At: or contact
(608) 742-2172
Application Deadline: June 24, 2024 at 1:00 PM CST



Posted to site: 05/24/24

Posting to site Until: 6/24/24

(Dates May not reflect Job  Post Deadlines)

Moraine Park Technical College - full-time Fire Protection Technician Instructor 

direct link to apply on line.



It’s no secret that Moraine Park Technical College has top-notch instructors helping to fuel our workforce with the skills our industry needs today and in the future; however, our behind-the-scenes employees set the foundation for the College and students. Each employee at the College is an integral part of the Moraine Park mission, and we work diligently to hire candidates with aligned values to help move the mission of Moraine Park forward. 

Position Summary:

Moraine Park Technical College is seeking a full-time Fire Protection Technician Instructor at our brand new facility in Horicon. This position is responsible for the multiple modality delivery of instruction and facilitation of student learning and providing ongoing development of curriculum, assessment, and learning strategies to meet workforce needs in our newly developed Fire Protection Associate Degree program. 

The successful candidate will have Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, and willing to obtain a Master’s Degree from an accredited program. Progress toward a Master’s Degree will be measured through the successful completion of a minimum of six credits of coursework annually, beginning with the second year of employment.  Applicants must have two years of paid work experience, within the past five years, related to the program being taught.  

This position is funded by the Developing Markets grant through June 30, 2025 and will be funded annually thereafter.

Join us at Moraine Park Technical College, where we strive to make a positive difference in the lives of our students!


  • Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring, and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Meet student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
  • Maintain student confidentiality, records, and documentation as required by Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Submit grades within the expected timeframe.
  • Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and updating of curriculum.
  • Assist with student recruitment and proactively promote the College programs and services offered.
  • Promote retention and student success through the utilization of referrals to College services and resources.
  • Engage in internal and external College meetings and activities.
  • Build and maintain ongoing relationships with K-12, Department of Corrections (DOC), community, and industry partners beyond the classroom.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Must have performed the following job duties:
    • Operation as a Fire Fighter (Full Time or Volunteer)
    • Operating in EMS Profession at an EMT level or higher
    • Fire Suppression
    • Hazardous Materials Mitigation
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Fire Prevention
    • Proficiency in the use of Fire and EMS tools, equipment and terminology
  • Certified at NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor Level 1. 
  • Current Wisconsin certification as a Firefighter II, Driver/Operator-Pumper, and Fire Officer.
  • Presently licensed or eligible for licensure by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services as an Emergency Medical Services Instructor. 
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with Tanker endorsement and possess valid Federal medical card or willing to obtain within six months of hire.
  • Certification with the National Registry as an Emergency Medical Technician required, Paramedic preferred, or willing to obtain within first two years of hire.
  • Fire Inspector Certification, or able to obtain within first year.
  • Upon hire, must maintain and/or obtain Higher Learning Commission, Faculty Quality Assurance System, and other agency requirements and licensure required to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certification as an NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor Level II.
  • Emergency Medical Services Instructor Level II licensure.
  • Certification with the National Registry as a Paramedic.

Other Position Requirements:

  • Must satisfactorily complete health screen requirements, which may include criminal background check, drug test and/or verification of immunizations.
  • Flexible scheduling may be required to include evenings and weekends.
  • This position may require travel to MPTC (Moraine Park Technical College) campus locations other than the base location, and/or client/contract work sites.
Hiring Range: $62,269-$77,836 (Pending board approval)
Starting: August 19, 2024
Remote/Hybrid/In-Office: Open Campus

Benefits information: Please click here for a summary of our benefits. 



Posted to site: 05/24/24

Posting to site Until: 7/31/24

(Dates May not reflect Job  Post Deadlines)

City of Whitewater - Firefighter/EMT, Firefighter/AEMT, or Firefighter Paramedic 

Be sure to visit our website for the complete job description and more details on the application process.

The City of Whitewater is currently recruiting for Firefighter/EMT,
Firefighter/AEMT, or Firefighter Paramedic.
The Firefighter/Paramedic position involves performing Firefighter and Paramedic duties. The Firefighter/EMT position involves performing firefighter and emergency medical
technician duties. This Firefighter/AEMT position involves performing firefighter and advanced emergency
medical technician duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to
include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary. · Act in accordance with current agency/organization Standard Operating Guidelines (SOGs), Standard Operating Policies (SOPs), Administrative Orders, and physician- approved medical protocols. · Understand the concept of and be committed to Whitewater Fire & EMS’s mission by demonstrating behaviors consistent with the City of Whitewater core values. · Complete and submit all reports required for assigned duties, responsibilities, and tasks · Prepare reports and ensure proper documentation of incidents. · Maintain the knowledge and skills necessary to safely perform assigned tasks as required to: o locate, control and extinguish fires o ventilate areas which contain smoke, hazardous gases, and/or other odors o force entry and gain access into closed areas o search for and rescue victims from hazardous situations o prevent additional damage to personal property at incidents o extricate victims from vehicles, structures, and other entrapment situations o gain access to upper levels as needed to accomplish assigned tasks o deploy ropes as needed to accomplish assigned tasks o provide water supply for use at the incident o provide incident communications o facilitate incident investigation o operate in any position assigned under the incident command system · Maintain and service emergency equipment, tools and apparatus as assigned to ensure its proper location and that it is in the best possible working condition. o initiate work orders as necessary to facilitate repairs o complete reports as required to document maintenance · Assist with cleaning, maintaining and performing necessary service or repairs as necessary to ensure that assigned stations and contents are in their best possible condition. · Maintain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform fire inspection activities which include: o enforcing adopted fire safety codes o pre-planning occupancies within the community o presenting educational programs to the public o completing all necessary reports · Examine and evaluate patients to determine necessary care. · Provide patients with emergency care by utilizing appropriate techniques and equipment. · Document patient information, condition, and treatment. · Maintain patient confidentiality and perform all care with respect for patient rights. · Transport patients in accordance with outlined policies and procedures. · Maintain a safe, clean and well-stocked environment for patients. · Operate and drive ambulance in conjunction with applicable safety policies and laws. · Provide basic and advanced life support and gather patient data. · Protect citizens during emergencies. · Execute rescues. · Assist with vehicle accidents, lift assists and other calls. · Mitigate chemical spills. · Maintain a current, valid State of Wisconsin Operators license, and must advise the Chief of any suspension, revocation or additional restrictions of the license. · Assist with the training of the department members as qualified and assigned. · Attend applicable department training and meetings as scheduled. · Assigned to act as a driver as needed (provided training and State certification for operation of the specific apparatus has been completed). · Perform duties such as: restock ambulances after emergency calls, washing of vehicles or other duties as assigned. · Report vehicle maintenance needs. · Maintain compliance with local, state and national training requirements. · Attend outside educational opportunities as available to develop and maintain the highest most current level of expertise. · Meet department expectations for participation in and/or leadership of department training activities, public education, and other events when on duty. · Participate in organizational committees. · Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. · Current Wisconsin State Firefighter Level I certification. · Current State of Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician Advanced (AEMT) license, · Complete NIMS/ICS training levels ICS-100, and ICS-200, ICS-700, ICS-800 within 6 months of hire · Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with acceptable driving record · Must maintain EVOC certification and be insurable by the provider
Education and/or Experience
· High school diploma or equivalent . · At least 1 year of ambulance or hospital-based patient care experience is strongly preferred


 Posted to site: 05/03/24

Posting to site Until: 5/31/24

(Dates May not reflect Job  Post Deadlines)

Town of Sheboygan Volunteer Fire Department - Fire Chief 

 Fire Chief Job Description

Town of Sheboygan Town Fire Chief

Oversee and manage day-to-day operations of the Town of Sheboygan Volunteer Fire Department including planning, organizing, directing, and administering all operations (fire suppression, rescue, fire inspections, fire prevention, E.M.S. services). Supervise Fire Department staff, respond to service calls, implement fire protection and safety programs, coordinate department training, and enforce all state and local fire related ordinances. Work is performed under the direction of the Town Chair/Town Board who reviews work for program effectiveness and assists with overall personnel management including, when required, disciplinary actions.

  • Reports to the Town Chairperson and Town Board on public safety policies, procedures, and administratively coordinates Fire Department personnel.
  • Respond to Fire Department calls for service during normal work hours and when available outside of normal work hours. Respond to large fires as Incident Commander; oversee the command of subordinates for smaller fire and EMS Calls.
  • Directs and coordinates maintenance, repair, improvement, and replacement of Fire Department equipment, supplies, and facilities. May complete minor maintenance tasks for Fire Department equipment.
  • Directs and coordinates all training of Fire Department staff. Conduct performance reviews and evaluations of Fire Department staff annually under the direction of the Town Chairperson/Town Board.
  • Supervises subordinates and delegates department duties and activities as may be required.
  • Assist and participate in the development and administration of the Fire Departments annual budget, including capital spending plan; the forecast of funds required for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve Department expenditures. Authorizes payment of vouchers and payroll of the Department.
  • Report personnel issues or concerns to the Town Chairperson and administer discipline, as necessary. Seek assistance from the Town Chairperson and Town Board, when necessary, to resolve personnel matters.
  • Prepare monthly and annual reports as required. Administer and maintain necessary records of the Department such as fire and rescue calls, losses and damages, purchases and expenditures, equipment repair, inspections, and all matters involving applicable ordinances, laws, and regulations.
  • Serve as the primary Town of Sheboygan Fire Inspector and l conduct inspections per Chapter 14 of the State of Wisconsin Fire Prevention Code.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety policies as they relate to the Fire Department; coordinate and direct the department’s response to emergencies; set priorities for available resources.
  • Participate in Department and Town disaster preparedness planning as may be required from time to time and provide general assistance to the Town Chairperson/Town Board related to emergency management planning and emergency government.
  • Recruitment and retention of fire fighters and first responders.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations related to the Fire Department.
  • Provide responsible staff assistance to Town Officials and employees; recommend modifications to Town ordinances, programs, policies, and procedures as may be appropriate. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.
  • Evaluate and administer policies and procedures of the Fire Department. The Fire Chief position is subject to the employment policies set forth in the Town of Sheboygan Employee Handbook, as amended.
  • Upon request of Town Officials attend a variety of committee or board meetings and prepare and present staff reports, or necessary correspondence related to issues relevant to the Fire Department.
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the Town Chairperson or Town Board.
  • Candidate will live within 15 miles of the jurisdictional boundaries of the Town of Sheboygan.
  • Knowledge of operational characteristics, services, and activities of fire suppression and service programs. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs. Regulations governing fire and E.M.S. records. Modern principles and practices of fire suppression, fire prevention and education, hazardous materials, and emergency medical services. Rules, regulations, and operational procedures of the Fire Department related to modern firefighting activities. Proper utilization and maintenance requirements of fire apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, and facilities. Ability to organize, deploy, and operate within the National Incident Management System Incident Command System (NIMS). Modern firefighting methods and equipment. Principles and practices of emergency medical procedures. Firefighting practices, skills and abilities required by subordinate personnel. Departmental policies, rules, regulations, directives, guidelines, and principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations particularly those governing the fire and E.M.S. service.
  • Ability to oversee and participate in the management of the Fire Department; oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff; select, supervise, train, and evaluate divisional staff under the general oversight of the Fire Chief/Town Chairperson; participate in the development and administration of department goals, objectives, and procedures; participate in the preparation of department budgets and administration; operate office equipment, analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals, research, analyze and evaluate service delivery methods and techniques; interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing and maintain effective working relationship with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Associate degree in Fire Science, Fire/Medic, or bachelor’s degree in Fire Science or higher from an accredited college/university preferred or 5+ years in a fire officer role.
  • Following Certifications are required or ability to obtain within a year of hire:
    • o Certified Firefighter I
      o Certified Firefighter II
      o Entry Level Driver/Operator-Pumper (Certification preferred)
      o Entry Level Driver/Operator-Aerial (Certification preferred)
      o Certified Fire Inspector
      o Fire Instructor (Certification preferred)
      o Certified Fire Officer I
      o Fire Officer II (Certification preferred)
      o State Licensed EMT (State of Wisconsin)
      o NIMS Training IS100, IS200, IS700
      o Office experience which regularly requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing with a variety of people, as well as frequent interaction with the public.
      o Proficient in Microsoft products.
      o Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and good driving record.
      o Position will be subject to a background check.
  • $70,000 to $85,000 (to be determined by Town of Sheboygan Town Board).
  • Town benefits package.

    The working conditions characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be performing tasks in adverse environmental conditions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand for extended periods of time. The employee is required to walk; talk or hear; sit; climb or balance; climb stairs, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell.

    The employee must be able to carry twenty-five pounds (gear/SCBA) and occasionally lift and/or move up to one hundred pounds. Visual perception and discrimination along with sound perception and discrimination are required.

    Disclaimer: This job description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract.


     Posted to site: 04/30/24

    Posting to site Until: 6/30/24

    (Dates May not reflect Job  Post Deadlines)




    Document: FIR001 Fire Recruit


    The City of Marinette Fire Department invites applications for the position of Firefighter to establish a list for future vacancies that may occur over the next twelve (12) months. We are seeking talented and service-oriented people to join our team and assist us in providing the very best service to our community.

    The City of Marinette Fire Department is a full-time fire department. The department provides fire, EMS and other emergency services to over 11,000 residents in a 7.5 square mile area. The department has automatic aid response with the Menominee Fire Department as well as mutual aid with area departments in Marinette County.


    Applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted to take the written examination. The examination process may include a written test, oral interview, physical ability test, and background investigation. All phases of the examination must be successfully completed in order to continue in the selection process. Failure in any segment of the examination disqualifies a candidate from continuing in the selection process.

    Eligibility List:

    Candidates who successfully complete all phases of the examination will be placed on an eligible list for consideration for employment.

    Conditional Offer of Appointment:

    Candidates offered employment must pass a pre-employment medical examination and drug test as a condition of employment. Final appointment to the position of Firefighter is contingent upon passing all pre-employment components, the number of vacancies, and approval by the Fire and Police Commission.



    • Wisconsin Certified Firefighter II
    • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
    • Minimum of EMR (Emergency Medical Responder); Hazmat Tech is preferred, but not required.
    • Minimum age of 18 years old
    • Must pass a written exam
    • CPAT Certification (no older than six (6) months or must complete within six (6) months of hire).
    • Proof of completion for Entry Level Driver Operator Pumper.
    Residency requirement:

    Must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin and live within a thirty (30) mile radius of the
    jurisdictional boundary of the City of Marinette within six (6) months of hire.

    Rate of Pay:

    $58,938.88 - $65,520.00 (2023-2024 contract). A standard 56/hr. work week on a 24 on/48 off work schedule will be assigned.

    Job Shadow:

    The Marinette Fire Department offers job shadow opportunities for those interested in learning more about the firefighting field. This opportunity allows you to observe first-hand the daily operations to gain a better understanding of the responsibilities for this career. Contact us at (715) 732-5170 on how to schedule a shadow date.

    Fire Department Application and Full Job Description available at:

    Submit completed application/documentation to:
    Marinette Fire Department
    Attn: Fire Chief
    1450 Main Street
    Marinette, WI 54143
    P: (715) 732-5170
    Applications accepted until position filled



     Posted to site: 04/25/24

    Posting to site Until: 5/25/24

    (Dates May not reflect Job  Post Deadlines)


    Village of Pleasant Prairie - FIREMEDIC 


    Village of Pleasant Prairie

    Full-time, Hourly Position

    $20.35/hr. to $28.29/hr.  $59,259.20 - $82,380.48 Annually

    The Village of Pleasant Prairie provides both Fire and Rescue (EMS) service to the community of Pleasant Prairie and those areas identified in the mutual aid system.  We are currently looking to fill vacancies for our Firemedic position. 

    The Firemedic is a highly skilled and technical position within the Fire and Rescue Department. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide rapid, effective, and efficient fire suppression, prevention, rescue (EMS) emergency, Hazardous Materials, and Technical Rescue services within the areas served by the Fire and Rescue Department. The Firemedic is assigned to work shifts and stations. The Firemedic can be called to respond to stations, fire scenes, and emergency medical calls, as well as other emergencies while off duty.


    Qualifications on Date of Hire

    • At least 18 years of age and able to work in the United States.

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • Valid State of Wisconsin or National Registry – Paramedic Certification. This includes supporting certifications in CPR, ACLS, and PALS. Current students are encouraged to apply.

    • State of Wisconsin Certified Firefighter I or equivalent.

    • Completed Candidate Physical Ability Test Certification (CPAT) within the past 3 years or prior to hire.

    o See CPAT Details Here:

    • All Village of Pleasant Prairie Fire Department employees shall sign an agreement and remain completely tobacco free as a condition of employment.


    Qualifications Post-Hire

    • Must live within and maintain residency within residency boundaries as defined by the collective bargaining agreement.

    • State of Wisconsin Certified Firefighter II within 12 months of hire date

    • Wisconsin Fire Driver Operator – Pumper within 12 months of hire date

    • Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Motor Pump Operator in-house curriculum within 12 months of hire date

    • Wisconsin Fire Driver Operator – Aerial within 24 months of hire date


    Required Trainings Post-Hire

    The following trainings are required to be successfully completed within the first 3-years of employment at a minimum; time frame and scheduling is dependent on class availability and review by the Chief:

    • Hazardous Materials Technician

    • Rope Operations

    • Confined Space Operations

    • Trench Operations

    • Structural Collapse Operations


    Be sure to visit our website for the complete job description listing job duties and more details on the application process.  You can also find out more information on the Village of Pleasant Prairie.


    Posted to site: 02/23/24

    Posting to site Until: 06/01/24

    (Dates May not reflect Job Deadlines)

    Village of Johnson Creek - Fire & EMS Chief 

    Fire & EMS Chief
    Village of Johnson Creek


    The Village of Johnson Creek (pop. 3,398) with the total Fire District population of more than 5,500 residents is seeking an exceptional, experienced, and professional leader as their next Fire & EMS Chief. Johnson Creek is an attractive and rapidly growing Wisconsin community known as the “Crossroads With A Future” due to its convenient location at the intersection of Interstate 94 and State Highway 26. Known for its small-town charm atmosphere with the convenience of big city amenities, Johnson Creek is in the heart of Jefferson County's growth.

    The Fire & EMS Chief is responsible for overseeing the Fire & EMS operations of the Department. Currently the Department staffs a Paramedic and EMT 24/7/365 and relies upon paid per call volunteers for fire calls. Aside from the Chief, the Department has two (2) full-time cross-trained Paramedic Firefighters on staff. The remaining EMS staff are paid on call employees. The Department currently has thirty-one employees. The Chief position is considered a working position.

    Qualifications: Required qualifications include State of Wisconsin Certified Emergency Medical Technician-Basic minimum, with Emergency Medical Technician-Advanced or Paramedic preferred. Must be Certified in Wisconsin, or able to obtain Certification. Five (5) years officer experience at the Command level of a combined Fire/EMS service Department, with 10 years of total service preferred. State of Wisconsin Certifications required in: Firefighter I; Firefighter II; Driver/Operator-Pumper; Officer I; Emergency Services Instructor I (successful completion of WTCS course accepted), with a Fire Inspector I certification preferred. Completion of CEVO/EVOC Training and NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800 training is also required. The ideal candidate must have proven leadership and management capabilities.

    Salary range is $65,000 - $80,000 DOQ; Residency within 15 miles of the Village municipal boundary will be required, with residency with the service area encouraged, and residency within the Village preferred within a negotiated time frame. The Village offers access to the WI Retirement System and State of Wisconsin Health Insurance Plan, and relocation benefits may be available.

    Position Announcement, Job Description and Application Materials are available at the Village Hall or on Village website:

    2024 Fire & EMS Chief Recruit Final Packet.pdf
    Submit application with resume, cover letter and release form
    By e-mail to
    Mail to Kyle Ellefson, Village Administrator, P.O. Box 238, Johnson Creek, WI 53038
    OR drop off in person at Johnson Creek Village Hall, 125 Depot Street, Johnson Creek.
    First Review of Applications will begin with materials received by March 4, 2024
    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


    Posted on site: 02/23/24

    Posted on site Until:  06/01/24

    (Dates May not reflect Job Deadlines)