Skip to main content


Village of Jackson - FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC - FT 

Village of Jackson


  • $58,515.00 - $63,443.00 Annually


  • N168 W19851 Main Street Jackson, WI


  • Full-Time


  • 2024-02


  • Fire Department


  • 02/26/2024


  • 3/18/2024 5:00 PM Central

Summary of Position

The Village of Jackson, located in Washington County, WI is seeking a FT Firefighter/Paramedic to join our team.
The general purpose of this position is to:

  • Perform a variety of technical, administrative, and supervisory work in inspecting buildings, facilities, and property for fire hazards and compliance; conducts departmental and community education; and performs emergency responses.
  • Work under the supervision of the Assistant Chief.
  • Exercise supervision over Fire Department staff in the absence of a Department Officer.
  • FF/Paramedics are required to work as assigned by the Village, and which may include 24-hour shifts, and 56-hour work weeks. Current shift is a 48/96.
  • An FF/Paramedic may act as a MPO, Truck Officer, Shift commander on a relief or training basis. This class is FLSA nonexcepted.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Provides Emergency Medical Services:

  • Works closely with Dispatch to determine the best way to respond to calls based on EMD priority and other
  • information.
  • Responds to emergency calls, assess patient conditions and make critical care decisions.
  • Maintains Wisconsin EMT-Paramedic Level License.
  • Treats patients at EMS calls up to the paramedic level.
  • Collects pertinent patient care data to a medical professional based on Department protocols.
  • Completes all necessary EMS reporting and other EMS documents as required.
  • Reviews inventory of medical supplies on vehicles and stock and assure proper reordering and restocking to assure proper supply inventories

Fire Inspections:

  • Assists in providing Prevention and Public Education Programs and activities.
  • Provides inspection activities with other Village/Town departments and divisions; confers with all sectors; Industrial, Commercial, Private and the general public in the field and office.
  • Inspects property, new and existing buildings and special events for fire hazards, adequacy of fire protection systems, adequacy of fire exits and general compliance with fire codes, and regulations.
  • Inspects occupancies that store, handle, and use hazardous materials to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Recommends corrections for defects and inadequacies that require corrections to comply with applicable Village ordinances and codes.
  • Assists in the development of, or reviews fire exit plans.
  • Conducts fire exit drills to monitor and evaluate evacuation procedures.
  • Coordinates special events by meeting with and providing input to event organizers, other departments, divisions, and Village/Town agencies to ensure the safety of the public and compliance with the fire code.
  • Provides feedback to the Fire Chief and Assistant Chief on updates to the current Village/Town fire code.
  • Maintains review and inspection records and databases, documents inspections, including violations, and all records including inspection reports and correspondence with affected parties on compliance efforts; including implementation of new fire inspection software.
  • Provides technical interpretation of the fire codes.

Emergency Response:

  • Responds to, commands when necessary and mitigates emergency and non-emergency service request including but not limited to structural fires, emergency medical calls, vehicle accidents, hazardous materials spills or releases, forcible entry, alarm investigations, and burning complaints.
  • Performs suppression, rescue and salvage operations including but not limited to: raise and lower ladders, pulls/positions hose lines, operate gas powered saws or fans, operates heavy rescue equipment, uses various hand tools and operates heavy fire apparatus including pumps and aerial ladders.
  • May respond to emergency calls for specialized service such as hazardous materials, confined spaces rescue, extrication and technical rescues that include high angle, below grade, swift water, trench and collapse rescues.
  • Performs emergency medical technical skills and maintains certifications.

Team Management:

  • Assists the Fire Chief and Assistant Chief in supervising department staff to ensure programs are being carried out effectively.
  • Provide mentoring and leadership to part-time members.
  • Assists the Assistant Chief in the training of firefighters and EMS providers; training methods include fire suppression, operations, rescue, hazardous material, fire prevention inspections, investigation, building plan review, public education, uses of equipment and emergency medical procedures and practices.
  • Assists in the annual planning, organizing and presentation of staff training during the day and evenings when required.
  • Presents oral and written reports as required.

Public Fire Education and Public Information:

  • Assist Assistant Chief in maintaining an effective public fire education and information programs on a departmental basis.
  • Assist Assistant Chief in public relations and public education programs to promote fire safety in the Village and Town.
  • Assist Assistant Chief in developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective public relation and information
  • program on a departmental basis; Develops press releases, columns and other materials for the media for publication as needed.


  • Performs pre-shift equipment inspection to ensure equipment and personal protective equipment is functional and ready for emergency use.
  • Performs the routine maintenance of fire apparatus and equipment, inspecting apparatus and equipment to determine need for maintenance and repair work.
  • Performs and/or participates in the cleaning and maintenance of quarters, equipment and apparatus.
  • Maintains regular punctual and predictable attendance, works overtime and extra hours as required.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Education and/or Experience Required

  • Wisconsin Certified Fire Fighter I.
  • Licensed State of Wisconsin/National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic within 6 months of hire.
  • Certified Driver/Operator-Pumper peferred.
  • Experience in fire and EMS work.
  • Associate Degree or higher in Fire Protection or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Within one (1) years of hire, employee must complete the following training and/or certification base upon class offerings:
    • Wisconsin Certified Inspector I
    • Certified Driver/Operator-Pumper

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of modern fire suppression and prevention and emergency medical services, principles, procedures, techniques and equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of emergency medicine techniques and their application as demonstrated through EMT-P Certification.
  • Read, interpret, and explain fire codes, ordinances, regulations, plans, blueprints, diagrams, system maps, technical operational manuals.
  • Ability to train, supervise and lead subordinate personnel.
  • Ability to perform work requiring good physical condition.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions
  • Ability to effectively give and receive verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.
  • Knowledge of emergency management and hazard mitigation methods.

Village of Jackson

N168 W19851 Main St
Jackson, Wisconsin, 53037

(262) 677-9001 ext. 215



 Posted to site: 02/27/24

Posting to site Until: 03/19/24

(Dates May not reflect Job 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)



-------------------------- today! --------------------------


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 12-month period. 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 and emergency services to over 11,000 residents in a seven-mile radius. Also,
the department has a mutual response agreement with the Menominee Fire Department as
well as automatic aid agreements with area departments in Marinette County.

Requirements: Wisconsin Certified Firefighter II and must possess a 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. Applicants offered a position
will be required to undergo an occupational health and drug screening prior to hire.

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: Hourly rate of $19.56 with an increase of pay to $21.74 after third year of
employment with the Marinette Fire Department (2023-2024 contract). A standard 56-hour
work week on a 24 on/48 off work schedule will be assigned.

Apply Now!

Fire Department Application and Full Job Description available at: or request an application at
Completed City of Marinette Fire Department Application submit to:

Marinette Fire Department
Attn: Fire Chief
1450 Main Street
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 715-732-5170

Applications accepted through 3:00pm, March 1, 2024.

Applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted to take the written examination.


City Marinette Firefighter .pdf


Posted 01/20/24

Until  March 1, 2024