City of Marinette, WI

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), medical exam, drug and psychological exam.


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: $19.56/HR


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Applications to be submitted to:

Marinette Fire Department

Attn: Fire Chief

1450 Main Street

Marinette, WI 54143

Phone: 715-732-5170


Application Deadline: Friday, February 24, 2023 at 3:00 PM


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


Posted 1/17/23




Firefighter/Paramedic - City of Manitowoc, WI




Position Purpose

This position performs technical duties in fire suppression, emergency medical care, emergency rescue, hazardous materials incidents, fire investigation, fire inspection, fire personnel training, and public education. Incumbents are responsible for responding to emergency and non-emergency activities. Incumbents are expected to exercise a high degree of judgment and initiative while making critical fire and life safety-related decisions under high pressure and/or adverse conditions. This classification reports to and receives guidance and mentoring from the Officer in Charge or Company Officer.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • Paramedic Wisconsin Certification or eligibility for certification as a paramedic in the State of WI prior to starting date
  • WI Firefighter I Certification
  • Valid WI Driver's License
  • Valid CPAT Certification or ability to obtain within six months from the date of hire


Preferred Qualifications

  • Wisconsin Firefighter II Certification
  • WI Aerial and/or Pumper Driver Operator Certification
  • NIMS ICS Certification 700 or 800, 100 and 200



  • Starting Pay: $4,737 per month for an annual salary of $56,847 (annual step per Collective Bargaining Agreement). Top firefighter pay after 7 years is $80,583 (current Collective Bargaining Agreement)
  • Uniform Allowance: $500 per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service



  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Short-term/ long-term disability insurance
  • Enrollment Wisconsin Retirement System
  • 3 days of sick upon hire and 10 days annually after the first year
  • Vacation after 1st year: 6 days
  • Vacation after 2nd year: 9 workdays
  • Vacation after 6th year: 10 workdays
  • Vacation after the 10th year: 12 workdays
  • Vacation after the 15th year: 13 workdays
  • Vacation after 20th year: 14 workdays
  • Vacation after 25th year: 15 workdays
  • Additional 8 paid holidays







POSTED 1/10/23







Fire & Life Safety Specialist

The Fire & Life Safety Specialist position plays a key role in efforts to develop and promote a comprehensive Fire & Life Safety program for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The incumbent will make recommendations for the control of identified hazards and assess hazards so that work, recreation, and research can be performed safely and in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards. In addition, this position provides senior-level staff assistance and performs technical inspection work for all University of Wisconsin-Madison property within the borders of the state of Wisconsin.

This position will be within the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) department under the Division of Facilities, Planning, and Management (FP&M) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. FP&M is a full-spectrum service organization that builds, maintains, and operates the physical environment of the UW-Madison campus in support of the university's education, research, and outreach activities. The EHS department provides guidance, technical consultations, and expertise to the campus community in the areas of biological, chemical, environmental, engineering, radiation, and fire safety. 


Identifies and develops plans to address safety issues, provides consultation, and tracks and manages cases in a specific area of specialty so all work, recreation, and research can be performed safely and in compliance will all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards. Makes recommendations for the control of identified hazards and assesses hazards using relevant regulatory methodologies.



5% Secures resources and schedules logistics for a safety program

35% Identifies operational and safety issues and develops improvement plans and standard operating procedures

5% Provides knowledge and guidance to internal and external stakeholders including leadership, in a specialized area of safety such biosafety, chemical, hazardous materials, agriculture, lake, radiation, and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

5% Directs logistical activities, allocates resources, and investigates components of specific health and safety cases

25% Communicates findings to necessary stakeholders

5% Reviews industry updates and may assist in developing safety communication materials based on industry changes

5% Knox Box inventory management

5% Fire & Life Safety building inspections / re-inspections

5% Collaborate with co-workers and/or vendors to complete fire extinguisher and other fire suppression system inspections and re-certifications

5% Madison Fire Department Facility Inspection data entry / re-inspection follow-up



Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion