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. The Department is seeking talented and service-oriented people to join our team and assist us in providing the very best service to our residents and businesses.


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, physical ability test, 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: Hourly rate of $18.81 with an increase of pay to $20.90 after third year of employment with the Marinette Fire Department (2021-2022 contract)


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Fire Department Application and Full Job Description available at:

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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


Applications accepted through October 14, 2022 by 3:00 p.m.


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


Posted 9/23/2022 



Full Time Paramedic - Firefighter Village of Johnson Creek

The Village of Johnson Creek, a thriving and growing community known as the Crossroads of the Future due to their ideal location between Milwaukee and Madison along I-94 in Jefferson County, has an immediate opening for a career paramedic-firefighter in their long-standing and community-supported Fire & EMS Department.


Responsibilities include responding to calls for service, fire suppression activities, rescue, and property preservation; provides pre-hospital EMS care to patients; preforms with limited supervision through Fire Department Standard Operating Guidelines and established protocols and directives; maintains a state of readiness of facilities and equipment by scheduled inspections, cleaning, testing, and maintenance; promotes health and safety of the department and community through education; performs related work as required, including administrative and operational tasks to meet department goals/mission.



High school diploma or equivalent; possess a valid WI driver’s license; be insurable to operate Fire Department vehicles and equipment; ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions; ability to maintain a favorable working relationship with co-workers, Fire Department officials, the officials of other jurisdictions, the community, and the public. Applicants will be required to submit to a medical/physical examination consistent with the requirements of the position, which will include a drug screening. The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of working with combination 911 Fire/EMS department; have excellent interpersonal communication skills; along with an ability to be a great team member.


Required qualifications at time of appointment include: State of WI Certified Firefighter I and II, State of WI Certified Driver Operator – Pumper, State of WI Licensed Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic, CEVO/EVOC Training, NIMS 700, 100, & 200.


Required qualifications within two years of appointment include: State of WI Certified Firefighter Inspector, State of WI Certified Driver Operator- Aerial, State of WI Certified Emergency Services Instructor I, NIMS 300, 400, & 800.



This position is compensated at a bi-weekly gross take home pay of $1,998.00 and includes a competitive benefits package including health, life, dental, and income continuation insurance; State of WI retirement (WRS); and paidtime-off upon hire. Total compensation package exceeds $85,300.


Applications available at Village Hall or on Village

Submit application with resume and cover letter

By e-mail to


Mail to Brad Calder, Village Administrator, P.O. Box 238, Johnson Creek, WI 53038


In person at Johnson Creek Village Hall, 125 Depot Street, Johnson Creek, WI 53038

Application materials will be accepted until Monday, September 19, 2022, at 4pm.


Posted 9/5/2022


Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic


The Village of Sussex, WI (population 11,400) is accepting applications for five full-time Firefighter/Paramedic positions. The Department provides the highest level of Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedics and fully certified firefighters. This hiring is the final step in transitioning to a combination department authorized for one full-time Lieutenant, three fulltime firefighter/paramedics, and one part-time firefighter/paramedic per shift.


The full-time Firefighter/Paramedic shifts are 48 hours on and 96 hours off. 

Pay and Benefits

The pay rate for these positions is $18.63 per hour or approximately $51,500 annually. Per the newly approved IAFF contract, the Firefighter/Paramedic hourly pay rate will increase to $19.00 on January 1, 2023; $19.19 on July 1, 2023; and ultimately to $20.50 per hour or approximately $56,100 annually on January 1, 2024, at which time a new contract will be negotiated. The Village offers a competitive insurance package (health, dental, and vision), paid vacation, and sick time, and participates in the retirement program through the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS).  

Minimum Qualifications


Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record

Firefighter 1 Certification

Hazardous Materials Operations Certificate

Current Paramedic license

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certifications

Preferred certifications include: Driver/Operator Pumper Certification (required within 12 months of employment), Driver/Operator Aerial Certification, Firefighter 2 Certification, Fire Inspector I Certification, and Emergency Services Instructor 1 Certification

The Village accepts WTCS Board, IFSAC Accredited, or Pro Board Accredited.


Qualified candidates should submit a completed employment application, resume, and cover letter electronically by September 16, 2022. In-person interviews will be held on September 28th. 

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Posted 8/25/2022


Portage Fire Department
Firefighter-Engineer Eligibility List


The City of Portage Fire Department is accepting applications to establish an Eligibility list for Firefighter-Engineer.  This position exists to perform fire prevention, fire education, firefighting, emergency rescue, and duties of an engineer including basic maintenance and repair activities.

This position requires a High School diploma or equivalent, a valid unrestricted driver’s license, a certification in Firefighter I and Driver Operator - Pumper, and one to two years of related experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary range is $56,844 – $64,965 with a comprehensive benefits package.

Application and complete job description are available on the City of Portage website at contact 608-742-2172. 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 no later than September 14, 2022, by 2:00 PM CST.


Posted 8/25/2022




Fire Chief

Grand Chute, population 23,495, is the largest township in Wisconsin. We are located in Wisconsin's Fox Cities region, a metropolitan area of 370,000 residents. With a tax base of $2.3 billion, Grand Chute is the area's commercial and retail center. The Fox River Mall anchors a regional shopping, hospitality, and entertainment district. Grand Chute is home to the main campus of Fox Valley Technical College; Fox Cities Stadium (featuring the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers); Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve; Champion Center (an elite ice and hard court sports complex); several communities and neighborhood parks; and, an extensive network of pedestrian and bicycle facilities. The community features a strong and diverse employment base. Among our major employers are Pierce Manufacturing, Presto Products, McCain Foods USA, Dixon Ticonderoga, and Werner Electric. Check out the Fox Cities Visitors Destination Guide for things to do in and around Grand Chute: 


Qualifications and Experience Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field

· 8-9 years of progressively responsible and/or emergency medical experience, including supervision and management

· Valid WI Driver’s License

· WI, IFSAC or Pro-board certified Fire Officer II, Emergency Services Instructor I; Inspector I

· State of Wisconsin or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

· Center for Public Safety Excellence (Chief Fire Officer Credentialed) or in the process of obtaining

· National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Credentialed or enrolled in

· Appropriate NIMS certifications after hire

· Must reside within 15 miles of Grand Chute jurisdictional boundaries


Compensation and Benefits

Salary range is $105,664 - $135,865, with expected hiring range $105,664 - $120,764, depending on qualifications.


Benefits include: Employer contribution of 12.04% into Wisconsin Retirement System, State of WI Health Insurance; Vision Insurance; 100% employer-paid Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, and Disability Insurance Premiums; 10 days of paid holidays per year; 8 hours of sick leave per month (accumulation to 960 hours) and sick leave incentive; vacation leave; fire department vehicle if Grand Chute resident; paid membership in the WI State Fire Chief Association and the International Fire Chief Association; paid conferences and a welcoming and friendly work environment!


Application and Selection Process

Please visit our website for position details


Qualified candidates can submit application materials including a cover letter, resume, and application to Application materials received by August 1, 2022, will receive the best consideration; however, we will continue to accept application materials until the position is filled.  Please contact Human Resources at at or920-380-2905 with any questions.


For more information about the Grand Chute Fire Department, visit


Posted 7/5/2022


Firefighter/ Paramedic

The City of Merrill is seeking applications from qualified persons for the establishment an eligibility list for employment as a Paramedic/Firefighter. Expected opening in the fall of 2022.


Minimum Requirements by Date of Hire:

  • 18 years old
  • Certification as Firefighter I by the State of Wisconsin or an IFSAC accredited agency
  • State of Wisconsin Licensed EMT – Paramedic although we allow EMT-Basics to apply as well.
  • Candidates must have a current Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) certification
  • Candidates must also possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.  Residency requirements apply within 60 days of successful completion of the probation period.
  • Wisconsin State Certified Firefighter II, Driver/Operator – Pumper, and Driver/Operator - Aerial are desirable.


Applications and job descriptions are available online at the City of Merrill WEB Page


All applications along with a comprehensive letter of introduction and current resume must be returned no later than 4:00 P.M. on Friday, July 15, 2022, to the Merrill Fire Station at 110 Pier Street, Merrill, WI. 54452 or emailed to  Application packets that are submitted to us via email will receive a confirmation reply from us confirming that they have been received.


For questions contact the Fire Chief at 715-536-2233.


The City of Merrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted 7/5/2022



Part-time EMT-Firefighter, AEMT-Firefighter or Paramedic-Firefighter  


Brodhead Area Emergency Medical Service and Brodhead Fire District are currently hiring paid-on-premise part-time EMT-Firefighter, AEMT-F|refighter or Paramedic-Firefighter positions which may include mentoring interns.


The Brodhead Area EMS is flex-staffed, with emergency responders from EMR to Paramedic level on its crew. BAEMS responds to approximately 475 calls a year and Brodhead Fire District responds to approximately 150 calls in the City of Brodhead and surrounding townships. The EMS and Fire District are under Mercyhealth Medical Direction and pride themselves on being well trained and prepared. ln 2O2O - 2021, the EMS station had a major renovation that now includes private sleeping quarters with separate TV, a comfortable common living and dining area, and a new large state-of-the-art ambulance bay.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

Qualify or hold a current EMT Basic or higher-level emergency provider license in the State of Wisconsin. a Hold a current Healthcare Provider BLS certification o Have at least l year experience as a licensed EMT or higher o Hold a valid Wisconsin driver's license and pass a background check with department insurer o EVOC certification or commitment to obtain certification O FFl, FFll, Driver/Operator Pumper certifications are required. Driver/Operator Aerial

certification is preferred.


These paid-on-premise positions will be new to the departments and we are seeking individuals who are energetic, eager to help expand this new role and help both organizations continue to grow. ln addition to responding to both emergency medical and fire calls, the candidate will be expected to take on the role of mentor for trainees, complete tasks assigned by the officers, and help with other necessary operations at both organizations.


Pay of $15 to $23 per hour is dependent on level of certifications and if mentoring interns. The schedule is flexible and will include some weekend shifts.


A full job description and application material can be found at


Posted 5/23/2022









Summary of Job:

This position performs technical duties in the areas of 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting pay: $4,632 per month for an annual salary of $55,591 with annual increases based upon current labor agreements with top firefighter/paramedic wage after 7 years of $78,811.

-Health, dental, and vision.

-Short/long-term disability insurance.

-Enrollment into the Wisconsin State Retirement system.

-3 days of sick leave upon hire and 10 days annually after the first year

-Vacation after 1 year: 6 days

-Vacation after 2 years; 9 days

-Vacation after 6 years: 10 days

-Vacation after 10 years: 12 days

-Vacation after 15 years: 13 days

-Vacation after 20 years: 14 days

-Vacation after 25 years: 15 days

-Additional 8 paid holidays




 High school graduate or equivalent required, an Associate in Fire/EMS related field is preferred.



Fire suppression and EMS work and training are desired.



REQUIRED: Paramedic Wisconsin certification or eligibility for certification as a paramedic in the State of Wisconsin, Current WI Firefighter I Certification, valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, Valid CPAT certification or ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire. Those candidates that are in the final portions of either firefighter or paramedic coursework are highly encouraged to apply.


 Preferred certifications but not required at time of hire: Wisconsin Fire Fighter II, Wisconsin Aerial and/or Pumper Driver Operator Certification, NIMS ICS Certification 700 or 800, 100, and 200.


Other Requirements:         

Minimum age of 18 years.  Ability to pass job-related medical exam(s) and drug tests. 


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work well with others, particularly in high-stress situations.
  • Ability to follow policies, rules, and regulations of the department, as well as a working knowledge of the applicable national, state, and local laws, ordinances, and codes affecting the fire service. 
  • Ability to apply principles, practices, methods, and techniques of modern firefighting, emergency medical care, and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). 
  • Ability to learn local geography, including the location of water mains and hydrants and the major fire hazards of all service areas.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in the operation of computer equipment and software programs used by the department.
  • Effectively utilize equipment and apparatus in emergency situations and during routine or daily work assignments and in modern emergency response activities.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, with individuals and in group settings. 
  • Project a personal commitment to the mission and vision of the department; model leadership skills and behaviors consistent with the guiding principles of the department. 
  • Ability to handle high levels of personal stress and to maintain composure under a variety of adverse conditions, including verbal and physical abuse, witnessing death and critical injuries and experiencing risk of personal harm.


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Posted 5/16/22