Job Postings

Paid-on-Premise Firefighter/EMT
City of Lake Geneva Fire Department

Click here to download the job announcement from The City of Lake Geneva Fire Department for a Paid-on-Premise Firefighter/EMT. Deadline to apply is 12/1/2015.

Division Chief of Training
Town of Menasha Fire Department

The Town of Menasha Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Division Chief of Training. Working hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm; however, training, responding to incidents and other activities will occur outside of these hours. The starting salary is $62,000.00.

Associates Degree or any combination of fire-related education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible fire service experience with a minimum of two (2) years as a company officer. Bachelors degree in fire-related fields preferred.

Applicants must also possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record, Wisconsin Certified Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, First Responder, Driver/Operator – Pumper, Driver/Operator Aerial, and Fire Inspector I. Fire Instructor II and Fire Officer I are required within 18 months of hire. Other Requirements include NIMS 100/200/300/400/700/800 and CPR Instructor certification and the ability to meet NFPA 1582 medical requirements. Comparable Certifications from other states will be considered.

Applicants will be subject to a physical abilities test, oral interview, skills assessment test, medical examination, drug test, and a pre-employment criminal background check. The hiring process is anticipated to be completed in January 2016.

The Town of Menasha Fire Department is a progressive and growing fire department located in East-Central Wisconsin with an annual call volume of approximately 1,000 calls. The Fire Department provides fire, rescue and emergency medical first responder services from two stations to approximately 18,500 residents in a 12 square mile area. We also provide automatic aid to several surrounding communities. In addition we provide fire prevention services as well as public education to our community.

The application and the job description can be found online at:

Please submit your completed application, resume, cover letter and copies of the required certifications by mail, email or in person no later than November 30, 2015 at 4:30pm to:

Mail: Town of Menasha Human Resources 2000 Municipal Drive Neenah, WI 54956

Questions may be directed to Division Chief Todd Sweeney by email: or Chief Keith Kiesow or by phone at 920.720.7125.

Fire District Coordinator
Western Technical College

Western Technical College is a preferred employer in the 7 Rivers Region. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about helping others learn and are dedicated to serving students. If you are a motivated individual who can contribute to excellence in teaching and learning, please consider this employment opportunity at Western.

Summary of Position: Direct the operation of the Fire certificate programs and non-credit courses. Responsibilities include supervision of staff, development of curriculum, budget oversight, program assessment, report and documentation management, and serving as a community liaison. May be tasked with limited teaching duties in Fire Associate Degree and non-credit courses.

This position will require travel between the La Crosse Campus and the Sparta Public Safety Training Center.

Click here to download the full position description.


Firefighter/ Paramedic
Merril Fire Department 

The City of Merrill is seeking applications from qualified persons for the establishing an eligibility list for employment as a Paramedic/Firefighter.

Minimum requirements by date of hire: 18 years old; High School Diploma or equivalent; certification as a Fire Fighter Two (2) by the State of Wisconsin or an IFSAC accredited agency; State of Wisconsin certified Paramedic. Candidates must have a current CPAT certification. Candidates must also possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. Residency requirements apply within 90 days of hire. Preference will be given for a two year Fire Science Degree or Fire Medic Degree.

Applications are available on line at the City of Merrill WEB Page ( All applications must be returned along with a comprehensive letter of introduction and current resume no later than 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 19, 2015 to the City Attorney's office. For questions contact the City Fire Chief at the address below or call 715-536-2233. The City of Merrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Merrill Fire Department
1004 East First Street
Merrill, Wisconsin 54452

Battalion Chief – Training Officer
City of Appleton Fire Department

This is a management position responsible for coordinating, scheduling and conducting training in the elements of fire fighting, hazardous material mitigation, rescue, emergency medical services and supervision. This position participates in the formulation, determination and implementation of management policy and possesses effective authority to commit Fire Department resources. The work involves researching and developing fire and emergency medical services training programs, conducting in house training programs, coordinating training programs and activities, assisting in the development of fire suppression and emergency medical services standard operating procedures and managing the department health and wellness program. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief and the Fire Chief. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science or related field, at least five years fire fighting, supervision, training and management experience, or any combination of experience and training. Ability to obtain and maintain Wisconsin Certified Fire Fighter II, Fire Officer, Fire Inspector I, and certification as a State of Wisconsin Emergency Medical Responder is required. The salary range for this position is $65,020 to $97,510 with a midpoint of $81,265, dependent on qualifications and experience, plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Regular attendance is required. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at by no later than Sunday, November 15, 2015. Resumes without an application will not be considered.

City of Appleton
Human Resources Department/6th Floor
100 N. Appleton Street
Appleton, WI 54911

Phone: 920-832-6458

Equal Opportunity Employer

Members may post open positions in their departments or organizations to the WSFCA web site at no charge. These posting may be listed in a monthly email blast to members with a link to the appropriate web page. All postings must contain a deadline and will be taken off the web page on that date. Non-members may post job opportunities to the web site at a cost of $25.

For more information contact the WSFCA office at: or 800-375-5886