Job Postings

Village of Caledonia Fire Dept. – Racine County

The Village of Caledonia Fire Department, Racine County, Wisconsin (POP. 24,918) is seeking highly motivated, dedicated fire service personnel to establish an eligibility list for the position of full time Firefighter/Paramedic.

The Village of Caledonia Fire Department is a full service fire and paramedic level emergency medical services department staffed by 40 career firefighters.

Applicants must provide proof of the following: 
(a) Valid Driver’s License, 
(b) High School or Equivalency Diploma, 
(c) WI State or National Registry – Paramedic Certification, 
(d) State of Wisconsin Certified Firefighter II 
(e) Current Candidate Physical Ability Test Certification (CPAT) at time of applying.

Those candidates possessing other pertinent certifications and/or training will receive additional consideration.Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must successfully pass oral interviews, medical exam and background investigation.  2017 starting wage is $50,626.95.  State of WI residency within thirty miles of CFD Station 10 is required within 3 months of successful completion of a 12 month probationary period.

Applications may be obtained online at or at the Caledonia Fire Department Administration Office, 6900 Nicholson Rd. from 8am – 5pm.

Completed applications and copies of appropriate licenses and certifications must be received by 4:00 PM, December 16th, 2016 at the Fire Department 6900 Nicholson Rd.

The Village of Caledonia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Altoona Fire Dept.

The City of Altoona, WI, population 7,345, invites applications from highly qualified fire professionals to join and lead the Altoona Fire Department.  The successful applicant will have a minimum of 5 years of progressive responsible fire experience, State of WI FF level II certification, must reside within 10 minutes of the fire station, must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and supervisory experience; ability to obtain within 1 year of employment the following: Certified Fire Inspector I, nationally licensed EMR, FEMA IS-300 and IS-400.

Must have a valid WI driver’s license.  Salary range is $47,528 to $61,110 DOQ + excellent benefits.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  For a full position description and application, go to, call 715-839-6092, or email  

To apply, send application, cover letter, a résumé to include any state certifications, and 3 professional references to the City of Altoona, Attn: Ann Lein at or 1303 Lynn Ave, Altoona, WI 54720.  Application materials are due by Dec. 30, 2016. AA/EOE.

Fire Chief
Central Fire and EMS District

The newly formed Central Fire and EMS District, consisting of Abbotsford, Colby, Dorchester and surrounding areas is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Fire Chief and EMS Director.

Minimum requirements:
Associate Degree in Fire/EMS, Personnel Administration, or a similar field or a combination of education and experience acceptable to the Fire Board.
10 years of continued service with a Fire/EMS services as a Battalion Chief or higher
Wisconsin Licensed EMT-B
Certified Fire Instructor or equivalent.

A list of responsibilities can be found at click “Job Opportunities” on home page.This is a full time position with wages negotiable depending on education and experience

Mail your resume to Larry Oehmichen, W606 Short Rd, Colby WI  54421. By December 14, 2016. If you have questions contact Larry @ 

The City of West Allis Police and Fire Commission, North Shore Fire Commission, and the City of Wauwatosa Police and Fire Commission 

The City of West Allis Police and Fire Commission, North Shore Fire Commission and the City of Wauwatosa Police and Fire Commission are accepting applications to fill current and future vacancies on the entry level Firefighter/EMT staff of the West Allis Fire Department, North Shore Fire Department and Wauwatosa Fire Department. This is a joint hiring process; however, each Fire Department will be creating a separate hiring eligibility list.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, valid Driver’s License, 18 years of age by due date of application, Wisconsin EMT license and Wisconsin Firefighter I certification or equivalent.  

Preferred: Nationally Registered Paramedic Technician License.  

Preference Points: Preference points will be given to candidates who have obtained additional general and fire education and/or emergency medical licenses and certifications.  

Application Process:  Interested candidates should apply on-line at the City of Wauwatosa’s website: The process will open December 1, 2016 and the deadline to apply and submit required documents is 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

The City of Watertown 

The Watertown Fire Department is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of Watertown. The Watertown Fire Department is looking for energetic personnel that are dedicated to providing public service in areas of fire protection, emergency medical services, fire prevention, and public education. Starting salary for a firefighter/paramedic is $49,465 a year.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 18 years or older at time of application
  • Possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
  • Graduated from High School or have equivalency
  • Pass written test and interview process
  • Pass all medical and psychological requirements

Requirements at Time of Hire:

  • Wisconsin Firefighter II certification (or ability to obtain Wisconsin certification through reciprocity)
  • Wisconsin Paramedic license (or ability to obtain Wisconsin licensure through reciprocity)
  • Pass CPAT Assessment

Apply At:
City of Watertown Website to download application and instructions. Application Deadline is Jan 19, 2017.


  • Application Deadline January 19, 2017
  • Written Test January 21, 2017
  • Oral Interviews the during the week of January 30, 2017
  • List established February 14, 2017

Please direct all questions pertaining to the application process to Assistant Fire Chief Kraig Biefeld at or by calling 920-206-4243

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