Job Postings

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.

Minimum requirements for these positions include an Associate's Degree in Fire Science with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible fire service experience. A Bachelor's degree is 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.

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 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 May 29, 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.

DeForest Area Fire and EMS 

The DeForest Area Fire and EMS is currently seeking qualified and dedicated individuals for three (3) full time firefighter/Advanced EMT positions. These positions serve as a primary FF/EMT for all emergency calls within the DeForest Area Fire Protection District during scheduled shift hours (16 hour shift rotation). In addition to responding to incidents, this position also performs day-to-day assigned tasks as directed by the Fire Chief. These tasks include, but are not limited to: public education, assist with fire inspections, light equipment maintenance, equipment ordering and stocking, various administrative duties, report writing and data entry. Position requirements include: minimum of 2 years experience as a FF/Advanced EMT, IFSAC accredited Firefighter I and Driver/Operator, all NIMS required courses, valid driver's license and good driving record. Must be able to maintain a positive work environment within a combination department setting. Positions include benefits and starting salary of $17.87/hr. Interested applicants must submit an application (, resume, and list of references by close of business on May 22, 2015 to the Deforest Area Fire and EMS Department, Attn: Chief Nelson, 305 E. Holum St., DeForest, WI 53532.

Part-time Fire Chief
Rothschild Fire Department

Rothschild Fire Department Part-time Fire Chief Position Summary

The Village of Rothschild is seeking candidates for the position of Fire Chief (Part-time). This position will require strong leadership and communication skills for the overall success of the delivery of fire and emergency medical services provided by the department and implementation of a number of recommendations made in a recent organizational review.

Requirements: Qualified applicants must have a comprehensive knowledge of modern firefighting techniques, fire prevention, emergency medical services, training, rules, laws and regulations. The Fire Chief has responsibility for all the activities of the Village of Rothschild Fire Department, and does related work as required.

To be eligible, a candidate shall have at least ten (10) years career or active volunteer experience as a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician, including five years of experience in a superior officer role (Ex. Lieutenant, Captain, Deputy Chief or Chief).

Successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid Wisconsin driver's license. In addition, candidates will need a minimum of Certification as a Fire Fighter II and be certified, or have ability to be certified within two years of hiring, as a Wisconsin State Certified Fire Officer I. A combination of equivalent education, training and/or experience may be considered.

As a condition of employment, applicants should be prepared for a background check that may include: a psychological exam, a physical exam with drug screening, an in-depth background investigation, driver's license check, and credit history check.

Salary Range: $1,000 to $2,000 per month plus $20.00 to $25.00 an hour for emergency responses (dependent upon qualifications and experience)

Hours: Between 16 and 24 hours per week

Applicants must live within a 30 mile radius of the Village of Rothschild fire department and be able to respond to emergencies requiring a chief officer presence.

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit an application, resume and a cover letter detailing their training, experience, qualifications and reason for interest in this position to:

James B. Schmidt, EFO
Interim Fire Chief
Village of Rothschild
211 Grand Avenue
Rothschild, WI 54474

Please direct questions regarding this position to the Interim Fire Chief at 715-897-0599. Village of Rothschild application and fire chief packet are available at the following links:


Fire Chief Packet:

*** The deadline for receiving applications for this position is May 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm. ***

The Village of Rothschild Police and Fire Commission Reserves the Right to Reject any and All Applications.

The Village of Rothschild is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Lake Country Fire & Rescue is currently accepting completed applications from May1st - Friday, May 15, 2015 at 4 p.m. for the full-time position of Fire Chief. Below is a listing of responsibilities and requirements for this position. To view a full job description visit

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Lake Country Fire & Rescue Fire Chief is responsible for the administration, supervision and management of Lake Country Fire & Rescue, an independent governmental unit owned by the Village of Chenequa, City of Delafield and the Village of Nashotah. This position reports to the Lake Country Fire & Rescue Fire Board.

  • The LCFR Fire Chief Leads and Manages; EMS at the advanced paramedic level, fire suppression, fire prevention, fire education, fire safety and inspection, EMS development, surface water rescue and emergency government coordination.
  • The LCFR Fire Chief must employ independent initiative and judgment in decision-making and managing Department operations to promote the welfare of the Department as well as the life and property of the citizens served by Lake Country Fire & Rescue.
  • The LCFR Fire Chief must have the management skills of a municipal administrator, be capable of short and long term planning, labor law, personnel administration
  • The LCFR Fire Chief must have the entrepreneurial skills to secure and maintain contracts and affiliations that generate revenue to offset municipal cost of funding the department.
  • The LCFR Fire Chief is an exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.


  1. A minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a full time firefighter/paramedic at time of hire
  2. Must possess State Certified Firefighter and EMS certification at the paramedic level
  3. A minimum of three (3) years of combined experience in administrative and or supervisory position with a Fire Department at the time of hire
  4. Bachelor's degree desired; a minimum of an Associate Degree in Fire Technology/Fire Administration or equivalent education or experience at the time of hire required
  5. Must be a State Certified Fire Inspector within 3 years of being hired.
  6. Possess and maintain a valid Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Operator's License
  7. Live and maintain residency within ten (10) mile radius of Fire Station 2 within 18 months of date of hire. 


  • Ability to read, write and speak English in order to analyze and interpret statutes, court decisions, safety rules, procedure manuals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from fellow officers and the general public.

If you have any difficulty viewing or downloading the application packet please contact Sandy Rosch at 262-303-4524 to request the application and related information be emailed to you. Thank you!

EMS Director & Fire Chief
North Fond du Lac EMS / Fire Department

North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (Pop. 5014) is seeking applications for the position of EMS Director / Fire Chief. The position involves the overall organization, supervision, planning, and directing of both the full time and volunteer medical service and the volunteer fire department. Applicants must have a Paramedic certification and a minimum of Firefighter I certification. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of progressive experience. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills in budgeting, coordinating full time and volunteer staff, interpersonal skills and grant writing experience. A candidate is not required to have a degree in a related field but will be given extra consideration if achieved. Salary will range from $64,000 to $72,000, DOQ, plus an excellent benefits package. Application deadline is May 18, 2015.

The EMS / Fire Department is a community-oriented department with a full time paramedic EMS service and a volunteer Fire Department. The Department receives around 600 EMS calls and 90 Fire / rescue calls a year. The general operation budget for the 2015 EMS/Fire Department is $800,000.

If interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a completed cover letter, application and resume describing your experience as it relates directly to this position along with copies of certifications, electronic application submission only. Submit your application to You may obtain application materials and a complete description of the position through the Village web site, You may contact Chuck Hornung, Village Administrator with any questions at 920-929-3765 or email


Part Time Dayshift Firefighter/ AEMT
Lake Geneva Fire Department 

The Lake Geneva Fire Department is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies and establish an eligibility list for the immediate hiring of several part time dayshift firefighter/ AEMT's.

Applicants must pass a background investigation, provide a valid driver's license, possess a clean driving record and pass an oral interview. Upon submission of a completed application, completion of a background and driving record investigation, any remaining applicants will be requested to appear before the Chief(s) of the department and the Police and Fire Commission.

Upon certification of the Police and Fire commission, the applicant may be offered a position within the department or placed upon a hiring list which shall be maintained for two years. If an offer is extended and accepted, the applicant will be placed on probation for a minimum of six months.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum age of eighteen (18)
  • Valid driver's license with a driving record that meets the City of Lake Geneva Standards
  • Read, write and understand the English language
  • Wisconsin Firefighter 1 certified (out of state certifications must have an IFSAC or NFPA seal)
  • Wisconsin AEMT licensure or current NREMT certification and ability to obtain State of Wisconsin AEMT licensure

Wages & Benefits

  • Starting wage: $15.38 per hour
  • Wisconsin Retirement system eligible
  • Employer sponsored 401(a) retirement plan
  • Position is represented by the Lake Geneva Firefighters Association

Applications may be picked up in person at:

Lake Geneva Fire Department
Station #1
730 Marshall Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

or are available for download here.

Application deadline: June 1, 2015

Should you have any further questions or require further assistance, please contact:

Fire Chief Brent Connelly
Phone: 262-248-6075

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