Job Postings


The Town of Buchanan (Outagamie County, population 6,935) seeks a Fire & Rescue Chief (part-time). Under general administrative direction, the Fire & Rescue Chief plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Town's public safety functions including fire suppression and prevention, emergency medical services, emergency management, disaster responses, community problem solving, related code enforcement, general community support services, and related support services; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; acts as a member of the Town Board's management team; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Town Board. For a full list of duties refer to the Town's website ( for a complete job description.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: Associate's degree preferred from an accredited college or university with major course work in fire science, emergency management, public administration, business administration or a related field. Five years of increasingly responsible fire/EMS service experience including three years of management and supervisory responsibility. Must have a valid Wisconsin State driver's license. Must have the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check. Must be within a maximum ten (10) minute response time to the Buchanan Town Hall (residency in Town is not required).

Position maintains weekly hours of 10-20 per week. Occasional nights and weekend work may be necessary to accommodate meetings, drills/training and calls for service. Starting wage range is $21.86-$25.69/hour.

A pre-employment application AND resume must be completed and submitted by the deadline of May 27, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Applications are available M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Town Hall or on the Town's website. Information must be returned to the Administrator/Clerk, Town of Buchanan, N178 County Road N, Appleton, WI 54915 by the deadline. Submittals can also be e-mailed to

Deputy Fire Chief - EMS
Mosinee Fire District

The Mosinee Fire District is accepting applications for Deputy Fire Chief - EMS. The Mosinee Fire District operates under an intergovernmental agreement and consists of the City of Mosinee and the Towns of Bergen, Knowlton, and Mosinee. The Deputy Chief is responsible for directing and supervising a department consisting of a full-time Chief, two full-time Deputy Chiefs and 50 paid on call Firefighters and EMT's. This position will require responding on fire and ambulance calls.

Minimum position requirements include:

  • Licensed at AEMT or higher
  • State certified Firefighter 1
  • State certified Emergency Services Instructor
  • Entry Level Officer (Must have certification within one year of appointment)
  • 5 years' experience of progressive fire service experience
  • CPR Instructor 

Preferred qualifications are listed in the complete job description on our web site.

Successful candidates may be subject to multiple interviews, assessment center, background investigation, and drug screening.

The annual starting salary range for this position is $43,356 - $56,112 (DOQ)

Applications and a complete job description are available on-line at the Mosinee Fire District's web page (, or can be picked up in person at Mosinee Fire District Station #1 (601 S. Rangeline Rd.) or at the Mosinee City Hall (225 Main St.). All applications must be returned along with a letter of introduction and current resume. Application information must be dropped off at the Mosinee City Hall no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, May 13th. For questions, contact Chief Jennings at 715-693-2059.

The Mosinee Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Fire Chief
City of Fort Atkinson

The City of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (Pop. 12,355) is currently accepting applications for its next Fire Chief to lead the Fire Department. The Department consists of three full-time firefighter officers, three part-time fire inspectors and approximately 38 paid-on-call volunteer firefighters. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in fire science, public administration or closely related field, five years of progressively responsible public safety experience with at least three years management experience at the Lieutenant level or above, or any combination of education and experience which provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. The City is seeking an innovative, energetic leader with solid experience managing a volunteer department. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead positive change. The successful candidate will have considerable knowledge in public safety administration, budgeting, employee relations, contract negotiations, records systems and public relations. Salary range: $69,176 - $76,648 DOQE, with competitive benefits. A valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator's license and CPR certification required. Residency within fifteen miles required within twelve months. A complete job description can be found at To apply, submit cover letter, resume and five professional references by May 20, 2016 to City Manager, City of Fort Atkinson, 101 North Main Street, Fort Atkinson, WI, 53538 or via email to

Kenosha Fire Department

The City of Kenosha is currently accepting online applications to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for Firefighter/EMT vacancies that occur in late 2016 through mid 2018. Salary schedule is $46,356 to $69,312 annually.

The job posting and requirements can be found by clicking on the following link or by visiting, clicking on Human Resources and Employment Opportunities.


Keep in mind that the City of Kenosha does not accept paper applications. If you are interested, you must apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link within the job posting. Instructions on how to create an account and apply for this position can be found here.

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 PM on May 8, 2016. Please feel free to share this posting with anyone who is interested.

City of Kenosha
625 52nd Street, Room 205
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 653-4130
Affirmative Action
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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