Job Postings

Battalion Chief
Bellevue Fire-Rescue Department

The Bellevue Fire-Rescue Department will be creating an eligibility list for the position of Battalion Chief. The department currently looks to fill one open position. The Battalion Chief position requires skills and abilities in managing and extinguishing fires, performing rescues, supervises emergency medical services (as assigned), conducting fire safety inspections and education, apparatus driving and operational actions, participation in training programs as well as station, vehicle and equipment maintenance as all detailed within the Firefighter Job Description for the department. In addition, the Battalion Chief position directly assists the Fire Chief with program management, implementation and reporting, human resources, and direct support to Fire Officers.

Please review the job description for details regarding the responsibilities and accountabilities for this position.

Individuals interested in applying for this position are asked to complete the following steps:

  1. Submit a formal Letter of Interest
  2. Submit a complete resume’ of education and experience; along with copies of each diploma and certificate.

All of the above requirements should be placed in a sealed envelope and delivered to the Fire Chief prior to Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Applicants successfully completing the listed requirements will be eligible to participate in the next step of the promotional process.

The promotional process will include a Chief Officer interview, an assessment center, and an interview with the Fire Chief, followed by a recommendation to the Fire Commission for approval. The Village reserves the right to change or modify this process at any time.

Annual starting salary range will be $65,000-$75,000, depending on qualifications.
Benefits: Wisconsin Retirement System, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability
Work Week: 56 hour work week – California 24 hour schedule.

Please visit Village of Bellevue website (http://www.villageofbellevue.org/) for further details.


Fire Chief
Altoona Fire Dept. – City of Altoona

FIRE CHIEF, FULL-TIME  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, at a minimum, the following:

  • A valid WI driver’s license; if new resident to WI, must obtain within 60 days of hire
  • Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and/or experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 5-years of demonstrated progressive fire leadership experience
  • State of WI Fire Officer I certification or equivalent certification from other state
  • State of WI Fire Inspector I certification within one year of hire
  • ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents within two years of hire
  • ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff within two years of hire
  • Nationally licensed Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) within two years of hire
  • Residency within 10 minutes response time to the fire station within six months of hire

Salary range is $59,217 to $76,418 DOQ + excellent benefits.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  For a full position description and application, go to www.ci.altoona.wi.us/careers.phtml, call 715-839-6092, or email annl@ci.altoona.wi.us.  To apply, send application, cover letter, a résumé to include any certifications, and 3 professional references to the City of Altoona, Attn: Ann Lein at annl@ci.altoona.wi.us or 1303 Lynn Ave, Altoona, WI 54720.  Application materials are due by March 14, 2017.  AA/EOE.


Deputy Fire Chief - Training
The Mosinee Fire District

The Mosinee Fire District is accepting applications for Deputy Fire Chief - Training.  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 2
  • State certified Emergency Services Instructor
  • Entry Level Officer (Must have Officer 1 certification within one year of appointment)
  • 5 years’ experience of progressive fire service experience

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 (www.mosineefiredistrict.org/), 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, February 17th.  For questions, contact Chief Jennings at djennings@mosineefiredistrict.org or 715-693-2059.

The Mosinee Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Asst. Chief & Inspection
City of De Pere Fire Dept.  

The City of De Pere is seeking an Assistant Fire Chief to become an integral part of our team.  The Assistant Fire Chief performs work in the protection of life and property through enforcement of Federal, State, and local fire safety codes as well as duties of a firefighter and managing fire officer.  The Assistant Fire Chief performs inspections, training, public education, fire, and arson investigations and assumes duties of the Chief in the Chief's absence.   Full position details are available on our website at www.de-pere.org; then click on the Jobs tab and click on the position title. 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in fire science or related field, from an accredited university.
  2. Certified as a Firefighter II.
  3. Certified as a Fire Inspector I by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board or ability to obtain certification within two years from date of hire.
  4. Certified Fire Officer II by the Wisconsin Technical College Board or ability to obtain certification within two years from date of hire.
  5. Certified Fire Instructor II by the Wisconsin Technical College Board or ability to obtain the certification within two years from date of hire.
  6. Eight years’ experience in fire service, including four years’ experience in a supervisory/command capacity.  Work history should show a progression of increased responsibility culminating in a role equivalent to a fire officer.
  7. Current National Registry or State of Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification.  EMT-Paramedic certification preferred.
  8. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and good driving record. 

A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Salary Range: Starting salary $71,177 -$81,348 plus an excellent benefits package.  The full salary range is $71,177 - $97,635.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.de-pere.org; then click on Jobs tab and follow the link for employment. 

Application Deadline:  Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.  Applications will begin to be reviewed the week of January 30, 2017.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a talented and diverse workforce.

City of De Pere
Human Resources Department
335 S. Broadway Street
De Pere, WI 54115
(920) 339-4045
Web:  www.de-pere.org – then click on JOBS
E-Mail:  deperehr@mail.de-pere.org


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