Job Postings

Fulltime EMT
McFarland Fire & Rescue Department

The Village of McFarland, WI Fire & Rescue Department is seeking a fulltime EMT. We desire a highly motivated professional with experience working as an Advanced EMT or higher and with ancillary firefighting capabilities. The fulltime EMT will function in all capacities on the Ambulance crew including positions of crew chief, driver, and mentor. The individual must also demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Additionally, the position will include janitorial and maintenance duties. Starting pay $35,994.97 by union contract; work hours is 24/48 rotating schedule. Apply by 4:00 pm February 12, 2016. Contact Tracey Berman, McFarland Human Resources, for full position description and application materials at 608-838-3153 or EOE.

Fire Chief
Village of Jackson

The Village of Jackson, Wisconsin (population 6,851) is seeking to fill a full-time position of Fire Chief. The current fire chief is retiring after twenty-seven years of service with the Jackson Fire Department; fifteen years as its chief. The Village is located just twenty-five miles northwest of Milwaukee and seven miles south of West Bend, at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 45 and State Hwy 60, featuring pleasant neighborhoods, several business parks, and an outstanding park and recreation system.

The position provides overall planning, direction, and administration for all aspects of the Fire Department, including a budget of $600,000. The Department serves the Village of Jackson, the Town of Jackson, and a portion of the Town of Polk. The Fire Chief reports to the Police and Fire Commission, as well as the Village Administrator. The department employs three full-time and approximately forty paid on call firefighters and EMTs.

The qualifications of Fire Chief require the candidate to have served in a managerial role in a municipal fire department for at least ten years and a minimum of five years of progressive responsible fire service command experience at the rank of Captain or above. Qualifications also include certification as a Firefighter II and Fire Officer I, or the ability to obtain Fire Officer I certification within twelve months of hire, as well as the ability to hold a position on the EMS Schedule with a Wisconsin A-EMT License. Candidate must hold a valid Wisconsin Driver's License. Candidate will be expected to pass a physical, drug test, and psychological exam.

A detailed job description and application can be found at the Village website of

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications at $75,000+, benefits. Applications and resumes may be emailed or mailed and received no later than February 19, 2016. All applications must be signed.

Email completed applications and resumes to:

Mail completed applications and resumes to:
Village of Jackson
Clerk-Treasurer's Office
PO Box 637
Jackson WI 53037

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