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Fire Inspector
City of Janesville, WI

CITY OF JANESVILLE DIVERSITY STATEMENT:The citizens of Janesville choose this community, not just as a place to live, but as a place to realize life's opportunities. We strive to sustain a community culture where differences are recognized, understood, and appreciated. As such, the City of Janesville recognizes the importance of developing an environment where diversity is not merely accepted but embraced and celebrated. As public servants, we believe everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. To this end, we will diligently recruit and retain the most talented employees in an environment that fosters maximizing one's potential. Therefore, we encourage individuals from all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to consider employment with the City of Janesville and serve the residents of "Wisconsin's Park Place". 

OBJECTIVE:The position of Fire Inspector(s) is a sworn position located in the Fire Prevention Bureau of the Janesville Fire Department. The Fire Inspector is responsible for inspection, code enforcement and independent work in coordinating and performing the ongoing activities of the Fire Prevention Bureau of the Janesville Fire Department. In addition to performing all fire code inspections (in conformance with local, state and federal laws, codes and regulations), the employee is responsible for providing public education, public relations and program work under the general supervision of the Fire Marshal, or in her/his absence, the Deputy Fire Chief. The employee must exercise considerable judgment, discretion and expertise. 

Reports to: Fire Marshal 

Has frequent interaction with shift personnel as their duties pertain to code enforcement, property inspection, prevention bureau training, fire prevention program analysis, fire prevention activities, public education, and fire investigation. Has frequent professional contacts with appointed City officials, Department staff, outside governmental agencies, law enforcement personnel, court officers and attorneys, community organizations, property owners, and the general public.  

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Community Risk Reduction Education Specialist
City of La Crosse

The City of La Crosse is recruiting for the position of Community Risk Reduction Education Specialist. This position is responsible for developing and implementing a variety of public education and volunteer programs for the Fire Department, Fire Prevention and Building Safety Division. This position manages and coordinates educational programs, special events, and volunteer programs as well as interfacing with the media regarding programs, and other City safety education related issues. An incumbent in this class serves as an information resource to the community and will train and direct the Community Risk Reduction Education programs as related to program areas and may oversee the work of volunteers. The position reports to the Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention and Building Safety.

Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience to graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) in Education, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Business Management, Marketing Relations, Communications or related field. Considerable experience (2-5 years desired) in progressively responsible public safety or community education programs, social work, counseling, public relations or marketing, involving public contact. Experience and/or training in public speaking. Starting wage for this non-exempt position is $26.69 - $30.56 depending on qualifications.

The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision plan, Wisconsin Retirement Plan, deferred compensation, Roth IRA, life insurance, income continuation insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. The City of La Crosse supports attaining a representative workforce and workplace equity. Start date for this position is projected to be 7/1/2019.

Applications are accepted until position filled. Application materials and job information can be obtained at To be considered submit a completed City of La Crosse employment application to:

City of La Crosse Human Resources Department
400 La Crosse Street
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Phone (608) 789-7595

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An Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Marshall Area EMS

The Marshall Area EMS Commission is seeking candidates for a career Firefighter/AEMT position. This position will serve both Marshall Area EMS and the Marshall Fire Department. This is a full-time position, working rotating 12-hour shifts, having primary responsibility for staffing the district’s on-duty ambulance from 6a-6p. This position will be serving both departments while on duty in the station and during response for Fire and EMS calls for service. The District is comprised of three towns and the Village of Marshall, covering 72 square miles across northeastern Dane County in south central Wisconsin with a permanent base of approximately 8000 residents. 2018 activity included approximately 750 dispatched incidents with over 80% being EMS related.

Marshall Area EMS is a combination department with a career EMS Director overseeing operations and administrative responsibilities. EMS is licensed with the State of Wisconsin at an Advanced EMT level. The Marshall Fire Department is a volunteer department with 40 members. Both departments are based in a single station located in the Village of Marshall with 7 apparatuses, 2 ambulances, an ATV, and a command vehicle.

The position is hourly with an approximate annual salary of $39,900. The position is also eligible for overtime and includes a competitive range of benefits including health, life, and income continuation insurance; State of Wisconsin retirement (protected); paid time off (vacation, sick); as well as floating holidays.

Interested candidates should visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at for a detailed position description and application materials.

Mail or deliver in person all five components of the application, along with a resume’ and cover letter on or before 5:00 p.m. (CDT), Thursday July 25, 2019 to:

Scott Allain, EMS Director
RE: Career FF/AEMT position Marshall Area EMS
119 Industrial Drive
Marshall, WI 53559-8715


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