Job Postings

Firefighter/Paramedic
City of Watertown, WI

The Watertown Fire Department is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of Watertown. The Watertown Fire Department is looking for energetic personnel that are dedicated to providing public service in areas of fire protection, emergency medical services, fire prevention, and public education. Starting salary for a firefighter/paramedic is $49,465 a year.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 18 years or older at time of application
  • Possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
  • Graduated from High School or have equivalency
  • Pass written test and interview process
  • Pass all medical and psychological requirements

Requirements at Time of Hire:

  • Wisconsin Firefighter II certification (or ability to obtain Wisconsin certification through reciprocity)
  • Wisconsin Paramedic license (or ability to obtain Wisconsin licensure through reciprocity)
  • Pass CPAT Assessment

Apply At:

City of Watertown Website http://www.ci.watertown.wi.us/employment_application.php to download application and instructions. Application Deadline is June 14, 2017.

Timeline:

  • Application Deadline June 14, 2017
  • Written Test Tuesday June 28, 2017 at 6pm or Saturday July 1, 2017 at 9 am
  • Oral Interviews the during the week of July 17, 2017
  • List established August 14, 2017

Questions:

Please direct all questions pertaining to the application process to Assistant Fire Chief Kraig Biefeld at kbiefeld@cityofwatertown.org or by calling 920-206-4243


Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic 
Village of Sussex

The Village of Sussex is accepting applications for the Position of Firefighter/Paramedic. These positions are part-time paid on premise. Shifts are 12 hours (06:00-18:00 and 18:00-06:00) and there is a weekend/holiday commitment. Part-time positions are limited to (2) 12-hour shifts per week (24 hours total). Pay range for these positions is $13.14 to $19.08 per hour depending on experience and qualifications. Additional benefits include access to on-site workout facility while on-duty, fully furnished living quarters, and training opportunities.

Minimum qualifications for the position are: 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED, possession of a valid driver's license with a good driving record, a current State of Wisconsin EMT-Paramedic license, State of Wisconsin Firefighter I, State of Wisconsin Driver Operator Pumper within one year of appointment.

Preferred, but not required qualifications, include: CCEMT-P or Critical Care Endorsement, State of Wisconsin Firefighter II, State of Wisconsin Fire Inspector I, Current CPAT Card.

Applicants will be subject to a pre-employment physical, drug test, and a criminal background check. All applicants must provide copies of the required certifications and documents when submitting their electronic applications. First review of applicants will be completed on May 30, 2017.

Applicants will submit applications and qualification documentation via the village of Sussex website www.villagesussex.org. No paper copies will be accepted.

The Village of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Executive Director, Porter County Communications (911) & Office of Emergency Management
Porter County, IN

POSITION: Executive Director, Porter County Communications (911) & Office of Emergency Management

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Postmarked on May 12, 2017

Position Summary
Under direction of Porter County Commissioners, serves as the chief administrative officer for Porter County Dispatch Center (C-Comm 911) and Porter County Emergency Management Agency. Provides leadership, strategic planning and support to develop, implement, and evaluate effective procedures and programs ensuring Porter County resident’s safety. 

Minumun Qualifications

Education
Bachelor’s degree (accredited college or university) in business, public administration, information technology, or related field is desired. Advanced professional development training advantageous. 

Experience
Seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience preferably in public safety communications in senior managerial position within multi-jurisdictional environment.

Integrity
Models and acts in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.

Leadership
Possess well-developed leadership skills that demonstrate ability to make difficult, timely and periodically unpopular decisions.  Support and implement subordinate employees’ suggestions and ideas as appropriate.  Develop and sustain strong collaborative county, municipal and private organization partnerships.

Problem Solving
Flexible approach to problem solving; seeks all alternatives; potential consequences; and, receptive to suggestions of others prior to decisions.

Certifications
Completion or complete following employment:

  • Requisite State of Indiana 911 and Emergency Management certifications;
  • IS-100; IS-200.b; IS-251; IS-700; IS-802; and, IS-951; and,
  • NENA ENP & NENA Center Manager certification

Download More Information Here

SUBMIT RÉSUMÉ AND COVER LETTER TO:
REM Management Services, Inc. 
P.O. Box 5132
Lansing, Illinois  60438-5132

Porter County, IN considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic
City of Beaver Dam, WI 

The City of Beaver Dam Fire Department is establishing an eligibility list for the position of full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. The eligibility list will remain in effect for one year from the date of PFC approval. The current starting salary for full-time members is $3,990.07 per month.  A complete job description is available on line at WWW.cityofbeaverdam.com.

Applications for this position can accessed on line at the Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) link below. The open application period is May 1, 2017 to June 1, 2017. Applications must be post marked by June 1, 2017. Applications must be returned to FVTC.

https://www.fvtc.edu/employers/public-safety-training/fire-protection/fire-departments-fox-valley-regional-hiring-process-cpat

Qualifications and proof of qualifications at time of application are:

  • Be 18 years of age at time of application;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen;
  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Valid driver’s license, eligible for Wisconsin Drivers License;
  • Firefighter I certification, Wisconsin or out-of-state with IFSAC certification;
  • Valid Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician license-Paramedic license, or currently enrolled in a paramedic training program. Applicant must be a licensed paramedic at time of hire.

Due at time of hire are:

  • State of Wisconsin Paramedic License.
  • Residency within 15 miles of city boundaries within twelve months of hire;

Although not required, preference may be given to applicants who prove at the time of hire they possess additional level of education or certification, including:

  • Diver;
  • Associate in Applied Science in fire or closely related field and/or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Wisconsin Critical Care Paramedic License;
  • Wisconsin Motor Pump operator (required within 2 years of hire);
  • Wisconsin Firefighter II (required within 2 years of hire).

In addition to the FVTC requirements, the hiring process will include:

  • Written exam.
  • Oral interview.

A list of qualified candidates will be presented to the Police and Fire Commission for the establishment of the eligibility lists. Additional processes to be completed prior to the employment include:

  • Chief’s interview;
  • Background investigation;
  • Medical exam;
  • Psychological exam;
  • Chief’s recommendation to PFC;
  • Appointment by PFC.

The City of Beaver Dam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City will provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, sex, veteran status, or disability, or any other basis prohibited by Federal or State law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the City intends to comply fully with all Federal and State laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law.  Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact the City Clerk’s Office at 920-887-4600.

If you have any questions about the position or application process, please direct your questions to me before turning in the application.

Sincerely,
Alan D. Mannel
Fire Chief 


Firefighter/EMT
City of Kenosha 


General Overview of Position
Work Schedule: Twenty-four (24) hours on duty followed by forty-eight (48) hours off duty

This position is represented by Local 414 of the International Association of Firefighters (AFL-CIO-CLC) and is covered by a fair share agreement.

This recruitment is open to all qualified applicants meeting the minimum qualifications.  Firefighter recruitments are conducted approximately every two years.  This recruitment will establish an eligibility list of qualified applicants that will be considered for any Firefighter vacancies that occur between late 2017 through 2018 unless the list is replaced or extended by the Police & Fire Commission, or ten (10) or fewer names remain on the list. 

Appointed incumbents are on probation for a full calendar year after completion of basic recruit training and may be removed without cause and without any right of appeal.  Appointed incumbents must obtain a Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) license within two years of their hire date and maintain such EMT throughout the term of their employment.  Failure to maintain the EMT license shall subject the appointed incumbent to termination.  Appointed incumbents also, at the discretion of the City, may be required to obtain and maintain a paramedic certification within an eight (8) year period.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the paramedic training when assigned or failure to maintain any required paramedic license or certificate shall subject the appointed incumbent to termination.  

Incumbents hired must comply with all departmental policies and procedures.

Residency requirement: Prior to the completion of the probationary period, applicants must reside within Kenosha County, Racine County (except the Town of Waterford; however the Village of Waterford is acceptable), Franklin, Oak Creek, or South Milwaukee. The incumbent of this position is required to maintain such residency during the term of employment. 

More information can be found online, here


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