Job Postings

Director of Emergency Communications
Oak Lawn Emergency Communication Center

The Village of Oak Lawn seeks a highly qualified and motivated individual to fill the position of Director of Emergency Communications of the Oak Lawn Emergency Communications Center. Located 16 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois, the Center is the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) providing Police, Fire and EMS dispatching for the communities of Oak Lawn, Bridgeview, Burbank and Evergreen Park. It also dispatches for the Bedford Park Fire Department and the Central Stickney Fire Protection District. The Center is also the dispatch point for MABAS Division 21, a Fire Department mutual aid system. The service population is approximately 126,000 residents. In 2014 the Center processed over 180,000 Police/Fire/EMS incidents and answered approximately 109,000 administrative calls. NORCOMM Public Safety Communications, Inc. provides 23 FTE operations staff for the Center, which also includes 3 Team Leaders, and an IT Administrator who are Village of Oak Lawn employees.

The Director of Emergency Communications is responsible for the overall management of all communications center functions. As a department head first tier manager and employee of the Village of Oak Lawn, the successful candidate must demonstrate a knowledge and appreciation of public-private partnerships (P3) in the United States. This position offers a career opportunity with a highly regarded Chicago suburban community with excellent municipal customers. The Village of Oak Lawn is partnering with NORCOMM Public Safety Communications, Inc. an established and highly respected private sector public safety communications business. The opportunity to grow the business and expand regional partners is real as the State of Illinois 911 Advisory Board prepares recommendations for the Illinois General Assembly that include a review of further statewide communications centers consolidation.

Successful candidates must have excellent leadership, management and interpersonal communications skills, including the demonstrated ability to interact positively with a wide variety of officials and staff in emergency service situations. Knowledge of police and fire operations and experience with quality management techniques is desirable. A Bachelor's degree along with certification as a public safety communications professional is also desirable. Successful candidates must have a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years experience, at least three (3) of which are in a management capacity in public safety communications or a related field. The annual salary range for this position is $100,000 +/- DOQ and experience. The Village offers a competitive public sector benefits' package. The Village of Oak Lawn is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking qualified applicants, without regard to sex, race, color or ethnic origin. Submit resume, cover letter and five professional references to our on-line application system by March 4, 2015 to the consultants:

Lee McCann and Paul Harlow
Vice Presidents
GovHRUSA
(847) 380- 3240
AT: www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment


Fire/EMS Position
Richfield Volunteer Fire Company

The Richfield Volunteer Fire Company is seeking motivated individuals to staff a full-time and several part-time positions. Please click on the position descriptions below for more information.

Full-Time Position Description
Part-Time Position Description

How to Apply: For an application please visit our website at www.richfieldfire.com or pick one up in person from Station #1. Any questions can be directed to Lieutenant Tony Burgard (262) 628-1601 or email tonyburgard@richfieldfire.com

Applications due by 4pm on Friday, February 13th, 2015 at Station #1, 2008 Hwy 175.

If sending application by mail, send it to: P.O. Box 207, Richfield WI 53076


Fire Chief & EMS Director
North Fond du Lac Fire / EMS Department 

North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (Pop. 5014) is seeking applications for the position of Fire Chief / EMS Director. The position involves the overall organization, supervision, planning, and directing of both the full time and volunteer medical service and the volunteer fire department. Applicants must have a Paramedic certification and a minimum of Firefighter I, with the understanding that Firefighter II and Fire Officer I certification would be required within 12 months of employment. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of progressive experience. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills in budgeting, coordinating full time and volunteer staff, interpersonal skills and grant writing experience. A candidate is not required to have a degree in a related field but will be given extra consideration if achieved. Salary will range from $58,000 to $70,000, DOQ, plus an excellent benefits package. Application deadline is Feb 16, 2015.

The Fire/EMS Department is a community oriented department with a full time paramedic EMS service and a volunteer Fire Department. The general operation budget for the 2015 Fire/EMS Department is $800,000.

If interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a completed cover letter, application and resume describing your experience as it relates directly to this position along with copies of certifications, electronic application submission only. Submit your application to chornung@nfdl.org. You may obtain application materials and a complete description of the position through the Village web site, www.nfdl.org . You may contact Chuck Hornung, Village Administrator with any questions at 920-929-3765 or email chornung@nfdl.org.

EOE


Paid-On-Premise Firefighter/EMT-IT or Firefighter/Paramedic
Dousman Fire District

The Dousman Fire District is currently accepting applications for the position of paid-on-premise Firefighter/EMT-IT or Firefighter/Paramedic. This is to fill current and anticipated openings. Standby rate is $7.25 per hour with an increase to $19.00-$20.00 per hour when on a call, depending on EMT certification. Participation in WRS is also authorized if the hour requirements are met. Additional benefits include modern equipment and facilities, living and sleeping quarters at all three stations, and paid educational opportunities.

Applications can be obtained at Dousman Fire District Station 1 located at 107 S. Main Street in Dousman or online at www.dousmanfd.org. Applications may be picked up at the station Monday through Friday between the hours of 0600-1500.

Click here to download the full postion description.


EMT
Camp Douglas Rescue, Inc. 

EMT's NEEDED: Local & Out of Area Welcome

Camp Douglas Rescue Inc. is looking for motivated, energetic, team oriented and enthusiastic people who would like to care for people in their time of need.

If you have ever wanted to make a difference or wanted to help out your community this opportunity may be for you. Our organization strives in being professional and committed to providing quality Emergency Medical Services that meets the needs of our community.

If you are interested in obtaining an education to become an EMT or AEMT, or if you are currently licensed as an EMT-Basic, EMT-IT, AEMT or Paramedic, we are looking to increase our staffing. Camp Douglas Rescue, Inc. is also interested in hiring Paramedics to practice as an AEMT in preparation for a possible license upgrade in the future.

Benefits: Camp Douglas Rescue, Inc. may pay for your EMT education, refreshers, and some additional training. We are looking for people to staff at our Station for 12 to 24 hour shifts as hours may vary. We also pay volunteer EMT's that live within the local service area to respond from home with additional pay for each call taken.

If this sounds like something that might be a right fit for you, give us a call!

EMS Office: 608-427-6969 Leave Message or Email: cdemt@mwt.net for an Application Packet or Additional Information

James Newlun ~ EMS President


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