CAREER FIREFIGHTER POSITION
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for it's first career Firefighter/EMT-P. Port Washington, population 11,713, is nestled on the Wisconsin shore of Lake Michigan, just north of Milwaukee. This combination department runs approximately 1,600 calls for service per year providing both fire protection and advanced life support emergency medical care.
Ideal applicants will have an Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technician or Fire-Medic and at least one year of municipal firefighting/ EMS experience. At the time of application candidates should have at minimum: WI Firefighter Level I & Level II (or reciprocity with IFSAC certificate), WI EMT-Paramedic (or reciprocity with NREMT-Paramedic), WI Driver/Operator-Pumper (or reciprocity with IFSAC certificate), WI Fire Inspector I (or reciprocity with IFSAC certificate), and a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.
After application, candidates will be required to take a written exam, conduct oral interviews through an assessment center, undergo drug screening, pass a physical exam, allow a police background check, and complete CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Testing). Successful candidates must establish residency within a 15-mile radius of Port Washington, WI by end of probation.
A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered while working a 24 hours on / 48 hours off schedule. (56 hr. work week/28-day cycle). Benefits will include: Wisconsin Retirement System enrollment, health, dental, and life insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation. The City of Port Washington is an equal opportunity employer.
Completed applications, resume, and copies of appropriate licenses and certifications must be received by U.S. Mail at the time and date listed below.
Any questions can be answered by calling Chief Mark Mitchell at (262) 284-2891 during business hours.