The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for a Career Paramedic position.  Port Washington, population 11,713, is nestled on the Wisconsin shore of Lake Michigan, just north of Milwaukee.  Our combination department runs approximately 1,700 calls for service per year, providing fire protection and emergency medical care.

The Port Washington Fire Department has been providing pre-hospital emergency care since 1949.  As a 911-based service, we deliver advanced life support to the citizens of Port Washington and provide ALS intercepts for all of Northern Ozaukee County.  The Port Washington Fire Department maintains an active Rescue Task Force, Bluff Rescue, and Dive team.  Our 3 ambulance and 1 intercept vehicle fleet is equipt with top-of-the-line equipment including: Stryker Power-LOAD stretchers, LIFEPAK 15 cardiac monitors, and McGrath video laryngoscopes.  Utilizing progressive, evidence-based, protocols our Paramedics are afforded the ability to practice at the top of their license.  Opportunities will be available to lead training, develop quality improvement initiatives, and organize public outreach programs. 

Ideal candidates are enthusiastic, energetic, and driven Paramedics who are committed to helping others and the organization succeed.  They must possess a WI EMT-Paramedic (or reciprocity with NREMT-Paramedic) Certification and a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.  Applicants will be required to complete an assessment center evaluation, conduct oral interviews, undergo drug screening, and pass both a physical and background check. 

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, 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.


 application deadline: febuary 1st, 2021 @ 5:00pm 


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