Fire/Crash Rescue Specialist: Dane, Juneau and Milwaukee Counties Wisconsin Deadline October 27, 2015

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Fire/Crash Rescue Specialist

Deadline: October 27, 2015

Salary: $13.69 Per hour

Job Description:

The employment registers established from this recruitment will be used to staff vacancies which may occur during the next six to twelve months in the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) at the Air National Guard Base, Truax Field in Madison; the Air National Guard Base, Mitchell Field in Milwaukee; and/or the Combat Readiness Training Center, Volk Field in Camp Douglas. Positions have a normal scheduled workweek that is shift type work of up to 56 hours per week, and may include 8, 16 or 24-hour coverage, depending on mission requirements. Varying schedules may include nights, weekends and holidays.


We have current vacancies at all three locations, with 4 vacancies at Mitchell Field.


Job Duties: Prevent, control and extinguish all types of structural, aircraft, missile, separate or component weapons, vehicle, ground, and other miscellaneous fires or potential fires; perform related rescue, first aid and property preservation; operate and maintain all types of fire fighting and related rescue vehicles, equipment systems, devices and apparatuses; perform fire prevention inspections; operate emergency communication systems; and perform administrative duties.

Special Notes: In addition to the requirements listed in the Special Qualifications section above, a criminal background check will be conducted prior to selection.  Also, a Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance investigation will be conducted after hire and obtaining that clearance is a condition of employment.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of recognized aircraft and structural fire fighting and fire prevention methods, practices and related sciences, equipment, chemicals and techniques used; operation of all fire fighting equipment, tools and apparatuses under extreme emergency and adverse conditions; rescue, first aid methods and practices, including CPR; detection, identification and documentation of fire hazards and equipment defects. Effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to operate personal computer in the Windows environment. Ability to work harmoniously under a team concept. Must possess the physical, mental and emotional ability to act and perform under stressful and strenuous emergency conditions.

How To Apply: If you have a Wiscjobs account:
1. If you are already logged in, go to step 2. If not, click “Log in to Apply” at the top of the job announcement and log into your account. After you have logged in, find and view Job Announcement code 1503636.
2. Click “Apply Now” at the top of the announcement.
3. Review your Job Application, make any necessary updates, and click “Continue”. 
4. Complete the Job Preferences page and click “Continue”.
5. You will then follow the prompts to attach your resume.
6. You will be taken to the first page of the exam. Follow the exam instructions and click “Save and continue” at the bottom of every page after answering the questions.
7. When you have answered all the questions, click “Finalize Exam” to submit your application for this job.

If you do not have a Wiscjobs account:
1. Click “Log In” at the top of the page.
2. Click “Create New Account” and follow the steps to create a new account.
3. Search for Job Announcement 1503636, click “Apply Now” at the top of the page, and complete steps 3-7 above.

Your responses to the exam questions will be used to determine your qualifications for this position. Resumes are not scored and will not be accepted in lieu of exam materials. Those deemed to be most qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. If you have problems with or are unable to complete the online application process, contact Steve Janisch by phone at 608-242-3166, or email at

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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