Firefighter/Paramedic: Port Washington Wisconsin Deadline: March 15, 2019

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Deadline: March 15, 2019

Salary: $45,000 Annually

Job Description:

The CITY OF PORT WASHINGTON, OZAUKEE COUNTY, WISCONSIN (POP. 11,713) is accepting applications for the position of career Firefighter/EMT-P (Paramedic).

Position Summary:   Information about duties can be obtained by contacting the Port Washington Fire Department at (262) 284-2891.

Qualifications:   Qualifications: U.S. Citizen, graduation or equivalent from high school, and post high school education with emphasis in fire protection and/or Emergency Medical Services. No felony convictions, vision correctable to 20/20, good verbal and written communication skills, clear and concise speech, and the ability to perform essential functions of this position.

An Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technician or Fire-Medic is preferred. One (1) year of firefighting/ EMS experience in a municipality is recommended.

Applicants shall have the following certifications/licenses at time of application:
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)
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License

*IFSAC – International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
**NREMT – National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

How To Apply:   

Candidates are required to take a written exam, oral interviews, assessment center, undergo drug screening, pass a physical exam, allow a police background check, and shall have a current CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Testing) at time of employment. Successful candidates shall establish residency within a 15-mile radius of Port Washington, WI by end of probation.  Port Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications may be obtained online at or at the City Hall, 100 W. Grand Avenue Port Washington, WI 53074 from 8am-5pm.  Completed applications, resume’, and copies of appropriate licenses and certifications must be received by U.S. Mail only, by 5:00 PM, March 15, 2019 at: Port Washington City Hall; 100 W. Grand Avenue; Port Washington, WI 53074

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


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