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Job Announcement
Paid-On-Premise Firefighter/EMS Professionals
Proudly serving the Villages of Dousman, Summit, Sullivan and the Townships of Ottawa, Sullivan and Concord.

We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals looking to initiate or expand their career in Fire/EMS Services. Candidates should be self motivated and able to work well as members of a diverse team, as well as independently with minimal supervision. The Dousman Fire District is accepting applications for:

  • Paid-on-Premise Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Paid-on-Premise Firefighter/Advanced EMT
  • Paid-on-Premise Firefighter/EMT

The Dousman Fire District operates and staffs three stations which provide fire suppression, rescue operations, community education/outreach, and emergency medical services at the paramedic level to six communities in Waukesha and Jefferson Counties. Covering approximately 125 square miles, the Dousman Fire District’s service area is a diverse mix of suburban, rural, and wild land-urban interface with a population of approximately 15,000. The District’s annual call volume is nearly 1,500 calls per year including a mix of fire, emergency medical, and high acuity incidents which has continued to increase every year. The District is a combination department comprised of two full-time, two regular part-time, and approximately 90 paid-on-premise/paid-on-call personnel. Included in the Fire District’s coverage area are a State Forest, Level 2 trauma center, several miles of Interstate 94, a large behavioral/mental health hospital, two large elderly living facilities, and several schools.
Compensation: Standby rate is $7.25 per hour with an increase range of $17.00 to $20.00 per hour when on a call. Additional benefits include modern equipment and facilities, living and sleeping quarters, and paid educational opportunities.
Minimum requirements: for the positions include a high school diploma or GED, 18 years of age, a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, Wisconsin Firefighter I certification, and a current Wisconsin EMT-Basic license or higher. Selected applicants will be invited to interview, and are then subject to a pre-employment physical and drug test, and a criminal background check. All applicants must provide copies of the required certifications and documents when submitting their applications.
Applications can be obtained at the Dousman Fire District Station 1, located at 107 S. Main Street in Dousman from 0600-1500 or on our website at Questions regarding the positions or the application process should be directed to Deputy Chief Tim Meyer at (262) 965-2262 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Completed applications should be submitted to the attention of Deputy Chief Tim Meyer and may be mailed or emailed to his attention.


Bradley R. Bowen – Chief
Dousman Fire District
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