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The Dousman Fire District is currently accepting applications for the position of paid-on-premise Firefighter/EMT-IT or Firefighter/Paramedic. This is to fill current and anticipated openings. Standby rate is $7.25 per hour with an increase to $19.00-$20.00 per hour when on a call, depending on EMT certification. Participation in WRS is also authorized if the hour requirements are met. Additional benefits include modern equipment and facilities, living and sleeping quarters at all three stations, and paid educational opportunities.

Applications can be obtained at the Dousman Fire District Station 1 located at 107 S. Main Street in Dousman or online. Applications may be picked up at the station Monday through Friday between the hours of 0600-1500.

Minimum requirements for the position include 21 years of age, high school diploma or GED, possession of a valid driver's license with a good driving record, a State of Wisconsin Firefighter I certificate, a current State of Wisconsin EMT-Intermediate Technician license or EMT-Paramedic license, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Applicants will be subject to a pre-employment physical and drug test, and a criminal background check. All applicants must provide copies of the above qualifications as well as copies requested in the application when submitting their completed packets.

Preference may be given to applicants with both a Firefighter I certification and a current EMT license, applicants with a current State of Wisconsin EMT-Paramedic license, or additional education and/or experience.

The Dousman Fire District is a progressive and growing fire department located in southeastern Wisconsin with a yearly call volume of approximately 1,400 calls. The Fire District provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical services from three stations to approximately 14,000 residents in six communities over 125 square miles in Waukesha and Jefferson counties. The Dousman Fire District is currently licensed at the EMT-Intermediate Technician level, and will be upgrading to the EMT-Paramedic level on July 1, 2014.

Completed applications are to be mailed or hand delivered to the Dousman Fire District, Attention Chief Steve Totzke, 107 S. Main Street, Dousman, WI 53118. Questions regarding the positions or the application process should be directed to Chief Steve Totzke at 262-965-2262 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .