Employment Opportunities

Job Position:  Firefighter

The North Shore Fire Commission, the City of Wauwatosa Police and Fire Commission and the City of West Allis Police and Fire Commission are accepting applications to fill current and future vacancies on the entry level Firefighter/EMT staff of the North Shore Fire Department, Wauwatosa Fire Department, and West Allis Fire Department.  This is a joint hiring process; however, each Fire Department will be creating a separate hiring eligibility list.  Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, valid Driver's License, 18 years of age by due date of application, Wisconsin EMT license and Wisconsin Firefighter I certification or equivalent.  Preferred:  Nationally Registered Paramedic Technician License.  Preference Points: Preference points will be given to candidates who have obtained additional general and fire education and/or emergency medical licenses and certifications.  Application Process:  Interested candidates should apply on-line at the City of Wauwatosa's website: here. The process will open December 1, 2016 and the deadline to apply and submit required documents is 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

Please Note: Qualified candidates must successfully pass written examination, Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT), oral interviews, background and psychological investigations, medical examination and drug screen and possess a valid Wisconsin Driver's License.

The North Shore Fire Department provides fire, rescue and emergency medical services to the communities of Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hills, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay.  The Wauwatosa Fire Department provides fire, rescue and emergency medical services to the community of Wauwatosa.  The West Allis Fire Department provides fire, rescue and emergency medical services to the community of West Allis.


Job Position:  Community Relations Officer, part-time

The North Shore Fire/Rescue Department seeks an expeienced professional for the position of part-time Community Relations Officer.  North Shore Fire/Rescue provides emergency prevention services to the City of Glendale and Villages of Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, River Hills, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay.

This position requires strong knowledge of development and delivery of fire and life safety programs for a variety of ages, cultures and communities.  The Department is seeking a person who is experienced in risks that communities face specific to fire, safety and medical related issues.  The ideal candidate should also have experience in dealing with media and in fire code enforcement.

Minimum qualifications for this position include the ability for the candidate to meet the requirements of National Fire Protection Association Standard 1035 for Public Fire and Life Safety Educator I and a valid Wisconisn driver's license.

The position is required to work a variety of hours to meet the Department's needs.

Please review the following information:  Job Description and Application

Completed applications should be submitted to the address below by Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.:

North Shore Fire Department, Attn:  Community Relations Officer Application, 4401 W. River Lane, Brown Deer, WI  53223

The North Shore Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.