Job Opportunity: Village of Fontana Fire Department


The Fontana Fire Department is establishing a Fire Fighter/Paramedic eligibility list for full and part time employment opportunities. Fontana Fire Department covers the Villages of Fontana and Williams Bay providing emergency services for approximately 4,000 full-time residents with a large seasonal increase. Fontana Fire Department responds to approximately 800 emergency calls per year in addition to providing public education, fire inspections, and public assistance. Full-time daily staffing of four 24-hour personnel supplemented with part-time and paid on call staff.

2024 Full-Time Hourly Rate – $25.17 to $28.17 – 2024 Part-Time Hourly Rate $24.25 to $27.16

Fulltime Employee Schedule and Benefits
• State of Wisconsin Firefighter Pension System
• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Vacation and Sick time
• Schedules – 24 hours on, 48 hours off with one 24-hour Kelly shift off each 27-day cycle.

Part-time Benefits available after working 1200 hours of work in a 12-month period.
•State of Wisconsin Firefighter Pension System (WRS)
•Health Insurance

Fontana Fire Department was established in 1930 and is complimented by a 75′ Quint, Two Engines, a brush truck, one EMS response vehicle, two ALS ambulances and two boats for water rescue on Geneva Lake. Mutual aid provided to neighboring departments under the MABAS agreements.

Minimum Qualifications include:

• Wisconsin Firefighter I Certification

• Wisconsin EMT-A or Paramedic License

• Valid WI Driver’s License

• Successfully pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen & background check

• At least 18 years of age

Preferred Certifications:

• Emergency Vehicle Operator Certification (CEVO, EVOC)

• Driver/Operator-Pumper Certification

• Driver/Operator-Aerial Certification

• Wisconsin Firefighter II Certification

• Wisconsin Fire Inspector Certification

• Wisconsin Fire Officer I Certification

For more information and applications, please visit the Village of Fontana website at or call (262)275-2131 during normal business hours.

Formal Job Posting Flyer: 2024 Job Posting Firefighter / Paramedic

Application :

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Applications are Due by 5pm on February 9th, 2024