Employment

    The Village of Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Department employs full-time and part-time staff.

    Applications are not currently being accepted.

    Full-Time
    Applications for full-time positions are taken when a posting is announced. Typically, the eligibly list is active for one year. The requirements for full-time Firemedic position are:

    • NFPA Firefighter I (eligible for reciprocity to WI FF I)
    • NFPA Firefighter II (within the probationary period)
    • WI Paramedic or NREMT-P (eligible for WI licensure)
    • Valid driver’s license
    • High school diploma/GED
    • Valid CPAT no less than one year old

    Part-Time
    The requirements for part-time employment are similar as those for full-time employment. Part-time employees are required to be at minimum a WI licensed EMT-Basic and a WI Firefighter I prior to employment. Part-time hours are not guaranteed and may vary from week to week depending on staffing requirements. Typically, part-time positions are allotted no more than 28 hours per week, Monday - Sunday. Part-time members are expected to work every week (not casually) and are expected to attend department trainings. The part-time position also has a one year probationary period.

    Candidate Physical Ability Test or "CPAT" is conducted and issued by a licensed agency. CPAT was developed after years of research and input from an international committee comprised of IAFF and IAFC members. During the entire test the candidate must wear a 50 lb. weighted vest (simulating the weight of a fire fighters protective clothing and equipment). The test requires firefighter candidates to engage in the following activities:

    • Stair climb
    • Ladder raise & extension
    • Hose Drag
    • Equipment Carry
    • Forcible entry
    • Search
    • Rescue Drag
    • Ceiling breach & pull

    Contact Us

    If you are interested in employment, You may contact us at the following e-mail address: firerescue@pleasantprairiewi.gov or by phone at 262.694.8027.


    Our mailing address is:

    Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Department
    8044-88th Avenue
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

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