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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