Fire Chief / Inspector Position


WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week; 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM M-F, Community Events, On-Call 24/7/365.

SALARY: $40,000 to $50,000/year depending on qualifications.

POSITION SUMMARY: Planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, and monitoring of all phases of the fire department’s activities in protecting life and property, including the assurance that all vehicles, equipment, and fire station facilities are routinely repaired and maintained. Conducting physical inspections to prevent and eliminate potential fire hazards, training and instructing fire department personnel, and the management of firefighting and rescue services. Work is performed under the daily supervision of the City Administrator implementing policies set out by the Police & Fire Commission with funding from the Mayor and Common Council.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 5 years firefighting experience, 2 years of officer experience (command position preferred), minimum Fire Inspector I certification or equivalent, high school diploma or GED, minimum of Fire Fighter 1 certification and fire officers training, supervision training and experience; CPR & first aid training & certification, budgetary experience.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Send cover letter (summary of desire, knowledge of department, applicability of experience/training, availability, salary requirements), resume (positions, dates, salary, size of department), completed application, copies of certifications, and copy of report/work sample to City of Prairie du Chien, Attn: Tina Fuller, City Clerk-Treasurer, 214 E Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 or via email at DEADLINE: Noon September 22, 2017.

For a copy of the job description, employment application, employee benefits, please contact Tina Fuller, City Clerk-Treasurer at (608) 326-6406 or via email at or visit City Hall, 214 E Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI.