Welcome to the site of the

Western Lakes Fire District

Proudly Serving:

Town of Ashippun | Town of Concord | Village of Dousman | Village of Lac La Belle | City of Oconomowoc

Town of Oconomowoc | Town of Ottawa | Town of Sullivan | Village of Sullivan | Village of Summit

The Western Lakes Fire District (WLFD) provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to ten municipalities in Waukesha, Dodge, and Jefferson counties. WLFD proudly is owned and operated by the City of Oconomowoc, Village of Summit, Village of Dousman, and Town of Ottawa through an intergovernmental agreement. The District also serves the Town of Ashippun, Town of Concord, Village of Lac La Belle, Town of Oconomowoc, Town of Sullivan, and Village of Sullivan. WLFD serves over 34,000 residents and covers over 158 square miles with an annual call volume of approximately 3,400 calls

The Western Lakes Fire District has immediate openings to qualified applicants for the following positions:
  • Paid-on-Call/Volunteer Firefighters or EMTs
  • Part Time Positions for: All EMS Levels (EMT, AEMT, Paramedic)
  • Part Time Positions for dual certified Firefighter/EMT’s/AEMT/Paramedic
  • Internship Positions

The District offers employees a positive work environment and facilities along with competitive wages, with the possibility of enrollment in the Wisconsin Retirement System. 

Application can be obtained at any of the Western Lakes Fire Stations or online here.

WLFD employs ten full-time personnel and approximately 130 part-time and paid-on-call personnel. Four stations are located to provide the best service to the communities and include: Pabst Station #1, 1400 Oconomowoc Parkway in the City of Oconomowoc; Dousman Station #2 at 107 S. Main Street in the Village of Dousman; Oconomowoc Station #3 at 212 S. Concord Road in the City of Oconomowoc; and Sullivan Station #4 at 912 Front Street in the Village ofSullivan.

Questions regarding the positions or the application process should be directed to Deputy Chief Tim Meyer at 262-965-2262 or email at tmeyer@westernlakesfd.org

Completed applications can be emailed to applications@westernlakesfd.org.

Applications can also be mailed or delivered to the Western Lakes Fire District, Attention Deputy Chief Meyer, 107 S. Main Street, Dousman, WI 53118.