Western lakes fire district
firefighter/paramedic internship

Immediate Openings!


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At leaset 18 years of age
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
  • Pass a hiring, interview, & background check process
  • Pass a pre-employment medical/drug screening
  • EMT license preferred but experience is not required
  • Initial fire & EMS course provided to accept candidates


  • Free room at a fire district station
  • Weekly stipend, starting at $140 per week
  • Full tuition reimbursement ~ $6,000 annually
  • Dual associates degree from local WI technical college 
  • Paramedic certification
  • Guidance from experienced firefighters & paramedics
  • Opportunity to earn an average of $20,000 a year as part-time firefighter/EMT


  • Service 10 communities in 170 Square Miles
  • Diverse mix of suburban, rural, and wildland-urban interface
  • Providing fire suppression, rescue & paramedic-level emergency medical services
  • 4,300 calls for service each year
  • 12-15 personnel staffing 4 ALS ambulances 24 hours a day

Click below to download an application.