Part-Time EMT, AEMT, Paramedic, or Critical Care Paramedic Position Openings

Immediate Openings!


  • High School diploma/GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Valid Wisconsin’s driver’s license
  • Pass a hiring, interview, & background check process
  • Pass a pre-employment medical/drug screening
  • Wisconsin EMT, AEMT, Paramedic, or Critical Care Paramedic license

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Wages, with weekend & holiday differential
  • Ability to be scheduled 12-24 hours/week
  • Opportunity for additional weekly hours, as available
  • State of the art ambulances & medical equipment
  • Positive work environment
  • Sponsorship for additional training (Firefighter, AEMT, Paramedic, Critical Care Paramedic)
  • WRS enrollment for qualified individuals
  • Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (WDC) available

Western Lakes Fire District

  • Serving 10 Communities in 170 Square Miles
  • Diverse mix of suburban, rural, and wildland-urban interface
  • Provies fire suppression, rescue, & Critical Care Paramedic-level Emergency Medical Services
  • 4,300+ Incidents Per Year
  • 12-15 personnel staffing 4 ALS ambulances 24 hours per day

The Western Lakes Fire District (WLFD) provides fire prevention and suppression, rescue, and Critical Care Paramedic-level Emergency Medical Services to eleven municipalities in Waukesha, Dodge, and Jefferson counties. WLFD proudly serves the Town of Ashippun, Town of Concord, Village of Dousman, Village of Lac La Belle, Town of Merton, City of Oconomowoc, Town of Oconomowoc, Town of Ottawa, Town of Sullivan, Village of Sullivan, and the Village of Summit.  

WLFD serves over 40,000 residents and covers 215 square miles with an annual call volume of over 5,500 calls. WLFD employs fourteen full-time and approximately 190 part-time and paid-on-call personnel out of six stations that are located to provide the best service to the communities. 

The Western Lakes Fire District has immediate openings to qualified applicants for the following positions: 

  • Part Time Firefighter / Critical Care Paramedic 

  • Part Time Firefighter / Paramedic 

  • Part Time Firefighter / Advanced EMT 

  • Part Time Firefighter / EMT-Basic 

  • Part Time EMT, Advanced EMTParamedic, or Critical Care Paramedic 

The WLFD offers a competitive wage package that includes shift differential for weekends and holidays. Participation in the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (WDC) Program is available from your first day of employment. Participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System for scheduled employees is also available on the first day of employment Additional benefits include preferential points for any future WLFD full time job offerings, state-of-the-art ambulances and medical equipment, modern facilities with living and sleeping quarters at all six stations, a positive working environment, paid educational opportunities, and sponsorship for additional training (firefighting, AEMT, Paramedic, Critical Care Paramedic, etc.). 

Qualified applicants will be hired to fill positions as needed. An eligibility list will be established for any future openings.  

Minimum requirements for the position include: 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED, possession of a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, a current State of Wisconsin EMT license or abovethe ability to work independently with minimal supervisionState of Wisconsin Firefighter I certification or higher is strongly desired but not required.  Applicants will be subject to a pre-employment physical, drug test, and a criminal background check. All applicants must provide copies of the required certifications and documents when submitting their applications. 

Applications can be obtained at any of the Western Lakes Fire Stations or online at

Questions regarding the positions, the application process or completed applications should be directly emailed to:  Completed applications can also be mailed or delivered to the Western Lakes Fire District, Attn: Human Resources1400 Oconomowoc Parkway, Oconomowoc, WI 53066