The City of Watertown
  • Watertown, WI, USA
  • 53,440 - 73,374
  • Other
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Flex Spending, WRS pension, Deferred Compensation, Paid Time Bank, Tuition Reimbursement

Join the Watertown Fire Department!!

The Watertown Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of Watertown. We are looking for energetic personnel that are dedicated to providing public service in areas of fire protection, emergency medical services, fire prevention, and public education. Salary range for a firefighter/paramedic is $53,440 - $73,374.67 per year.

The Watertown Fire Department is a full-time fire department with a service area of 101 square miles covering approximately 30,000 citizens. The fire department operates out of one station which is staffed with a maximum of 8 personnel working 24-hour shifts. The Watertown Fire Department responds to both city and rural emergency calls, uses a two-paramedic service, and ran 2,595 emergency calls in 2020.


  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 18 years or older at time of application
  • Possess a valid State of Wisconsin Driver's License
  • Possess High School Diploma, or have equivalency
  • Possess State of Wisconsin Firefighter I certification
  • State of Wisconsin Paramedic license
  • Candidate Physical Agility Testing (CPAT) Certificate, within past twelve months- AT TIME OF HIRE
  • Wisconsin Firefighter II certification - WITHIN 1 YEAR

Application Process:

  1. Apply online at Attach a copy of your cover letter, resume and certifications.


  • Application Deadline: Monday, October 25, 2021 at 4:00 pm
  • Written Test (Online): Completed by November 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
  • Oral Interview: Thursday, November 4, 2021 starting at 1:00 pm
  • Any applications received after October 25th will be used for future openings.


Please direct all questions pertaining to the application process to Andrea Peters at or 920-261-3610.

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