About the Department
The City of Waukesha Fire Department is a career department with 96 full-time firefighters and officers. We are a group of professionals, working together to save lives and property. We provide:
Education and inspection services
Emergency medical services (basic and advanced life support)
We respond from 5 firehouses, protecting approximately 70,700 citizens in a 25.07 square mile radius.
Training for Firefighters
Firefighters receive 200 hours of basic instruction over a 4-week
recruit program and an additional 200 hours of education and evaluation
over an 18 month probationary period.
Pay & Benefits
Starting pay for firefighters is comparable to other similar
departments with excellent fringe benefits that include medical and
dental insurance, paid vacations, and a comprehensive pension and
Career advancement opportunities are available in the areas of: