Employment

Open Positions:

Administration: Full-Time Records Administrator/Administrative Assistant

Fire Department: Intern Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department: Auxiliary Member

Fire Department: Paid-On-Call Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department: Part-Time Duty Officer

Police Department: Full-Time Police Officer

General Application for Employment

Administration/Police Departments:

Full-Time Records Administrator / Administrative Assistant

The Village of Maple Bluff is currently accepting applications for a full-time Records Administrator / Administrative Assistant. This position is unique within our agency and works approximately 75% of time in the Administrative Department and approximately 25% of time in the Police Department. Applicants would work approximately 40 hours a week from 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, with occasional evening support obligations. Resumes will be accepted continuously, and interviews scheduled as needed. For more information, contact Sarah Danz at (608) 244-3048 or sdanz@villageofmaplebluff.com.

TO APPLY: Submit resume and application to Sarah Danz, 18 Oxford Place, Madison, WI 53704 or sdanz@villageofmaplebluff.com. Please note that qualified applicants may be invited to appear before an oral board and may be required to complete psychological exam, drug screening, and extensive background investigation.

THE VILLAGE OF MAPLE BLUFF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Full Position Summary
Application

Fire Department:

Intern Firefighter/EMT

The Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department is seeking highly motivated individuals for our live-in Fire Protection Internship Program. This two year program is for students enrolled in Madison College’s Fire Protection Technician Associates Degree Program. Students accepted into our internship will be given tuition assistance, bi-monthly stipend, paid certifications, free housing, and more. Accepting applications until February 25, 2023.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • be a United States citizen
  • be at least 18 years of age prior to starting Madison College’s Associates Degree Program
  • be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency diploma
  • Enrolled in or on the waiting list for the Fire Science Associates Degree Program at Madison College
  • possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license
  • must be of good mental and physical health
  • pass a physical agility/written examination
  • pass a pre-employment medical/drug screening

QUALITIES DESIRABLE IN A FIREFIGHTER/EMT:

  • motivation to serve
  • effective communication skills
  • good physical, mental, emotional health
  • ability to exercise sound judgment
  • strong sense of responsibility
  • compassion in all situations
  • ability to work as team member
  • honesty and integrity
  • good problem-solving skills
  • desire to work hard
  • positive attitude

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Internship applications must be received by February 25th, 2023. For an applicant to be considered for the position, the following must be turned in:

  • Completed Application
  • Copy of Driver’s License
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Copy of Birth Certificate

Completed materials can be emailed to Assistant Chief Jeff Drager (jdrager@villageofmaplebluff.com) or dropped off at our station located at Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department, 18 Oxford Place, Madison, WI 53704.

INTERVIEWS
Internship interviews will be held in March.

JOB OFFER
Internship candidates who are accepted into the program will be notified prior to April 11th, 2023.

INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

Auxiliary Member

Are you interested in helping our community and the Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department, but don’t necessarily want to become a firefighter? Our Fire Department’s Auxiliary may be perfect for you.

Auxiliary members:

  • Assist the fire rescue department association with fund raising
  • Provide rehabilitation to personnel during long duration incidents
  • Plan and assist with public events
  • Promote educational and social goals of the fire department

For additional information about our fire department auxiliary, please contact Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Drager jdrager@villageofmaplebluff.com or fill out an application.

Download FD Application


Paid-On-Call Firefighter/EMT

The Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department is currently recruiting volunteers for the positions of Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Would you like to be trained to assist in an emergency, and use your free time to help make a difference in our community?

Simply fill out an application and submit it to Assistant Chief Jeff Drager at jdrager@villageofmaplebluff.com or deliver to the firehouse. Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to apply:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to pass a criminal background check
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Live or work within approximately 15 minutes of the MBFD station

Download FD Application


Part-Time Fire Department Duty Officer

The Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department is currently accepting applications for part time relief officers. Part time relief officers work as fill in supervisors for MBFD full time staff. Relief officers work a maximum of 1100 hours per year on a fill-in, as needed, basis. Resumes will be accepted continuously and interviews scheduled as needed. For more information, contact Chief Kristopher Loy at (608) 244-3390. TO APPLY: Submit resume and application to Chief Kristopher Loy, Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department, 18 Oxford Place, Madison, WI 53704 or kloy@villageofmaplebluff.com. NOTE: Qualified applicants may be invited to: appear before an oral board, complete psychological exam, drug screening, extensive background investigation, and a medical examination. VILLAGE OF MAPLE BLUFF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

POSITION SUMMARY

The position involves, but is not limited to, supervision of firefighting, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and special rescue incidents. Relief Officers also help ensure compliance with department policies, procedures, and special instructions through the chain of command.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

When necessary, act as Incident Commander of all firefighting, hazardous materials, emergency medical, and rescue operations of the department until relieved by other command staff. Cooperate with other municipal departments and any outside agencies in the resolution of problems.
Encourage a positive attitude among the membership of the fire department at all times. Assist with department activities as needed and work cooperatively with the officers and members of the department to accomplish our mission.

CERTIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Wisconsin Firefighter II Certification required
  • State of Wisconsin Advanced EMT License required
  • Three (3) years experience as an active firefighter with increasing levels of responsibility required
  • Course work towards a fire science degree desirable
  • Fire Officer I
  • Wisconsin Entry Level Driver/Operator Pumper (or higher)
  • Fire officer/incident command experience is highly desirable
  • ICS 100 & 200 required. ICS 300 & 400 must be completed within one year​

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of firefighting and rescue techniques, emergency medical services operations, and the scientific principles involved in fire suppression and hazardous materials incidents.
  • Extensive knowledge of and skill in the operation and maintenance of various types of firefighting apparatus and equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the use of firefighting and emergency medical tools, equipment and apparatus, and an ability to demonstrate their use to others.
  • Ability to plan, assign, direct, and supervise personnel and equipment under emergency conditions.
  • Demonstrate initiative and exhibit a positive attitude.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with personnel of the fire department, emergency medical service, other village departments, community officials, and the general public.
  • Possess good judgment and a calm, experienced, approach to emergency situations.
  • Ability to analyze problems, and reach acceptable and workable solutions.
  • Demonstrate capability to handle incident command responsibilities.
  • The ability to successfully motivate other firefighters.

Download FD Application

Police Department:

Full-Time Police Officer

It is essential for the Maple Bluff Police Dept. to find people who have the right character traits to work in our community. Integrity, Compassion, Trust, and Dedication are the values at the core of our agency. We have numerous calls for service annually and we utilize our policing philosophies to build trust, promote relationships, and deter crime in our community. Because of the wide variety of assistance police officers must provide within the community along with the complexity of policing, the law enforcement profession presents more challenges than ever. Officers must be able to adapt quickly and problem solve effectively. Education and training are vital to the success of our organization.


Hiring Process:

  • Application (DJ-LE 330)
  • Oral interviews
  • Psychological profile
  • Medical examination
  • Drug screening
  • Background investigation


Responsibilities:

  • Operate a law enforcement vehicle during emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and on road conditions affected by fog, smoke, rain, ice or snow.
  • Exercise appropriate and independent decision making in determining when reasonable suspicion exists to detain, when probable cause exists to arrest and search and when appropriate force may be used gain and maintain control.
  • Patrol streets, roads, alleys, business and residential areas of the city enforcing traffic, parking, criminal laws and city ordinances. Checks suspicious persons and/or vehicles.
  • Responds to a wide variety of calls for service and investigates domestic violence, thefts, burglaries, assaults, missing children/persons, family disputes, alarms, and other law and ordinance violations.
  • Interview witnesses, suspects and victims.
  • Prepares full and comprehensive investigative and other types of reports, including sketches.
  • Testifies in court using good communication skills.
  • Serves warrants and subpoenas. Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the preparation and processing of citations, affidavits and warrants.
  • Conduct visual and audio surveillance.
  • Effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting suspects using maneuvers and weapons and resort to the use of hands and feet and other approved weapons in self-defense.
  • Detect and collect evidence and substances that provide the basis of criminal offenses and infractions.
  • Perform rescue functions at emergencies, accidents and disasters, administering first aid, CPR and using an automatic emergency defibrillation unit.
  • Proficiently and safely load, unload, aim and fire handguns, shotguns, rifles and other agency firearms from a variety of body positions, while under stressful conditions.
  • Perform all lawful assignments as prescribed by the Chief of Police or his designee and perform miscellaneous services as required by state law, city ordinance and department policy.

Job Application DJ-LE 330

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Contact Person:

Tanner Nystrom
Maple Bluff Police Department
18 Oxford Place
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: 608-244-1430
email: tnystrom@villageofmaplebluff.com