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Fire Chief

Janesville, Wisconsin


City of Janesville

18 North Jackson Street

Janesville, WI 53548

Phone: 608-755-3080

Fax: 608-755-3035




Starting Salary: $115,000

Population: 64,359

Sworn Officers: 157

Application Deadline: 11/16/18




Fire Chief



Janesville, WI, (population 64,359), a well-regarded Council-Manager community in scenic south central Wisconsin seeks experienced, creative, team-focused, and service-oriented professional to lead the Fire Department in the functions of effective and efficient risk reduction, fire and rescue, emergency medical, and special services in accordance with Federal, State, and City regulations. Responsible for 97 FTEs and a $11.8M operating budget.  Additionally, through an inter-governmental agreement serves as the Fire Chief for the Milton Township / Milton Fire Department consisting of 60 part-time firefighters and a $1M operating budget.


Strong work ethic, integrity, proven and developed leadership, management, analytical & communication skills, adaptability and creativity essential; collaborator with problem solving skills & team building orientation; planning & organizational skills; proven ability to initiate & implement.



Duties include:


Planning and directing the work activities and operations of the Fire Department as set forth by the City Council and City Administration, City policy, and applicable state and federal regulations.



Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field.

  • A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field is preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible management experience in the fire service, with five years of supervisory experience at a department head or division head level.


Starting Salary:


$115,000 firm with opportunity to earn up to a 5% increase after 6 months based on good job performance


Excellent fringe benefits



The job description and additional information

may be found at:


Only properly completed applications submitted on Janesville's HR jobs webpage will be considered.


Position open until filled. November 16, 2018 first review of applications.


Qualified persons should submit a cover letter, résumé of experience and qualifications, and five professional references through the link provided above.
















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