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The Oak Creek Fire Department has 55 employees (53 uniform/career and 2 civilian staff) who provide services 24 hours a day from three fire stations

The department staffs three 24 hour shifts utilizing the schedule of 24 hours on; 48 hours off and serves approximately 36,661 residents in a 28.45 square mile area.

A career with the Oak Creek Fire Department offers security with a fiscally healthy and rapidly growing community. The typical minimum qualifications to join our team include:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • High School Graduate, Associates Degree preferred
  • Valid unrestricted Wisconsin Driver's License
  • Certified as a State of Wisconsin Paramedic
  • Nationally Registered Paramedic
  • Certified as a State of Wisconsin Firefighter II
  • Certified as a State of Wisconsin Driver/Operator (must process within 2 years of hire
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) dated no later than 1 year prior from conditional offer

We are not accepting applications at this time. Please fill out the job interest card to be notified when there is an opening.

Explorer Program

If you are a young adult between the ages of 14 and 21 and are interested in learning more about a career in the fire service, please consider joining our Fire Explorer program.

The Oak Creek Fire Department's Explorer Post 1848 was officially formed on July 16th, 2002. Since then, the Explorers have worked on dozens of projects and have provided hundreds of hours of community service. The Explorer program is led and run by the young adults in the group with adults participating only as trainers and advisers.

The Explorer program is associated with a branch of the Boy Scouts of America known as Learning for Life. Learning for Life Explorer programs place young adults ages 14 through 21 into occupational settings so they can get hands-on experience in a chosen career field. The Oak Creek Fire Department's program has approximately 18 young adults who are interested in either the fire service or the emergency medical field.

For more information on this program, please email Lieutenant Aaron Kolosovsky or contact him at (414) 570-5630.