Current Employment Opportunities:
1. Fire Chief: Plymouth, WI (population 8,428), located in Sheboygan County approximately 14 miles from Sheboygan, is seeking an experienced fire service professional to lead its volunteer Fire Department as its Fire Chief. The City’s Fire Department covers the City of Plymouth and Town of Plymouth with an area of 36 square miles and a population of over 10,000. The department has two fire stations (Plymouth City Hall and Town Hall). The current fire Chief is retiring after 50 years of service to the City and Town, 34 years as Fire Chief including 17 years as the first full-time Fire Chief. The Fire Department employs up to 55 paid volunteer personnel. The current operating budget is approximately $266,000 with calls of service ranging from 260 to 343 over the last few years.
The City is seeking an experienced and professional leader with strong management and communication skills. It will be critical for the next Fire Chief to work hand-in-hand with the volunteer members while ensuring accountability and high ethical standards of the department. The candidate must possess an Associate’s degree in Fire Science, Business or Public Administration or related field from an accredited technical college. Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university preferred. Certifications required included Certified Fire Fighter I & II, Driver/Operator-Pumper, Driver/Operator-Aerial, Certified Fire Inspector, Certified Fire Officer I, and State Licensed EMT. As a condition of hire, the City may approve a timetable to acquire certain certifications within an appropriate timetable. A combination of education and experience will be considered to meet the requirements of the job. Residency within 15-miles of the City of Plymouth corporate limits is required.
The initial salary appointment for this position will not exceed $50,000. An attractive benefits package including health insurance, Wisconsin Retirement, and vacation is also offered. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, employment application, and contact information for three professional references no later than December 10th at 4:00 pm. Position posted at: http://www.ciplywi.com/citizen-info/employment/ Employment materials must be submitted to: Plymouth City Hall, Attn: Police & Fire Commission, 128 Smith Street, P.O. Box 107, Plymouth, WI 53073. Review of applications will occur immediately until position is filled. For questions, you may contact Brian Yerges, City Administrator/Utilities Manager at (920) 893-1271, Ext. 311 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of our Employment opportunities with the City of Plymouth are now available through NEOGOV, a user-friendly, online application process designed to make it easier to apply for jobs with the City. NEOGOV also provides the City of Plymouth an opportunity to minimize the amount of paper used during the hiring process.