City of Lake Mills, Wisconsin

On the shores of Rock Lake

Join the Lake Mills Fire Department

Who is Eligible to Join?

Any person residing in the City of Lake Mills or Lake Mills Township with a Wisconsin drivers license, who is of sound mind and body and is at least eighteen (18) years of age, shall be eligible to serve as a firefighter in the Department. No prior training is necessary, all classes paid upon successful completion.


  • Complete Entry Level Firefighter (60 hrs) - Within 6 months

  • Complete Hazardous Materials Operations Level Certification - Within 6 months.

  • Complete FireFighter I Training & Certification - By the end of First Year.

  • Additional certificaiton may be required for specialized tasks.

  • All new members shall spend the first twelve (12) months on probation.
  • Members must be approved by the Police and Fire Commission after the 1st year to remain on the department and complete the probationary period

Member Selection Process

  • Meet the living and age requirements.

  • Submit a completed application to the Lake Mills Fire Department (Application is above).

  • Your application will be processed and reviewed.

  • If selected, you will be contacted for a interview once a position(s) come open.

  • The interview will be scored.

  • Approval is required by both the Police and Fire Commission and the Chief to become a recruit fire fighter.

  • All recruit fire fighters shall pass a medical examination prior to their start date.

Time Commitment

  • Fire training is every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

  • A mandatory training event is held the third Tuesday of every Month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

  • Community events

  • Facilities Duties

  • Annual Fire Hose Testing

  • *Some Training's may be scheduled o

Benefits & Discounts

  • Provide a vital service to the community.
  • Receive Fire, Medical, Rescue and Hazardous Materials Training.
  • Life Insurance
  • Hourly training and call pay
  • 5+ years vested in city pension.
  • Wireless service discounts through AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile
  • Clothing discounts through Under Armour, Oakley, Cabelas (seasonal)
  • Wisconsin Dells (some seasonal)- Wilderness, Kalahari, Great Wolf, Chula Vista, Antiqua Bay, Hotel Rome, Raintree Resort
  • Multiple cruise lines and resorts