Public Safety Officer (Part Time)

Palmyra Public Safety Department encourages kind, compassionate, problem solvers to join our team of emergency responders.

Palmyra Public Safety Department is a combined protective services department organized under 62.13. Emergency response in the community is conducted by full time personnel who are Police Officers, Firefighters, and EMS responders who supplement part time and paid on call EMT's and Firefighters.  Our public safety response program has been featured in local and national media.

This current recruitment is seeking responders who are presently certifiable as law enforcement officers and hold a Wisconsin EMS license. Completion of these requirements by July 1 is required for this recruitment. Firefighter 1 certification is required within 12 months of hire.

Public Safety Officers will be expected to work approximately 48 hours bi weekly. Full time officers presently work 48 hrs on/96 hours off. Of the 48 hours worked, 16 hours are assigned to police, 16 hours fire rescue, and 16 hours on call sleep time. Part time officers are being sought to provide staffing when full time officers are on time off.

Pay rate is $22.00/hr for duty time. Sleep time is paid at $7.25/hr.  A 24 hr shift (8 hr Police, 8 hr Fire/EMS, 8 hr on call) provides compensation of $410.

Initial application is by this electronic form. Candidates who continue in the selection process will be requested to submit an application (DJ-330-LE), resume and cover letter. Questions regarding this recruitment can be directed to Chief James Small via email at

Apply by January 20 at 4:00 PM through this link CLICK HERE

We are currently recruiting the following:



Currently recruiting individuals who live or work in the Palmyra area to join our team of Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians to join our team.  Palmyra Public Safety provides volunteer emergency responders with paid training and hourly pay rates apply to time working for the department.

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