Milwaukee fire cadets are full-time civilian employees of the MFD. They're required to earn 12 college credits per year and complete medical and firefighting training during the course of their employment.
After completing the fire cadet program requirements, cadet can progress into the fire recruit class and potentially be promoted to the rank of firefighter.
In order to apply to be a fire cadet in Milwaukee, you must meet the following requirements:
Fire cadets earn an annual salary of $22,862 ($879 biweekly) and receive full health and dental benefits.