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Volunteer Firefighter

Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)

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What does the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service do?

  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service (VFRS) volunteers play a significant and vital role in helping to ensure their local communities are safe.
  • Volunteers carry out a range of activities including: Responding to local emergencies, such as: structure fires; bush and scrub fires; road crash rescues; and hazardous material emergencies.
  • Working with the community to identify and manage local fire risk.
  • Undertaking local fire prevention activities with the community.
  • Educating school children in fire safety.

What are the benefits of volunteering?

  • Increase your knowledge and skills.
  • Personal satisfaction.
  • Opportunity to meet new people.
  • Serve your community.
  • Active involvement in emergency services.
  • Challenge yourself.
  • Opportunity to apply your skills in a new environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attending fires, road crash rescue and hazardous material incidents whenever possible.
  • Participating in training and drills.
  • Attending brigade meetings regularly.
  • Maintaining appliances, equipment and personal protective equipment
  • Maintaining a reasonable level of fitness appropriate to the tasks allocated.

Requirements

  • National Police Certificate *

Due to the nature of the role you will need to reside within 15kms of the Kununurra townsite

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

  • Location

    Kununurra WA

  • Service

    • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Training

    We train every Thursday evening with occasional weekend courses and exercises throughout the year.

Express your interest

Some opportunities are gender specific.
Some organisations have age limited insurance.

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