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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.

  • 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.
  • Engaging with the community and schools regarding fire safety.

What are the benefits of volunteering?

  • Increase your knowledge and skills.
  • Opportunity to join a team and meet great people.
  • Serve your community.
  • Personal satisfaction and 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.

Requirements

  • National Police Certificate *

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

  • Location

    South Hedland WA

  • Service

    • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Training

    New volunteers are provided with training to become operational, this means new volunteers may need to provide a greater commitment to start. Feel free to drop into the Brigade on a Tuesday evening to introduce yourself and have a chat.

Express your interest

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

Your details will be shared with the organisation above. Please refer to our privacy statement if you have any questions. By applying, you agree to our privacy statement.