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Firefighter

Margaret River VFRS

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VFRS volunteers play a significant and vital role in helping to ensure their local community is safe.  As an active firefighter of the brigade, you will carry out a range of activities including:

  • Responding to emergencies such as road crash rescue, structure fires, vehicle fires, bush and scrub fires, emergencies with life involvement and hazardous material (HAZMAT) incidents. 
  • Working with the community to identify and manage local fire risk
  • Undertaking local fire prevention activities with the community
  • Supporting other emergency service agencies as required
  • Regular attendance at training

Volunteering is an opportunity to become an integral part of a fun, hardworking team and offers many benefits such as:

  • Ongoing training with experienced trainers
  • Support, guidance and mentoring from experienced brigade members
  • Access to DFES Wellness Branch (critical incident follow-up, Peer Support Officers, counselling, and chaplain services)
  • Learning new skills
  • Meeting new people and enjoying the company of our diverse but like-minded team members
  • Applying your skills and knowledge in a challenging environment
  • Contributing to the safety and wellbeing of your local community

Requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • National Police Certificate *

Due to the response time required for ‘000’ calls, volunteers must reside within the Margaret River town site.

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

  • Location

    Margaret River WA

  • Service

    • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Time Required

    Minimum 8 hours per month. Attend support training and events, e.g. speedway, brigade promotion and community education events. Weekly training and occasional weekend training & exercises throughout the year. All members are expected to attend a minimum of 3 x training session per month to maintain skills currency. Attend emergency callouts when available.

  • Training

    Volunteers are required to complete basic training prior to attending incidents and will be trained in the use of various apparatus and emergency procedures. All PPC/PPE is provided. Weekly brigade training - Monday at 6:30pm (approximately 2 hrs).

Express your interest

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