ID: 179413

Volunteer Firefighter

Emergency Response Regular - more than 6 months South Hedland WA

About this opportunity

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.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Type of work
  • Safety & Emergency Services
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.