ID: 209729

Volunteer Firefighter

Emergency Response Regular - more than 6 months Dardanup WA

About this opportunity

Bushfire brigade volunteers play a significant and vital role in helping to ensure their local communities are safe. Volunteer firefighters are trained and equipped to carry out a range of activities including:

  • Emergency response to bush and scrub fires.
  • Undertaking local fire prevention activities with the community.
  • Supporting other emergency service agencies as required.
  • Community education and engagement.

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the brigade in both operational and non-operational duties.
  • Follow lawful directions from the brigade officers, crew leaders and DFES staff.
  • Ensure the safety of yourself and those around you.
  • Attend brigade meetings and training as required.
  • Inspect and maintain equipment and facilities.
  • Attend emergency incidents when available.

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

  • Ongoing training with experienced trainers.
  • Support, guidance and mentoring from experienced brigade members.
  • Access to critical incident follow-up, Peer Support Officers, Counselling, and Champlain Services.
  • Learning new skills.
  • Meeting new people and enjoying the company of like-minded team members.
  • Applying your skills in a challenging environment.
  • Contributing to the safety of your local community.
  • Opportunity to be deployed within the state and further abroad.

Time Required

Training occurs once a fortnight on Wednesday and goes for approximately an hour and a half. Attend emergency call outs when available.

Type of work
  • Safety & Emergency Services
Training

Some basic courses are required before attending an incident this will be provided at no cost to you