ID: 209736

Volunteer Firefighter

Emergency Response Regular - more than 6 months Uduc 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 which can include:

  • Respond to bush and scrub fires.
  • Participate in hazard reduction burns.
  • Undertake local fire prevention activities with the community.
  • Support other emergency service agencies as required.
  • Participate in community education and engagement.

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 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 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.

Additional requirements

Reasonable fitness is required for some roles.

Time Required

Meetings and training and meetings occur once a month in the evenings plus occasional training and exercises throughout the year. As well as attending emergency incidents as required.

Type of work
  • Safety & Emergency Services

All necessary training provided at no cost to you.