ID: 210877

Volunteer Firefighter

Emergency Response Regular - more than 6 months Argyle WA

About this opportunity

Bush Fire 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.

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 and knowledge in a challenging environment
  • Contributing to the safety of our local community.


Additional requirements

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

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

2x training session per month Occasional weekend training & exercises throughout the year Attend emergency callouts when available

Type of work
  • Safety & Emergency Services
Training

All training and personal protective clothing & equipment is provided. New members are required to complete basic training prior to attending incidents.