ID: 210996

Volunteer Firefighter

Emergency Response Regular - more than 6 months Northcliffe WA

About this opportunity

VFRS volunteers play a significant and vital role in helping to ensure their local community is safe.  Volunteers do not require previous experience or knowledge of emergency services - all training is provided! As a brigade firefighter your duties may include:

  • Structural fire response·
  • Vehicle accident response·
  • Attend hazardous material incidents·
  • Assist bush fire brigades with asset protection·
  • Support St John WA paramedics

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 *.

Due to the response time required for ‘000’ calls, it is highly desirable that volunteers reside within 6255

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

Attend incidents when you are available. Occasional weekend training & exercises throughout the year Approximately 4 hours per month for ongoing training.

Type of work
  • Safety & Emergency Services

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