If you like helping people, appreciate continuous learning, and are physically fit, you may be an ideal candidate for a position as a volunteer firefighter. Stewiacke & District Volunteer Fire Department is dedicated to saving lives and protecting property through fire prevention, fire suppression, and public education. Junior Fire Fighter Age 15-18. Regular Member 19 and up.
What is it like to be a volunteer firefighter?
As a volunteer firefighter, you’ll start by learning. The first step is to successfully complete SFD’s Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training, in which you’ll learn the basic skills required to respond to emergencies. After that, you can expect an average of 25–35 hours per month of additional training, emergency responses, and meetings.You will also be expected to:Perform firefighting duties and other related work as required Respond to and work in all types of weather Work in a safe manner, in accordance with your training Participate in community events as required Carry a pager (provided) and respond to emergencies when available Participate in weekly training Be conscientious and dependable
What are the benefits of being a volunteer firefighter?
Service to your community
Flexible time commitment
Personal reward, excitement and comradery.
Before you apply, make sure that you have the following qualifications:
A driver's abstract demonstrating a safe driving record
A clean criminal record check
Be legally entitled to work in Canada
Ability to communicate in English
Normal vision and hearing Physically and medically fit
No phobias of confined heights or spaces