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Volunteer Firefighters

  • Location: Davenport WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Emergency Response
  • Time Required

    Training is Wednesdays fortnightly 1730hrs to 2030hrs approx Meetings once per month Sunday nights 1830hrs to 1930hrs Maintenance & Equipment Checks monthly - TBC 3 hours

  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Training

    Provided as required. Introduction to firefighting & Bushfire fighting courses

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • National Police Certificate *

    It is preferred that members have a drivers license to be able to attend the fire station to respond to incidents. However it is not a requirement. HR or MR License is also a bonus but not required. The Brigade will arrange a police check at its costs.

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

To join the Bunbury VBFB you need to be available for emergency incidents, training is held fortnightly, meetings are held once per month, and each person is placed in a group to assist with maintenance and equipment checks. Each group completes this activity once per month in summer and bi-monthly in winter. All applicants are invited to an interview prior to joining the Brigade. All training is provided to each member, there is a minimum amount of training required prior to be able to attend fires/incidents. The Brigade also runs a Cadet program for 11 - 16 year olds, members are invited (not a requirement) to assist once they have a Working with Children Check completed. The Brigade holds several social activities throughout the year, which family is also welcome to participate in.