The Diamond Valley Fire Department accepts applications during the months of September and October and has high recruitment standards. Firefighters must meet a number of requirements and enjoy many benefits from joining the team.
What does a firefighter do?
Responds to emergency incidents where citizens require assistance (fire, motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, rescues);
Interacts with the community to educate on fire safety;
Attends regular training.
Requirements for recruitment
A strong desire to learn and advance your experience and training including National Fire Protection Association courses that support the minimum standards for professional firefighters;
Adequate physical fitness level to perform all duties of the job
Residence within 7 km of the hall to ensure response times;
Commitment to the department which means attending training events and being available to respond to calls day or night;
18 years of age or older;
Professionalism while representing the department while in uniform, in trucks and on scene.
Attend weekly training
Attend weekend and evening training courses
Be available to attend calls
Work as a member of the team to ensure the hall, equipment and vehicles are kept in a ready state
Assist with public education (school tours and visits, food drive, presentations, community events.)
Benefits of joining the team
Opportunities to help people and the local community;
A supportive team atmosphere with excellent people and equipment;
Firefighter and medical training (NFPA 1001) at no cost
Fun public engagement and fundraising events.
Applying to be a firefighter
Those considering applying to join the Diamond Valley Fire Department should contact email@example.com. Please note that the recruitment window is from September to end of October each year, with exceptions for those already trained and looking to transfer to our department.