Become a Volunteer

You are…

  • a team player
  • a quick thinker
  • a natural leader
  • an excellent communicator
  • able to thrive in high-stress situations
  • older than 18
  • ready for a challenge

Your mission:

To enhance The Strathmore Fire Department through quick response to emergencies, fire safety education, and support of the fire department’s other activities.

You have:

  • A Canadian class 5 driver’s license
  • Grade 12 education certificate or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand and communication in English (written and oral)
  • Excellent physical condition (physical tests or medical checks are required)
  • Current Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C certificates

Your responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to respond to emergency situations
  • Protect citizens in times of crisis
  • Rescue and evaluate people from hazardous environments
  • Perform the duties of emergency responder, fire suppression, and public education as assigned
  • Learn the trades of emergency responder including different jobs such as hose and pump operator
  • Respond to a broad range of emergency situations including motor vehicle accidents
  • Provide pre-hospital care for victims
  • Be a community role model
  • Responsible for upgrading and maintaining skills/knowledge and physical requirements
  • Maintain fire station and the upkeep of firefighting equipment

Your environment:

  • Fast paced and ever-changing
  • Team-oriented

Estimated hours:

  • 2.5 hours Training per week
  • 3+ hours Fire Calls per week

Interested? Contact the Strathmore Fire Department today!

Not your calling? The Strathmore Fire Department has a variety of other volunteer opportunities.

 

Contact Us

Town of Strathmore
General Information
680 Westchester Road
Strathmore, AB, T1P 1J1
Phone: (403) 934-3133