BECOME A PAID-ON-CALL FIREFIGHTER - NEWS RELEASE - JANUARY 2023
Support your community by taking on a challenging and rewarding role.
Are you looking for new ways to support your community in 2023? Are you a responsible, accountable team player? The City of Campbell River Fire Department is accepting applications for the 2023 Paid-on-Call Firefighter Training Program and wants you to consider applying today! Successful applicants will assist in combatting and preventing fires and supporting community initiatives.
A free-to-attend paid-on-call firefighter information session will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 2 of the Sportsplex, located at 1800 South Alder Street.
The information session will provide an overview of the paid-on-call firefighter recruitment process, training program, time commitments and expectations, services provided by the fire department, and an overview of this exciting, service-oriented career.
“Paid-on-call firefighters are essential members of the City of Campbell River Fire Department. Those that serve are part of a diverse team that faces and overcomes challenges to support the community,” says Dan Verdun, City of Campbell River Fire Chief. “We welcome and encourage anyone interested in becoming a paid-on-call firefighter to join us for the information session on January 12 to learn more about the role and connect with some incredible members already serving.”
To register for the information session, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Can’t make the session but are interested in applying? Not to worry, for more information and to download an application package, visit campbellriver.ca/fire-poc, email us at the address above, or call 250-286-6266 with any additional questions. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on January 20, 2023.
Contact: Kelly Bellefleur, Deputy Fire Chief, City of Campbell River | 250-286-6266 | Kelly.Bellefleur@campbellriver.ca