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Volunteer Firefighter

at League City Texas

Posted: 5/26/2019
Job Status: Internship,Volunteer
Job Reference #: 2120781
Keywords: volunteer

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

This is a volunteer, unpaid position.

Our volunteer firefighters protect the community in a wide range of emergency situations. The Volunteer Firefighter may be called upon to deliver fire suppression, emergency medical assistance, rescue, hazardous material responses, and public education to the citizens of League City.

Example of Duties

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to fire alarms and extinguishes fire
  • Responds to calls for medical assists
  • Responds to and renders assistance in emergency cases;
  • Cleans and inspects equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire;
  • Inspects equipment and apparatus and notifies chain of command of any defects;
  • Makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus, performs routine preventative maintenance tasks, and keeps records of such action;
  • Keeps fire station, equipment and grounds in a clean and orderly condition;
  • Participates in training activities and instruction sessions;
  • Acquires and retains a thorough knowledge of the City, including streets, buildings, water supply, unusual hazards and related items;
  • Performs various public information or education tasks;
  • Enters inspection, training and (on occasion) and fire calls into the records management system
  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City and Department policies and procedures;
  • Works with other City departments on a daily basis
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • May respond to emergency calls for specialized service such as hazardous materials, confined spaces rescue, extrication and technical rescues that include high angle, below grade, swift water, trench and collapse rescues;
  • May respond to non-emergency calls providing a wide rang of public service activities
  • May be assigned other duties by Fire Administration Staff

Minimum Qualifications

1. Be at least 16 years of age for Auxiliary; 18 years of age for regular membership
2. Be of good moral character
3. Have a valid Texas Drivers License
4. Must be a League City Resident
5. Any false statement made by an applicant in his/her application, or otherwise, shall disqualify him/her