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IF you enjoy teamwork, you're fit and community-minded, this is the position for you.

Coffs Harbour Fire Station officers are recruiting retained firefighters this month to ensure our community remains well protected in an emergency.

“Retained firefighters are vitally important to our operations in rural and regional NSW,” NSW Fire Brigades acting superintendent Phil Treacy said. “Their dedication and support is crucial to ensuring the safety of hundreds of communities.

“We are looking for men and women who hold a current driver's licence, who are reasonably fit and healthy, work well in a team, have good problem-solving skills, and are strong communicators.”

Retained firefighters are on-call from home or work rather than being on duty at a station.

“They play a vital role in their local communities, fighting fires and attending other emergencies, but also ensuring that the local residents have the knowledge they need to protect themselves against the threat of fire,” Mr Treacy said.

For more details, contact NSW Fire Brigades' zone administration office on 6583 8588, or visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au.



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