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Role of a Firefighter

 

Inform and educate your community to improve awareness of safety matters.

  • Take responsibility for effective performance
  • Save and preserve endangered life
  • Resolve operational incidents
  • Protect the environment from the effects of hazardous materials
  • Support the effectiveness of operational response
  • Support the development of colleagues in the workplace
  • Contribute to safety solutions to minimise risks to your community
  • Drive, manoeuvre and redeploy fire service vehicles

The diagram below shows the uniformed role structure from firefighter to principal officer.

 diagram of uniformed structure

 

 

 

 

 

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