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Exterior Firefighter

Cottekill Vol Fire Co

240 Cottekill Rd.
Cottekill, NY 12419

The Cottekill Volunteer Fire Company is seeking six (6) highly motivated and physically fit individuals who can commit to the training demands and the duties described below.

Performs firefighting duties such as extinguishing outside fires, drives fire apparatus, deploys & connects hoses, raises ladders, uses other firefighting techniques such as ventilating burning buildings from outside, rescuing trapped occupants of a motor vehicle accident, sets up scene lighting, performs rehab operations, assists interior firefighters with air bottle changes and filling of air bottles, assists incident commanders with scene safety, personnel accountability and communications, and responds and performs emergency medical assistance to the level of certified training.

Participates in training classes in firefighting, first aid and other related subjects.

Handles routine custodial maintenance of the Fire Company equipment, apparatus and quarters.

Conform to the safety requirements of the Fire Company.

Volunteer Category: Firefighter

Must be at least 16 years of age (21 to drive apparatus)
Must successfully pass a NYS Firefighter background check (No cost to applicant)
Must successfully pass an OSHA Firefighter Physical (No cost to applicant)
Must successfully complete basic training to obtain a NYS Exterior Firefighter Certification within a reasonable time frame (first 12-18 months) (No cost to applicant)