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Interior 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 combating, extinguishing and preventing fires. Deploys and connects hoses, raises and climbs ladders, uses other firefighting techniques such as ventilating burning buildings, rescuing trapped occupants from burning buildings and vehicle occupants of a motor vehicle accident, performs salvage operations, and responds and performs emergency medical assistance to 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 18 years of age
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 Interior Firefighter Certification within a reasonable time frame (first 12-18 months) (No cost to applicant)