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Campbell River fire fighters looking for new recruits

Thinking about volunteering to be a fire fighter? Wondering if you’re up for the challenge?

Campbell River Fire Rescue is now accepting applications to fill auxiliary fire fighter positions.

The City of Campbell River seeks a number of responsible and accountable team players who will perform fire fighting work involving combating, extinguishing and prevention of fires including search and rescue and administering first aid.

Learn more about this exciting, service-oriented career during Campbell River Fire Rescue’s free auxiliary fire fighter information session: Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m. at the Campbell River Community Centre Meeting Room No 2, located at 401-11th Avenue (access from rear parking lot entrance).

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The information session will provide potential candidates with an overview of the recruitment process, the basic fire fighter recruit training program, time commitments and expectations as well as the services provided by Campbell River Fire Rescue.

To register for this information session, please email [email protected]  with your name and phone number.

“Auxiliary fire fighters in Campbell River volunteer for a number of reasons, especially the chance to be part of a tight-knit team, and the opportunity to face challenges and serve the community,” says Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Doherty.“We have had a number of people inquire about auxiliary fire fighting throughout the year, and we’re welcoming anyone who’s interested to join us for this information session.”

To be considered for an auxiliary fire fighter position, please submit a complete application package to the Campbell River Fire Department at 675-13th Avenue by 4:30 p.m. on September 3, 2014. Application packages are available online at

– Contributed by Campbell River city hall.

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