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Loudoun County Fire Rescue

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Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company(PVFC) is a non-profit organization established to provide a variety of fire and other emergency services to the Town of Purcellville and surrounding area. We currently operate as a combination organization with the Loudoun County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management system with 120+ volunteer members and 9 career firefighters. Both men and women, between the ages of 16 and 60, staff our trucks, provide administrative support, and offer a variety of emergency services to the community.

Description of Duties:

- Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs
- Ensures availability of water at fire scene by testing hydrants; requesting and expediting repairs; verifying repair
- Minimizes fire damage by responding to alarms; driving and operating equipment; regulating water pressure; combating and extinguishing fires; rescuing and reviving people
- Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor of needed repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
- Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshop[s; studying publications; participating in scheduled drills
- Maintains fire station building, grounds, and related equipment by completing maintenance schedules
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Firefighter Skills and Qualifications:
Lifting, Physical Fitness, decision Making, Handles Pressure, Deals with Uncertainty, Judgement, Objectivity, Dependability, Emotional Control, Safety Management

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Community Emergency & Safety Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Purcellville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad500 N. Maple AVePurcellville, VA 20134

(39.1412,-77.7108)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • EMT
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • First Aid / CPR

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 hours a week minimum running calls. 6P-6A. Initial Firefighter training requires two evenings a week and one weekend day
  • Pass a physical which is provided. Clear background checks. Complete Firefighter training which is provided.

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