Open day: Kids in awe of the work done by firefighters | Goulburn Post


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What do you want to be when you grow up? The answer may be a firefighter for the young ones who turned up to the Goulburn Fire Station’s Open Day on Saturday, May 15. READ ALSO: More new and improved play spaces on the way The station’s deputy captain Scott Rowley said everyone who attended enjoyed themselves. “We had a really good turnout despite the cool weather,” Mr Rowley said. “Those who came saw us demonstrate how we rescue a person trapped in a vehicle. READ ALSO: The Smith Family helps students break the cycle with financial literacy program “We gave a general talk and allowed them to look at our trucks too. “We would have used the hose, but it was too cold for it.” Recruitment for permanent firefighters is closed until July 2022, but on-call recruitment is open. READ ALSO: Road safety in focus for electorate “Apply online if you think you are physically fit enough,” Mr Rowley said. “We encourage all genders to apply.” To apply to become a firefighter at the Goulburn Fire Station, visit https://www.fire.nsw.gov.au/page.php?id=10 You have to reside near the station and have some weekday daytime availability to respond to emergency calls to be considered for employment. Did you know the Goulburn Post is now offering breaking news alerts and a weekly email newsletter? Keep up-to-date with all the local news: sign up below.

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