Volunteer Application Form


SECTION A: NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION






Mailing Address






Apex Mountain Physical Address (For Apex Part-Time or Full-Time Residents)






SECTION B: EDUCATION, SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

A wide range of skills are required to effectively operate a modern fire and rescue organization. Please provide the education and/or skill set(s) that you are willing to offer in supporting the operations of the Apex Fire Brigade Society

Please select all skills that apply, or provide additional skills in "other"


SECTION C: VOLUNTEER ROLE SELECTION

I would like to volunteer on the following committees ( select all that you are interested in)

I am applying to volunteer for the following emergency call-out support (non-firefighter) positions ( select all that you are interested in)

I am applying to volunteer as a firefighter and have read the volunteer firefighter job description

CLICK HERE TO READ THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you understand that you have the right to refuse any work or task that you perceive as unsafe, or you are not physically capable of safely performing while undertaking your duties as a volunteer AFBS member?*

Are you willing to always make safety your first priority while undertaking the duties of a volunteer AFBS member?*

SECTION D: BASIC FIREFIGHTER REQUIREMENTS

Do you live full-time, year-round within the Apex village?*



Are you 19 years of age or older?*

Do you believe that you are free of medical conditions that may preclude your participation as a volunteer firefighter and undertake the duties of a volunteer firefighter as described in the volunteer firefighter job description?*

CLICK HERE TO READ THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you willing to complete a self-declaration for medical fitness? *

Are you willing to undertake a vulnerable population criminal record check?*

Do you have a current BC Class 5 non-restricted driver's licence?*

Do you have a current BC Air Brake Endorsement?*

Are you willing and able to participate in a 2.5 hour practice session on the first and third Tuesday of each month and maintain either a Class A or Class B membership (select Class A, or Class B below)*

Select One:

*Class A members will have first priority to equipment upgrades, training promotions and other opportunities over class B members

Do you understand that in order to be available for emergency call-outs, you must be able to arrive at the fire station promptly and not be under the affects of alcohol or drugs?*

Are you willing and able to install the IAM Responding application on your mobile device and respond to emergencies 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 365 days per year? *

Are you willing and able to participate in the occasional weekend training program ?*

Please place a check mark next to the times that you are typically at Apex and available to respond to emergencies:

Midnight to 6 AM 6 AM to 6 PM 6 PM to Midnight
Sunday Yes Yes Yes
Monday Yes Yes Yes
Tuesday Yes Yes Yes
Wednesday Yes Yes Yes
Thursday Yes Yes Yes
Friday Yes Yes Yes
Saturday Yes Yes Yes

Do you understand that volunteer firefighters are expected to be in good physical condition to accomplish the tasks listed in the volunteer firefighter job description?*

CLICK HERE TO READ THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you understand that successful applicants are required to remain without facial hair to ensure a self-contained breathing apparatus mask will form a positive seal on the face?*

Are you willing to follow the Apex Fire Brigade Society policies, training standards, directives and standard operating guidelines?*

Are you willing to follow the Apex Fire Brigade Society chain of command structure and follow direction provided by the Fire Chief or designate supervisor*

SECTION E: SIGNATURE

Please read carefully:

I, the undersigned, apply to enroll as a volunteer recruit member of the Fire Department and, if accepted, undertake to perform such duties as may be assigned to me by the Board of Directors and/ or Fire Chief or delegated representative.

I understand that this is a volunteer position with no remuneration.

I understand the promotional opportunities will depend upon positions becoming available, the results of work performance, training evaluation, the recommendation of the Board of Directors and/ or Fire Officers and approval of the Fire Chief.

I verify that the information contained on this application form is true and accurate.

I hereby give consent to the Apex Fire Brigade Society to conduct verification of the information given, as required.