How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Powhatan County Fire and Rescue Department Volunteer. You are beginning an incredible path of exciting and fulfilling community service. Along with personal satisfaction, other benefits of volunteering include:
- Potential college transfer credits towards a degree
- Free health physical
- Initial Training and equipment provided
- Leadership training
- Potential career path
Types of Jobs We Offer:
Responds to different types of fires (brush, vehicle, commercial, residential); hazardous materials incidents (spills, leaks); motor vehicle accidents and extrications; alarm activations; smoke alarm installations; medical emergencies; water rescues; and many other calls.
Emergency Medical Technician:
Responds to medical emergencies, including heart problems, breathing problems, diabetic emergencies, trauma, motor vehicle accidents, and general illness calls.
Provides assistance to the companies such as fund-raising, community service events, delivering food and drink to personnel at major incidents, and general administrative work.
What to Expect in Your First Year:
Training in Firefighter 1 and/or Emergency Medical Technician
Hazardous Materials Response training
Emergency Vehicle Operations
National Incident Management Systems training (on-line)
Participation in monthly company meetings
Participation in training drills; community events/stand-bys for large events
While your application is being processed
…you can start your training today!! Just follow these directions and links to begin you journey into public safety!
Begin your training