Recruitment for Project Firefighters for upcoming warmer months
The Victorian Government is recruiting forest firefighters, who are ready to step up and help protect their communities and the environment over the warmer months.
Applications have now opened for South West residents of all backgrounds to join Forest Fire Management Victoria as seasonal project firefighters.
There are 21 positions available in the Barwon South West region for general firefighters, as well as one fire support officer role in Colac.
A number of positions have also been identified for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
FFMVic Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Barwon South West David Roberts, said they encourage anyone interested to apply for multiple sites across the region.
"In the Barwon South West we've got our work centres spread across the district and region, places like Portland-Nelson, Casterton, Heywood, Dartmoor and through the Otway Ranges such as Gellibrand and Barwon Downs" he said.