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Auxiliary firefighters needed in Nelson

Nelson Daily Editor
By Nelson Daily Editor
November 23rd, 2011

The City of Nelson Fire and Rescue Services will be accepting applications from community-minded persons to fill several vacancies in the complementary Auxiliary Fire Department.

Applicants must be of good character, bondable, in good physical condition and a minimum of 19 years of age.

Eyesight unaided must be a minimum acuity of 20/100, aided must be a minimum of 20/40. Please note that female applicants are encouraged.

Application forms may be picked up in person at Nelson Fire & Rescue Services located at 919 Ward Street or downloaded at the City of Nelson website:

The completed application must be delivered to Nelson Fire & Rescue Services on or before Nov. 30 — only written applications will be accepted by the Fire Chief for consideration at that time.

All applicants will be required to write an aptitude examination at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 and successful candidates will be required to attend a 20-hour recruit assessment/training weekend on Dec. 2- 4.

For more information please contact Nelson Fire & Rescue Services.

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