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State Emergency Services (SES) Volunteer

Emergency, Safety & Rescue

Position Description: SES Volunteers are a dedicated group of people drawn from all walks of life and contribute to their communities by offering emergency assistance. Roles undertaken can include: cyclone, flood & earthquake response, cliff/cave rescue, road accident rescue in specific country areas, air search observation, land search & rescue, storm damage mitigation, searching using tracker dogs and horses, using radio communications, call taking and data entry during operations. Roles are varied, and also include non operational roles such as administration, radio communications, planning and logistics.

Position Location: Miriam Vale

Required Skills / Experience: Be committed to attending training. Must be over 18 years of age.

Gained Skills / Experience: Nationally accredited training is provided in a variety of skills, at no cost to the volunteer.

Training Offered / Provided:

  • Induction
  • On The Job Training
  • Training Session

Specialised support available for volunteers:

  • With a Disability
  • With Special Needs
  • From a non-English-speaking background

Specical Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • National Police Check
  • Current Driver's License

Days & Times Available: Be on-call in the event of an emergency

Organisation Name: Miriam Vale SES

Organisation Category: Emergency Services, Crisis Support

Purpose/Mission Statement: SES volunteers provide back up to all emergency services and the community in times of disaster and whenever required. Improving community Safety and protecting economic development and the environment by providing best practice Disaster Management & Rescue Services.

Services Provided: Emergencies / Disasters - Traffic Control, Land search, Storm Damage, First Aid, assist Queensland Police Service (QPS), Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS).

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