Careers are heating up in NSW Fire & Rescue

The public safety industry works to prevent natural and man-made threats and to provide the community with protection from those threats; seeking to ensure the security and safety of all Australians. It represents a significant number of volunteers.

Public safety industry coverage includes:

  • Defence
  • Australian Police Forces
  • Fire Services and Land Management Agencies
  • State/Territory Emergency Services
  • Emergency Management
  • Aquatic Search and Rescue.

The public safety industry requires a sustainable workforce of competent and capable career and volunteer personnel, trained to safely fulfill their roles.  The industry needs a pool of highly trained operational personnel who are committed to teamwork and safe work practices, and capable of working across multiple hazards, using advanced technology, and applying risk management principles and processes.