Posted by Montserrat Fire & Rescue Services

Job Title: Firefighter

Location: Brades, Montserrat
Salary: included
Expiry Date: Thursday, November 24, 2022
Posted by Montserrat Fire & Rescue Services

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Firefighter, within the Montserrat Fire & Rescue Services.


To protect lives and property through efficient and effective emergency response associated with firefighting, extrication, performing search and rescue and casualty care. To ensure that all fire service equipment and appliances are in a state of operational preparedness.


  • Respond to all emergency calls for the purpose of saving lives and protection of properties;
  • Extinguish all fires and carry out rescue operations; 
  • Perform Ambulance duties and provide casualty care; 
  • Carry out search and rescue operations; 
  • Carry out daily inspection and equipment tests, according to fire service procedures;
  • Clean and perform preventative maintenance checks of all fire service vehicles and equipment; the Fire Stations and the surroundings; 
  • Answer the telephones and or radios and take reports when required;
  • Issue of fire permits and provide quality customer service at all times;
  • Carry out regular building inspections in compliance with the Fire Service Legislation and the Building Code;
  • Carry out routine inspection and tests of firefighting equipment to include; fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, fire alarm systems and other firefighting equipment;
  • Assist in the investigation and determination of the cause of fire;
  • Carry out quarterly test and inspection on fire hydrants and reporting faults to your supervisor;
  • Conduct lectures, educational activities and programs, and fire drills at schools and the general public;
  • Fully participate in all training and development programs in accordance with the Fire Service Policy;
  • Maintain the requisite level of physical fitness necessary to carry out all duties as a firefighter.


The Applicant must:

  • Be between the ages of 19 to 35 years;
  • Be physically and medically fit;
  • Have at least three CXC O‘levels to include Math and or English;
  • Possess a good character and be a team player;
  • Be willing and quick to respond to emergency situations off duty;
  • Be willing to work unsociable hours; 
  • Have good communication and analytical skills. 

A driver's license would be an asset.

Basic Salary

R39- R28: XCD $27,396.00 - $41,760.00 / Year


Lodging - $4,320.00  

Deadline: November 24, 2022