The crews at Ossett are specialists in water rescue, meaning they are able to respond to a wide variety of incidents from fires to wide area flooding incidents as well as people who require rescuing from fast flowing water. Crews also deliver important prevention and risk reduction activities within the area to reduce the risks our communities face. There is also has a station clerk who supports crews in their day to day work and is a vital asset ensuring the station runs efficiently.
Ossett station is also the home of the Wakefield District Management Team who were previously based at Wakefield Fire Station.
The Team incorporates Ops training, Prevention and HR personnel. The Ops team provide support and training to operational crews and partner agencies. They also plan district and brigade exercises and scope out potential venues that can add value for operational crews to utilise for training in a variety of scenarios.
The Prevention team support crews and drive forward initiatives in the local community and work closely with partner agencies to reduce the risks in our communities. HR personnel provide a vital link for all staff and the team have a dedicated HR Business partner.