Stratford News Perth East Fire Department looking to hire new firefighter SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Monday, Jan. 20th, 2020 PEFD looking to hire new firefighter. Photo supplied. The Perth East Fire Department is searching for a new recruit. The PEFD says it’s looking to hire a firefighter for its Milverton station. Applicants are required to carry a pager and be a part of an on-call rotation, live within a reasonable distance of the fire station and ideally have day-time availability. Those interested in applying are required to have a minimum of a “G” license and be capable of attaining and maintaining a DZ license within 1 year. Those interested can apply until January 31st at 4:30 p.m. You can click here to apply.