So you would like to be a member of our Fire Department?
While we are always willing to receive applications for membership often we have only limited openings. We would be happy to review your application and compare it against our current needs. As stated in other portions of this website we are a volunteer fire department, therefore the position being applied for is a volunteer position with little or no pay. We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore encourage anyone interested to apply.
Please Note: Firefighting is an inherently dangerous activity that requires members to be physically capable, healthy, and mentally sound. Our Fire Department responds to a variety of situations among them are vehicle accidents, grass fires, structure fires, vehicle fires, and others. We deal with the public and other agencies routinely and must have members with good character. Please review the following section of our Standard Operating Procedures regarding membership requirements:
17 REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP
17.1 Members must be 18 years of age or older.
17.2 Members must be physically capable of performing the activities required by fire service personnel. Some examples of which can include but are not limited to the following:
Manipulating fire streams during fire suppression activities. Including lifting and moving charged attack hose lines.
Lifting and carrying equipment with weights excess of 50 lbs.
Negotiating in difficult terrain and carrying back mounted equipment, as required during suppression of grass and wild land fires.
Working at heights.
Working in all weather conditions.
17.3 New members must successfully complete a six (6) month probationary period. During this period the individual will be evaluated by their commanding officer as to their ability and performance.
17.4 New members should successfully complete Fire Fighter I certification within two (2) years after appointment to department.