Become a volunteer firefighter today!
Interested in joining?
I’d like to volunteer - what are the requirements?
Must be 18 or older. Cadet members must be at least the age of 15. Cadet members may provide support in non-operational areas.
All applicants will be subject to a complete background check.
All applicants must pass a physical examination as per the guidelines of the New Jersey State Fireman's Association.
All members must successfully complete Firefighter I training within one year of being elected to membership.
Must respond to a certain minimum % of calls per month.
Is there training required and is it provided?
Firefighter 1 training consists of about 200 hours of State Certified training. The training is completed through Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy.
All training is paid for by the Department.