We ask that all prospective members, including those interested in our cadet program and Auxiliary Division, review the information on this page before submitting an application.
Auxiliary, support and administrative members do not need to meet many of these physical requirements, depending on the role.
Here is some information you should know now to help you decide if you should pursue this endeavor.
When you are ready to move forward, please complete our online recruitment inquiry form here to get started.
If you join as a fire member you will be required to complete an orientation program prior to you riding any apparatus.
Orientation spans 40 hrs; over 6-7 weeks, twice a week for 2.5 to 3 hours each session.
As a fire member you will need to make 225 responses, 14 drills; 4 of which are mandatory, each year. Our statistical year runs from Oct 1 to Sept 30.
In addition please be aware of some of the following job requirements:
Untrained personnel do not ride the apparatus.
As a new fire member you will need to complete introductory certification classes (Firefighter 1).To view the course visit www.mfri.org
For those interested in pursuing their volunteer experience through EMS then they must participate in an EMS orientation program.
This program spans 9 hrs over 3 weeks; meeting once a week for 3 hours. In addition EMS members must complete a 165 hour EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) course through MFRI.
EMS members are required to maintain 12 hour of duty time per month or 144 hours per year or respond to a minimum of 6 calls per month or 72 per year.
As with being a fire member, being an EMS member has its unique job duties as well. Some of them are: