There are many jobs in the fire company, some that involve fighting fires and some that do not. We do not require members to become interior firefighters. There are numerous jobs that one can do without having to fight fire, such as, become a Fire Policeman, Run the Pumps on the trucks, Run the auto extrication equipment, or become an Emergency Medical Technician to name just a few.
We supply all equipment, training (at no cost) and full workers compensation insurance, in the event that you become injured at an incident.
The requirements for membership are simple:
- Be at least 16 years of age, and be voted in by the membership.
- Undergo a free health physical. The physical is given by Broome County Health Department
- Complete the New York State Scene Support Firefighter 1 class. (Within 18 months of joining)
- Attend a minimum of 6 hours of “in house” training every 3 months.