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Are You Interested In Becoming A Firefighter?

Fire Fighters Quiz:

  • Are you Dedicated and Caring?
  • Do you like to help others?
  • Do you like rewarding work?
  • Would you like to contribute to the community?

If the answer was YES to any of these questions then you should become a firefighter!

Qualifications:

  • Open to any Vischer Ferry Fire District resident and any resident in a bordering fire district in Saratoga County.
  • Individual must be 16 years of age or older (individuals under 18 years of age need consent of parent or guardian)
  • Be of reasonable health
  • Male or Female

Requirements:

  • OSHA Safety Training Requirements (15 hours the first year, 8 hours annually thereafter) – We provide the training.
  • New York State Firefighter I Course must be taken within 2 years of joining (75 hour course, scheduled a couple of nights per week for several weeks)
  • Annual Dues of $3.00 per year
  • Respond when available to our alarms
  • Attend minimum of 6 regular fire company meetings each calendar year (1 meeting held each month)
  • Attend minimum of 9 fire company drills each calendar year (approx. 4 drills held each month)

Benefits:

  • Fire service gear provided at no cost.
  • Regular Physical examinations provided
  • Service Award Program (payable at age 61)
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Annual Fire Company Family Picnic
  • Annual Officers Installation Banquet
  • Firefighter Room
  • Community Respect
  • Develop New Friendships

How to Join:

  • Stop by Station 1 (360 Riverview Road, Rexford, NY 12148) on any Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. to pick up an application for membership or download and print an application here.
  • Any Wednesday night submit a completed application with a $5.00 application fee.
  • We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have about our company.

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We would like to thank you for your interest in joining the Vischer Ferry Volunteer Fire Company. Please fill out the form and we will reach out with more details.

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