If you are between the ages of 18 and 50, and have been a Resident for at least 6 months, you can apply to join us at Jefferson Fire Company No 1.
JTFD#1 has a vibrant and successful junior firefighter program. Applicants must be 16 or 17 years old and maintain solid academic standing in their high school. Junior members participate in all fire company activities, with safety considerations, that restrict them from participating in life-endangering situations. Most of our junior members have gone on to full membership in the fire department. See below for contact information to find out more about our junior firefighters.
Be at least 18 years of age (16 for Junior Program), and no more than 50 years of age; have been a Township resident for at least 6 months.
(Note: 6 month requirement waived for Transfers from another Fire Company.)
Willingness to serve your community through fire fighting activities and community events sponsored by the company.
Submission to background checking prior to appointment to the fire company.
Register to complete Firefighter I within the first year of your membership at the Morris County Firefighters and Police Training Academy or similar approved school. (Costs covered 100% by the fire company.)
Participate in all fund raising activities such as the Flower Sale and Fund Drive.
All Equipment and training are provided at no cost to you
You get lots of new friends instantly!
Use of the Company’s Building
No Jury Duty (Volunteer Firefighters may be exempt)
Township’s Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP)
Yearly Events include:
Installation Diner (Formal Event)
Ex-Chief’s Dance (roast the Past Chief)
Company Picnic (all under your roof invited)
Halloween Party (open to all Twp. Residents)
For more information please contact us:
Come down to the Firehouse any Tuesday evening.
Contact our Chief at 973-697-0038
Contact the Secretary at
PO Box 487 Oak Ridge, NJ 07438