Fill out the online form to be contacted by one of our Chiefs. Fill out your application, and return it back to the Chiefs Office. Once the application is completed and turned in, your application will be assigned to the Investigation Committee.
Each applicant will be interviewed by the Investigation Committee. The Investigation Committee will present the application and background information to the Department, which will then make a recommendation for (or against) membership to the department.
You’ll undergo a thorough character investigation and background check. This includes a background check by the Nassau County Fire Marshall, as required by New York State.
A mandatory drug test and physical (providing medical clearance) is required prior to membership as well.
Be elected to probationary membership at a regular meeting of the Department.
New members are assigned to Probation/Rotation status during their first year of membership, which includes a three-month rotation through each of the four line companies (Engine Company 1, Engine Company 2, Hook & Ladder Company 1, and Rescue Company 1) within the department.
Once you have successfully completed the three-month rotation/training through your currently assigned company, you will be assigned/moved to another company. You are given one year to complete the rotation through all four companies.