Print and complete Barnegat Fire
Company membership application in
Contact Recruitment & Retention Division (contact information in application Packet) and Arrange a In-Person Meeting to Submit Membership
Application and Provide Proof of Residency
Pass a Criminal Background Check administered by the Barnegat Police Department
Complete Physical Examination by a Licensed NJ Physician or Healthcare Provider
Receive Municipal Approval from the Barnegat Township Committee for Probationary Membership in the Barnegat Fire Company
Non-Certified Probationary Firefighters Are Required to Enroll in the Ocean County Fire Academy and Complete New Jersey Firefighter 1 Certification within 12 months of Acceptance in the Barnegat Fire Company.
Contact the Recruitment and
Retention Division via e-mail at
Please use the link below to complete and submit the application. Once completed, your application will automatically be forwarded to our recruitment team for review. A representative will contact you to set up an interview and present you with your paperwork for your medical exam. Click HERE to start the process
Thank you for your interest in joining Barnegat Volunteer Fire Company No.1, Station 11. The Company is actively recruiting individuals who wish to serve as a Firefighter in Barnegat Township, New Jersey.
We are looking for dedicated individuals who have a desire to serve their community by helping protect its residents from emergency incidents 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you have the desire we will help with the rest. Membership opportunities exist for both operational and administrative positions.
Minimum Age 18 Years Old
No Criminal Background
Good Physical and Mental Condition
Ability to Respond to Emergency Incidents
Ability to Attend and Participate in Company Meetings / Training / Drills
Ability to Participate in Fundraising Events
Barnegat Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 offers it's members many attractive benefits. Fire service experience that can't be duplicated in any other area of the country is one of the biggest attractions to our Company. We offer specialized training and certification in a broad range of fire service related areas such as Rapid Intervention, Truck and Engine Company Operations, Water Rescue, Technical Rescue, Vehicle Extrication, Forest Firefighting, and much more...
Additional Benefits Include
Free Fire/Rescue Training and Certification
Membership in the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association
Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) – Retirement Account Provided by Barnegat Township
Opportunities for Advancement in the Volunteer and Career Fire Service
College Tuition Assistance Through Ocean County Community College
Free Annual Hall Rental
Fire Company Funded Gym Membership at Planet Fitness