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Application Process


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

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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 Qualifications

  • 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


Membership Benefits

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 

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