Join Boonton Fire Department



Requirements to Join

To join the Department, the following requirements must be met:

  • A Citizen of the United States of America Resident of the Town of Boonton for at least six months prior to application Between eighteen and under forty-one years of age
  • Have the desire and dedication to help others
  • Required to have a Background Check

After joining, you will be expected to do the following:

  • Be on probation for one year
  • You are expected to attend at least 50% of alarms, drills and meetings for the first 7 years
  • Complete a Firefighter I course at a training academy

After joining, the fire department will do the following:

  • Provide ongoing training
  • Outfit you with NFPA and OSHA compliant turnout gear
  • Insure your life and health during alarms and drills