How to Join
The Hempstead Volunteer Fire Department is looking for residents of the Village of Hempstead to become firefighters and fire-medics. There are great benefits and you are able to receive free training.
Do you have what it takes and want to join?
Qualifications to be considered for membership:
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 21 YEARS A PARENTS OR GUARDIANS SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED.
YOU MUST HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED.
YOU MUST HAVE A PICTURE DRIVERS LICENSE OR PICTURE ID FROM NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES WITH A HEMPSTEAD ADDRESS ON IT.
YOU MUST ALSO PRODUCE TWO OTHER MEANS OF PROOF OF ADDRESS SUCH AS A PHONE,ELECTRIC,CABLE,TELEPHONE,WATER,OR CREDIT CARD BILL WITH YOUR HEMPSTEAD ADDRESS. VOTERS REGISTRATION CARD IS ALSO ACCEPTED. IF YOU ARE RENTING YOU MUST GET A LETTER FROM WHO YOU ARE RENTING FROM. THAT LETTER MUST BE NOTORIZED.
YOU MUST SIGN A RELEASE FOR A POLICE BACKROUND CHECK.
YOU MUST GET EIGHT (8) VILLAGE TAX PAYING RESIDENTS TO SIGN YOUR APPLICATION.
YOU MUST PASS A PHYSICAL GIVEN BY THE DEPARTMENT DOCTOR.