To qualify for the position of volunteer firefighter, an individual must:
Meet residence requirements?
You do not have to be a Scarsdale resident to join the Scarsdale Volunteer Fire Department.
However the SVFD has a minimum percentage of residents across the membership.
Meet the active membership requirements or bylaws of the entity or organization.
A prospective member must attend 5 official drills,i and be voted in by the membership.
Then Complete an application, submit to state investigation for arson to join.
Successfully complete required probation or training needs.
Pass annual medical exam.
Attended at least 6 drills every year.
Volunteers must be 18 years of age..
Volunteer program for those 14 to 18 years of age. Click here
Injury compensation under The Volunteer Firefighters Benefit Law.
Company- and state-sponsored training.
Retirement incentives in some departments.
Fire fighting turnout gear, and clothing
Place holder for history
No problem! We will train you thoroughly and equip you completely to be a front line firefighter. On-going training sessions give you the skills and the experience to fight fires, promote fire safety and to respond with your acquired skills in an emergency.
We belong to one of 23,000 volunteer firefighter organizations in the U.S.
We are one of over 100 volunteer firefighters in Scarsdale.
We respond to emergencies and fights fires with the best equipment, training, and support from our fellow firefighters.