Recruitment Center

If your neighbor’s house was on fire, wouldn’t you want to do more than just watch?

Stepping forward and being counted on as a person who is always there for someone else is much to be proud of. The Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department is looking for dedicated men and women to join the department. Sound Beach is comprised of selfless volunteers who are motivated by a strong desire to help others and to serve the community. We are a family driven organization that is committed to helping our neighbors in their time of need and to helping prevent emergencies through public education and awareness.

We appreciate your interest in becoming a volunteer. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please click on any of the sections below.

General Information & Requirements

Learn more about what it takes to become a volunteer, what the requirements are and what is expected of new recruits. Don’t have any prior fire service experience? No problem! Sound Beach will provide you with all of the training you need to become a firefighter at no cost.

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Training Opportunities

The department provides a variety of training opportunities throughout the year for active members. New, or probationary members, are required to complete a series of courses, including Firefighter I. Find out more about the exciting educational opportunities available.

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Want to learn more or are you ready to join one of the most progressive departments in Town? Click here to become part of the Sound Beach family!

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Free gym use. Tax incentives. Vehicle use reimbursements. These are just some of the incentives available to active Sound Beach members. Becoming a volunteer is a large commitment and the ‚Äčdepartment appreciates the effort each and every member puts forward to help those in need.

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Specialty Teams

When you become a Sound Beach member, you have the unique opportunity to join a variety of specialized rescue teams such as the SCUBA Rescue and Recovery Team. From water rescue to building collapse to trench rescue operations, there are a number of advancement opportunities available to active members.

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