Adult Membership Info

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Applicant Requirements

  1. Must be between the ages of 18 and 45
  2. Residence must live within 1 mile of the borders of the Borough of Lodi.
    * (Borough residents will have priority over out-of-town applicants)

Application Procedure

  1. Application is to be obtained during regular business hours at
    The office of the Borough Fire Marshal
    2nd FL. Borough Hall, 1 Memorial Drive,
  2. Application must be completed in its entirety.
  3. Applicant must get a physical exam by his/her own physician
  4. Applicant must bring the application to the Company Captain of the Company they wish to join. Meeting nights are the best time for that.
    • 1st Monday of the month – Hose Company 1, Fire Headquarters
    • 1st Tuesday of the month – Truck / Rescue Company, Fire Headquarters
    • 2nd Monday of the month – Hose Company 2, Kennedy St. Firehouse
    • 2nd Tuesday of the month – Fire Company, Westervelt St. Firehouse.
      (Any candidates should be at the respective fire house at 7:00 pm)

After Acceptance of Application

  1. Application will then be sent to the Borough of Lodi.
  2. Candidate will be notified of when & where to report for a drug test.
  3. Candidate will be notified to make an appointment with Lodi Police Department for fingerprinting and background check
  4. Once approved by the Municipal Manager, the application will be sent to the state office of the NJ State Firemen’s Association for approval.
  5. Once approved by the state of New Jersey, a line number will be issued by the state association.
  6. The candidate will then have to report to the department training officer who will register that candidate for their formal Firefighter 1 Recruit Training at the Bergen County Police and Fire Academy in Mahwah.
    * Firefighter 1 Recruit Training is 150 hours of both classroom and hands on training that the candidate must successfully complete within one year of acceptance into department.