56 Post LnRiverdaleNJ 07457, USA

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Riverdale Fire Department

Riverdale Fire Headquarters

Applicant Requirements

1. Must be at least 16 years old

2. Perspective members must live with the bordering *towns of Riverdale.

     * (Pompton Lakes, Butler, Kinnelon, Pequannock, & Bloomindale )

Application Procedure

1. Application can be obtained any Monday at 7pm
    The office of the Chief of Department
    56 Post Ln Riverdale, NJ 07457
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 Chief of the Department.

     Trainings nights are:
          Every Monday of every month – Drill Night (Starts at 7pm)
          4th Monday of every month – Meeting night  (Starts at 8pm)

After Acceptance of Application

1. Application will then be sent to the Borough of Riverdale.
2.Candidate will be notified of when & where to report for a drug test.
3. Candidate will be notified to make an appointment with Riverdale Police Department for fingerprinting and background check
4. Once approved by the Municipal Council, 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 training. Training is 160-180 hours of both classroom and hands on training that the candidate must successfully complete within one year of acceptance into department.