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Rocky Hill Fire Department Job Description

The Town of Rocky Hill is currently looking for volunteers interested in becoming fire fighters. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.  Guidelines forRH Fire Dept_Everyday_Hero - Copy the position are listed here, for more information contact Jim Lamarre at

  • Responds to a minimum of 23% of alarms or other emergencies that his/her company is called to
  • Reports to company officer for instructions
  • Performs all duties as outlined in standard operating procedures and guidelines
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by officers
  • Assumes responsibility for inspection, servicing and maintenance of fire equipment
  • Will be trained to drive and operate station fire apparatus
  • Participates in at least 50% of assigned training and instructional programs
  • Completes 100% of assigned CORE training in given time period
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • A new firefighter must serve a probationary period of at least six months
  • All firefighters must have a valid and current driver’s license at all times
  • Once the incident has ended he/she shall remain in their station unless excused by a superior officer and shall return with apparatus from fires, alarms or drills to the fire station
  • Shall be assigned to a station and subordinate to the ranking of officers of the department
  • Shall be engaged in preventing, controlling, extinguishing fires, and shall give aid in the saving of lives
  • Shall follow the operating standards, policies and practices as prescribed by the Chief of the Department
  • All new volunteers are expected to attain a minimum of Firefighter Level 1 within two years of date of hire
  • Must have graduated from or be in attendance of an accredited high school (or have GED certification)
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a minimum physical examination
  • Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor involving drugs, theft or sex offenses will be grounds for rejection of the applicant
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Contact Information

logo6   Town of Rocky Hill
    Fire Dept Hdqtrs

    3050 Main St.
    Rocky Hill, CT

Michael Garrahy, Fire Chief

PHONE:  860-258-7603 

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Recruitment Contact Information

James Lamarre

PHONE:  860-258-7603  
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