1. At least 18 years of age
2. High School Diploma or G.E.D.
3. Valid Ohio Drivers License
4. Residency Requirement (As approved by the Chief)


1. Complete application with notarized background check release form
2. Background check performed
3. Interview with Fire Chief
4. General knowledge test
5. Physical performance test
6. Interview with department officers
7. Acceptance as Probationary Member
8. Orientation session and equipment issue
9. Medical examination and immunization – (paid for by department)
10. Complete required training – (paid for by department)
11. Six month evaluation
12. Voted on by the active membership at the end of the year

*If you are a student at OSU/ATI or The College of Wooster and are interested in becoming a student volunteer click here*

Please call or stop in for more information on membership!

If you are are interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter, but don’t live in our response district call 1-800-fire-line