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If you would like to join our department please contact us.  Download the PDF application at the bottom of this page and deliver it at your convenience to our District Office, or by email using This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Once we receive your application we will contact you for an interview.  We accept members as young as 16,  but they are restricted in the activities that he/she can participate in until he/she turns 18.  A Parent/Legal Guardian(s) consent is required for Minors under the age of 18 and a parent/legal Guardian(s) must be present during he/she(s) interview.

benefits of volunteering

  • Saving Lives

    Help your family, friends, and neighbors

    Getting involved in your community

  • 100% free training

    Gear and equipment provided

    NYS tax credits

  • College credit for certain courses

    College scholarships - New Scholarship Opportunities

    Retirement Program

equal opportunity policy

The Halfmoon-Waterford Fire District #1 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, or marital or parental status in the recruitment and admission of its members, in the admission of its policies and programs, or in the recruitment, appointment or election of its officers, employees, or members.

There will be zero tolerance for any drug, alcohol or any other illegal substance abuse by any member of the Halfmoon-Waterford Fire District #1.