Volunteer Recruitment Overview:

The Esopus Fire Department is always accepting new members and no experience is required.  Memberships may be either for active firefighting or on a social level in the department.

Positions Available:

  • Interior Firefighter
  • Exterior Firefighter / Scene Support
  • Auxiliary Members
  • Fund raiser organizers

Volunteer Benefits:

  • 10% savings off property tax or a $200 state income tax credit
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program through FASNY
  • ┬áTraining stipends for certain classes range from $500 to $1,250
  • Cell phone discounts through Verizon and AT&T
  • Access to workout room facilities at firehouse

Application Requirements:

Applicants must fill out a membership application with a copy of their NYS DMV ID or NYS Drivers License and be a fire district resident or live in Ulster County within 5 miles of the Esopus Firehouse. Active firefighters must pass a firefighter physical and drug test. Applicants can be as young as 16 and need legal guardian consent.

Download Application:

If you would like to fill out an application you may access an online version of the application here.  Once you have filled out the application you may mail it back to the address below or email it to the email address below.

Contact Information:
PO Box 177
Esopus, NY 12429

Email: join@esopusfd.com