From the Commissioner

As the Fire Commissioner of the Roosevelt Fire District, I am thrilled to extend a warm invitation to individuals who are passionate about serving their community and making a significant impact.

Hector Tyler Sr.

Chairman, Board of Fire Commisioners

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Our call center works 24/7 to save lives: (516) 771-3370

Fire Department Careers

Career Opportunities

While our department is primarily volunteer-based, there are occasional openings for paid positions within the administrative and support sectors. Keep an eye on our website for announcements about career opportunities and how to apply.

Volunteer Information

Volunteers are the backbone of the Roosevelt Fire Department. We are always looking for dedicated individuals to join our ranks as firefighters, EMTs, and fire police. Volunteering with us is a chance to give back to the community, learn new skills, and be part of a close-knit team.

Hiring Process

The application process for both volunteer and paid positions includes submitting an application, passing a physical examination, and undergoing a background check. For specific positions, additional steps may be required, such as interviews or skills assessments.

Requirements and Qualifications

To join our team, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age (volunteer opportunities available for juniors aged 14-17).
  • Have a valid New York State driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Reside within the Roosevelt Fire District or nearby vicinity.
  • Pass a physical examination and background check.

Specific positions may have additional requirements.

Training Information

All new recruits undergo comprehensive training at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy and our in-house Training Program. Training covers firefighting techniques, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, and much more. Ongoing education and skills development are also provided for all members.