News Headlines
Mon. Jan 1st 2018
This past year has been another busy one for the department! With close to 500 calls (489 to be exact) we are below our average call volume of 550 for the year. We are always glad to see that number d...
Fri. Dec 15th 2017
Keep your eyes open this weekend! The "Big Man" will be taking a ride around the township on our trucks to make sure everybody is behaving themselves! Don't tell him we warned you, but h...
Thu. Dec 14th 2017
On Tuesday, December 12, Sunoco Pipeline and its parent company, Energy Transfer Partners, awarded the Derry Township VFD with a $12,500 grant that will go towards buying an ATV.This ATV will be used ...
Tue. Nov 28th 2017
It is with great sadness that we inform the community that Senior Member and lifelong friend of all of here at the department, Don Stiffler, passed away yesterday, Monday, November 27, 2017. Don was a...
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Must be 18 years of age

Firefighter Job Description (Not All Inclusive)

  • Responds as a team to emergency situations, including building fires, vehicle fires, vehicle accidents, water rescue situations, hazardous materials incidents, and scenes of sick or injured individuals.
  • Performs tasks, with appropriate personal protective equipment, in immediatley dangerous to life and health enviroments.
  • Operates hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric powered equipment.
  • Uses hand tools, hoselines, and ladders.
  • Utilizes radio communication equipment.
  • Operates/drives fire apparatus.
  • Maitains apparatus and equipment.
  • Assists at department fundraising events.
  • Attends monthly training sessions.
  • Particitpates in state certified emergency service classes.

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  1. Submit a written or online application.
  2. Attend a meeting with a department representative.
  3. Have a criminal history background check performed.
  4. Have a motor vehicle background check performed.
  5. Be accepted by majority vote at a department meeting.
  6. Complete a medical physical performed by the departments physician. 


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