Are you interested in serving your community?

 Are you interested in the fire service and emergency rescue?

 Humboldt Bay Fire will train you to be a Volunteer Firefighter!

Professional Training:

·         California State Fire Marshal- Firefighter I academy and certification

·         Live Fire Rescue Training when available

·         Emergency Medical Training and certification


·         Must live within 30 minutes of an HBF Station

·         Must be at least 18 years old

·         Must be physically fit


·         Application

·         Interview Board

·         Physical Ability Test

·         Criminal Record Check

·         Background Check

·         Medical Exam

·         Recruit Academy

Once you become a Volunteer Firefighter:

·         All volunteer firefighters are required to meet two Tuesday evenings per month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

·         All volunteer firefighters must meet the monthly ride-along requirements of 24 hours or more on an engine company

·         All volunteer firefighters must attend 4 to 6 drills scheduled the 2nd and 4th Tuesday nights of each month.

·         All volunteer firefighters must complete 20 hours of training and respond to a minimum of 15% of fire calls per quarter.

·         Most importantly… After Humboldt Bay Fire makes an investment in you, commit to at least two years of service to Humboldt Bay Fire and earn employee preference points towards a professional firefighter career.