Robbinsville Township Fire Department Application Period Opens 8/10 Closes 8/24/2020 At 3 pm

August 5, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–The Robbinsville Township Fire Department has no current positions available but seeks to establish a list though testing that would be used for future employment opportunities within the fire department if and when they become available. See below for contact and testing information.

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We are seeking committed individuals to assist our department in fulfilling our responsibilities to the citizens of Robbinsville Township and continuing our history of service to our growing community. Currently, we are conducting our Firefighter recruitment/examination process to establish a list for future hiring. As of this date there are no open Firefighter positions within the department.

Application packets containing all details and requirements may be downloaded during the recruitment period noted below at: (Reports / Forms) or (Residents / Employment Opportunities)

Application Period:
Open – Monday, August 10, 2020 at 7:00 a.m.
Closed – Friday, August 24, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

Completed applications must be submitted by the applicant in person during the noted application period at the address below. In an effort to limit personal contact with staff, candidates will drop off applications in the specified drop off location inside the main entrance of the fire station (parking lot main entrance doors). Signage will be provided. Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope with all required documentation and application fee included. Applications cannot be mailed,emailed, or returned on your behalf.

Robbinsville Township Fire Department
1149 Route 130
Robbinsville, NJ 08691


Written Examination:
Date – Tuesday, September 8, 2020


Graduation from high school, vocational high school, or possession of an approved high school equivalency certificate.

Must be of good moral character; never convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude, an offense involving dishonesty, or a crime of the third degree or above.


Applicants must be eligible for enrollment in the New Jersey Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS). Applicant’s age must not be less than 18 or one day past their 35th birthday as of the official date of hire. Once an applicant has met the definition of veteran for pension purposes, certain periods of military service may be used as an exception to the age requirement. Certain periods of military service may be used on a one-for-one basis to “reduce” one’s age for hire. Criteria for this exception are subject to current guidelines specified by the New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits.

NOTE: Age limitation does not apply to those who are already members of the Police and Fire Retirement System of New Jersey.

NOTE: When applicants have reached their 35th birthday, they are considered to be over 35 years of age.


Must be a citizen of the United States and resident of the State of New Jersey.


-One (1) year prior experience as a Firefighter.
-New Jersey State Firefighter 1.
-New Jersey State Emergency Medical Technician and/or NREMT w/ current CPR.
**National Registry Emergency Medical Technician – You will be required to contact the Department of Health Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) to confirm that your current certification fulfills the requirement for NJ EMT certification if hired**
-Hazardous Materials Operations.
-Basic Incident Command System I-200 and/or Incident Management Level 1.


Appointees will be required to possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license at the time of appointment.


Applicant should be medically fit and sound, exhibiting no physical impairment which would render the applicant incapable of performing the duties of a firefighter.