Membership

The Bible Hill Fire Brigade is an all-volunteer membership.  The Brigade is made up of male and female members who have an interest in providing an essential service to the community of Bible Hill.  Our members come from a diverse background and bring a range of skills. We are currently accepting applications for membership.

What you need to know before you apply:

What we expect from you  

Commitment to weekly training session (20 weeks of the year)  

Response to emergency calls, summer weekend duty  

Participate in committee activities including fire prevention, community events and some fund raising,  

Regular attendance at monthly business meetings  

Adherence to Brigade By Laws and Standard Operating Procedures  

Respect for fellow firefighters  

Willingness to take Basic Firefighter (BFF) Level 1 training program  

What we provide to you:

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for the emergency scene

An opportunity to participate in exciting training opportunities

Insurance coverage 24/7, shared financial support for physical fitness (wellness initiative0

Opportunity to be part of a close knit team of volunteer emergency responders

Station wear uniform After one year of service a dress uniform  

Based on participation you may be eligible for:

Honorarium up to $1,000 per year from the Village of Bible Hill

Provincial tax credit of up to $500.00

One (1) no charge vehicle registration and firefighter number plate  

Membership process:  

The following will allow you to be eligible for membership:        

A resident of Bible Hill     
19 years or older     
Physically fit (mandatory physical)     
Clean criminal records check     
Willing to provide drivers abstract      

Membership application steps:       

  1. Complete one page application form. Download from here (link to download)    
  2. Submit completed application by email/mail or dropping off to Village Office at 67 Pictou Road    
  3. You will be contacted by a Brigade representative to arrange for an in person interview    
  4. After a successful first interview you will be requested to    
    1. Have medical completed (Brigade medical form will be provided     
    2. Obtain a Criminal records Check (confidential)     
    3. Provide a drivers abstract     
  5. With the completion of 4a, b and c you will have a second and final interview    
  6. With the recommendation of the membership committee you will be accepted to a six (6) month probationary period    
  7. Upon completion of a successful probationary period you will be accepted into full membership