Contact/Membership/Training/Application

Contact

The Bible Hill Fire Brigade membership is all volunteers. There usually is not anyone at the fire station unless there is an activity or work period occurring at the fire station. So you can catch us “by chance” or by one of the following more traditional methods.  

By mail:

Bible Hill Fire Brigade 
69 Pictou Road, Bible Hill, 
NS B2N

Phone 893-8083 (Village Office)
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Twitter @BHFB

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 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

Application

pdf Bible Hill Fire Brigade Application (27 KB)

Membership List

Currently membership of our valued volunteers are:

Greg Barkhouse Joey Bisson
Eddie Burris Danny Cavanagh
Dana Ellis Justine Kelly
Justin Hingley Chris Hurley
Ian Johnson David Johnson
Robert Johnson Rod Kinnear
Mike Mabey Stephen MacDonald
Krissy Murray Scott MacDonald
Avis McNutt Carvell McNutt
Ryland McNutt Dwane Mellish
Sheldon Murray Lee Ogden
Terry Park David Pearston
Dana Smith Crush Morrision
Robert Young Jr. James Reid
Chris Lamrock  

Come Join Our Team!