MEMBERSHIP

Thank you for your interest in joining New Jersey Task Force 1

The information on this page will guide you through the requirements and application process. 

GENERAL TEAM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Members are required to attend a minimum of 40 hours of training every 12 months, calculated on a calendar year.

  • Members must also commit to a minimum of 20 hours of service time every 12 months, calculated on a calendar year. Service time is NJ-TF1 support that does not occur on a regular training day.

  • Attendance at various specific training days is required.

  • Mandatory attendance at the annual team meeting which is always held on the 2nd Saturday in February.

  • Members must attend a 3-day mobilization exercise at least once every three years.

  • Members MUST be available to be deployed for up to 21 days.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Step 1: Review the FEMA General Requirements. Training items #2 (IS courses) and # 5 (CPR) must be completed prior to applying.

Step 2: Review the FEMA Position Description for the position for which you wish to apply for. NJ-TF1 is ONLY accepting membership Inquires for the following positions: Communications Specialist and Hazardous Materials Specialist

Step 3: Obtain a FEMA Student ID Number.

Step 4: Complete the following online training. (if you have not already done so)

·     IS-100

·     IS-200

·     IS-700

·     IS-800

·     AWR-160-W WMD : WMD Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders

Step 5: Complete the form below for Communications Specialist and Hazardous Materials Specialist ONLY!