Member Requirements

Requirements of Members

At Ralston Fire, we strive to keep our members up-to-date on practices, have top notch training and provide an excellent service to the community. In order to do this, Ralston Fire has set standards for the membership.

 

  • Answer Calls
    • If you live within the response district, members may answer 10% of the calls for the month or clock in 40 volunteer hours per month
    • If you live outside of the response district, members must clock in 40 volunteer hours per month
  • Crew Shifts
    • All members are required to sign up for 4 crew shifts per month
      • Day Crew: 0800 – 1500
      • Night Crew: 2200 – 0500
  • License Requirements
    • All members must hold and maintain a valid State of Nebraska EMT license within their first year of membership
    • For firefighters, all members must hold and maintain a State of Nebraska Firefighter 1 certification within their second year of membership
  • Training
    • All members must have 40 hours of documented training each fiscal year
      • 20 hours must be completed November 1 – April 31
      • 20 hours must be completed May 1 – October 31