Recruitment

The CFC Application Process

The first step toward becoming a Claymont Fireman is a observational ride along. Fill out the form below to apply for a ride along.

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Membership Details
 
Training
All training you receive is paid in full by the Claymont Fire Company. Most training is conducted through the Delaware State Fire School or in-house. There are also out of state training opportunities through the annual conference and/or seminars. Some courses can be converted to college credit through Delaware Technical & Community College.
 
Scholarships
There are several types of State and County scholarships available to assist college bound members in achieving college goals.
 
Equipment and Gear
All equipment and safety gear needed to perform department duties is provided by the Claymont Fire Company. In most cases, Fire and EMS gear is fitted and assigned to the member. Safety is top priority and every measure is observed to assure that members are properly protected.
 
Blood Bank
As a member of the Claymont Fire Company you are eligible to join the Blood Bank of Delaware. Your obligation is to supply a blood donation when called upon by the blood bank or make a payment to the blood bank in replacement of a blood donation.
 
Workman’s Compensation
As a member of Claymont Fire Company you are eligible for Workman’s Compensation at no cost to you. Workman’s Compensation will provide you with money for immediate expenses if you should be unable to work due to an injury received during a fire company alarm or function
 
Line of Duty Death Benefit
All members of Claymont Fire Company are covered by a Line of Duty death benefit( life insurance ). The Federal and/or State Government will provide up to $ 250,000.00 in life insurance payments to a deceased volunteer firefighter or ladies auxiliary member who is killed in the line of duty during a fire company alarm or function
 
Pension Benefit
All active members of Claymont Fire Company are eligible to receive a pension for service rendered as a volunteer in the Delaware Fire Service. The company pays pension premiums for every active year you receive. The pension plan is vested after ten ( 10 ) years. The maximum pension credit is twenty-five ( 25 ) years. Pension benefits start at age sixty ( 60 ). 


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