[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Alloway 6-4-1940 by Ord. No. 4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Fire Chief shall be elected by the members of the Alloway Township Fire Company, Inc., No. 1, subject to the approval of the Township Committee. His term of office shall be for one year, commencing on the first day of January of the year for which he shall be elected, and he shall have charge of the fire apparatus and shall be in command of the firemen while on duty.
The offices of Chief Engineer and Assistant Engineer of said Fire Company shall be filled by election by the members of the Fire Company, subject to the approval of the Township Committee. The terms of office of the Chief Engineer and Assistant Engineer shall be for one-year commencing on the first day of January of the year for which they shall be elected, and they shall be charged with the duties of supervision, custody, care and maintenance of the apparatus, equipment and supplies used for fire prevention purposes and of the maintenance and supervision of the buildings used for housing such apparatus, equipment and supplies.
Editor's Note: Original Sections 4, 5, 6 and 7, which immediately followed this section and provided that buildings and equipment for fire prevention be insured, that all active firemen be insured, that coal or other fuel and other utility services be provided by the township and that funds for carrying out the foregoing provisions be included in the township's budget and raised by general taxation, respectively, were deleted and repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I) as being obsolete.
[Added 6-12-1986 by Ord. No. 228]
A Junior Firemen's Auxiliary to the Alloway Township Fire Company is hereby established subject to the supervision of said fire company and its Chief. The members of said auxiliary shall be known as "junior firemen."
Junior firemen shall meet all the qualifications of regular members of the Alloway Township Fire Company except that they need only have reached the age of 16 years and may be no older than 18 years of age.
Said junior firemen, before being considered for membership, must obtain permission to join the Junior Firemen's Auxiliary from their parents or guardian and must submit to the Alloway Township Fire Company said permission in writing and acknowledged or approved in the manner required by law for deeds to real estate to be recorded.
Members of the Junior Firemen's Auxiliary shall be insured by the same coverage and in the same amounts provided for the regular volunteer firemen of Alloway Township.
Every person seeking to become a junior fireman must apply and be selected in the same manner as regular members of the Alloway Township Fire Company.
Junior firemen shall be trained for eventual membership in the Alloway Township Fire Company by the Chief and the regular members. No junior fireman shall be allowed to perform duties that would expose him to the same degree of hazard as a regular member of the Alloway Township Fire Company.
Junior firemen shall not fight fires nor use power equipment or administer oxygen. Junior firemen shall not ride on Alloway Township Fire Company equipment or vehicles except in the cab or on a passenger seat.
Junior firemen shall be subject to provisions of this chapter and the Constitution and bylaws of the Alloway Township Fire Company and shall be subject to suspension or expulsion as provided therein.