Township of Carneys Point, NJ
Salem County
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[Adopted 7-3-1974 as Ord. No. 252[1]]
Editor's Note: Section 1 of this ordinance provided that the ordinance heretofore adopted on December 12, 1973 (Ord. No. 246), is hereby rescinded; provided, however that appointments made thereunder and permissions obtained pursuant thereto shall remain in full force and effect.
A Junior Firemen's Auxiliary to the Carneys Point Township Fire Company is hereby established pursuant to provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-95 et seq. and 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 of the qualifications of regular firemen except that they need only have reached the age of 16 years and may be no older than 21 years of age.
Said junior firemen, before being considered for membership, must obtain permission to join the Auxiliary from their parents or guardian and must submit to the 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 Auxiliary shall be insured by the same coverage and in the same amounts provided for the regular volunteer firemen of Carneys Point Township.
Every person seeking to become a junior fireman must apply and be selected in the same manner as regular firemen.
Junior firemen shall be trained for eventual membership in the Carneys Point 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 a volunteer fire company.
Junior members are limited in number on the fire trucks when responding to a fire to two members per truck. Senior members have priority over the junior members on the fire trucks.
Qualified junior members are limited in the ambulance to one, and then only as an observer.
No junior members will be permitted to drive any fire equipment.