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Benefits and Expectations

Make a difference serving residents of Minoa and neighboring areas.


Public Service
  • Supportive team atmosphere focused on personal and organizational success
  • Opportunity to protect and serve the district and your neighbors
  • Camaraderie of membership, including three days of community fun at Minoa Field Days each year.
  • Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP)
    — Up to $1200 annually as a pension-like benefit
    — May be subtracted from income for NYS income tax
  • $200 annual NYS tax credit
  • Workers Comp, AD&D insurance
  • Medical physicals
  • Professional training and certification. Certification accepted throughout NYS (outside NYC)
  • All training and equipment provided at Fire Department expense
  • 24-hour access to our on-site fitness room
  • Outstanding new skills, including many applicable in jobs unrelated to firefighting
  • Opportunities for leadership
A green and white fire truck with an American flag on the grille.


  • Participate in one emergency call per week, or
  • Staff a Duty Crew.
    Duty crews are scheduled for
    (1) Monday-Thursday from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in 4-hour blocks and
    (2) 6:00 p.m. Sunday to 6:00 a.m. Monday

Meetings and Training Drills: Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

Total commitment is up to 12 hours per week.