Fire-Rescue: Volunteer Membership Application

If you would like to become a New Bern Fire-Rescue Volunteer Firefighter, you must meet the following requirements:



Be at least 18 years of age at time of application


Live within a 30 minute drive time to Headquarters Station


Must be available for 12-24 hour shift work


Must possess a valid drivers license


Must successfully pass a medical/drug screening


Must complete volunteer application Volunteer Application (pdf)


Must obtain a criminal background record check (see below)


Must obtain a driving record abstract (see below)

For your convenience, we have listed the contact information below for obtaining this information. Please deliver your complete application package, in person, to the Headquarters Fire Station, located at 1401 Neuse Boulevard.

Craven County Courthouse Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Clerk of Court
302 Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28560

(Corner of Craven & Broad Streets)

$25.00 Fee - Cash
(then go to DMV/Driving Record)

(252) 514-4734

Allow 2 weeks for processing.

$11.00 Fee