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March 06, 2022

Ready Guide
Ready Guide

Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department

 HEADQUARTERS: 911 Ocean Parkway – Ocean Pines, MD 21811

(410) 641-8272 | join@OPVFD.com

It’s all about being READY!

READY to train, READY to serve, READY to contribute, and READY to positively impact our community and all those in it.

The members of the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department stand READY to provide the most effective and efficient fire, rescue and emergency medical service delivery system to our community.

You will find that participation as a volunteer member of our organization will bring personal rewards and satisfaction, raise self-esteem, and provide you with a tremendous sense of accomplishment and pride for a job well done. It will also provide your community with a valuable service that has the potential to touch us all.

This document has been created to familiarize prospective members with the opportunities and benefits offered by joining the membership of the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department. This guide will briefly explain the minimum qualifications needed to become a member and explains the interview and onboarding process.

We welcome your feedback

However, service as a member of our fire department requires a serious commitment. Your decision to join our organization should not be made hastily. This guide has been developed to provide the information you need to make an effective decision that is right for you and us, to make you READY for the opportunity ahead.

Once you understand what’s involved in being an Ocean Pines volunteer, we hope that you are READY to make the commitment we need. The service provided by our volunteers is truly valuable to the citizens, businesses, and visitors of our community. We hope that you can step up to contribute to our community’s public safety.

Thank you in advance for your consideration. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require further information. We’re READY to welcome you into our fire service family.

Our Volunteers are READY.

Are You READY to Join Us?





The leadership of the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department would like to personally thank Tiger Schmittendorf, VP of Strategic Recruitment & Retention Services for First Arriving and the Evans Center Volunteer Fire Company for their assistance and inspiration for this guide.

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