About the Fire District

Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1 is an autonomous entity responsible for the prevention and extinguishment of fires and the regulation of fire hazards within the geographic boundaries of Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey. The Fire District is funded through a fire tax and governed by a five member Board of Fire Commissioners.
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Hopewell Township Fire District #1 is aware of a situation which occurred recently involving a number of Hopewell Township Employees. The Hopewell Township Fire District is vehemently against any acts, statement, or any other form of speech which ridicule, malign, disparage, or otherwise express bias of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national or ethnic origin, or disability. 

The Hopewell Township Fire District is currently conducting an investigation into what if any involvement any employee or person associated with the Fire District may have had regarding such discrimination and will take any appropriate action.


The Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1 Board of Fire Commissioners meeting scheduled on August 13, 2020 will be conducted virtually on Zoom. 

Topic: HTFD#1 Commissioners Meeting, August 13th 2020
Time: Aug 13, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1 is hiring per-diem Firefighter/ EMTs.

Applicant must have:

  • A minimum of one year Active riding experience
  • Firefighter 1 certification
  • Current Emergency Medical Technician certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid NJ Motor Vehicle License

Applications can be found on the Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1 website at www.hopewelltwpfire.org or can be requested by calling 609-730-8156 ext. 4140.

All applications must be completed in their entirety and submitted with relevant certifications to:

Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1
Hiring Committee
201 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd
Titusville, NJ 08560

Applications must be submitted via mail or hand delivery no later than Friday, September 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM. All questions can be directed to Sarah Ocicki at sarah.ocicki@hopewelltwpfire.org.


Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1 also provides, through shared services agreements, fire inspection services to Hopewell and Pennington Boroughs. The uniformed staff of the Hopewell Valley Bureau of Fire Safety perform all commercial fire safety inspections, and all pre-sale residential inspections for Hopewell Township, Hopewell Borough, and Pennington Borough.
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