Plainfield Emergency Management Agency members must be willing to devote a minimum of 8 hours per month to various activities including training, callouts, meetings and station work.

In order to apply for membership with PEMA, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must complete an application.
  • Must be a person of good moral character.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must live within the Plainfield Township Boundaries (May live reasonably outside boundaries with permission of Assistant Coordinator or above).
  • Must have a good driving record and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must complete an oral interview with Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator, or other approved member, and receive a favorable recommendation.
  • A membership may be denied at any time during the process for just cause.
  • Once an individual has passed all requirements for placement on PEMA, they will be placed on a six month probationary period.
  • If you are interested in joining please pick up an application at the Plainfield Police
    Department or send an e-mail to info@plainfieldema.org
    stating your name, daytime phone number, and why you would like to join the agency.

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