The New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association

The New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, NJ FMBA, is a labor union representing over 5000 career firefighters, EMT's, and dispatchers across the State of New Jersey. We are a powerful voice advocating for the rights of our members and the safety of all first responders in New Jersey.

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Nominations for PFRSNJ Trustee Reps certified by PFRSNJ Board

As the new State Fiscal year begins, the PFRSNJ Board conducts formal reorganization at the July meeting. Ed Donnelly was once again voted as Chairman of the Board in a unanimous  vote. This provides continuity of leadership during a crucial stage of the formal transfer process with the State Treasurer and Division of Investment. The Chair, Executive Director, and Chief Financial Officer provided a public update on the transition negotiation process. Substantial progress has been made in terms of finalizing a memorandum of understanding with the State on a number of discussion points. With the progress towards formal transfer, Board and Management attention is now centering on ensuring the PFRS ability to receive the fund assets.


Active Duty Death Captain Thomas Zub, Union County HazMat FMBA Local 99

It is with deep regret we announce the Active Duty Death of Captain Thomas Zub, Union County HazMat FMBA Local 99. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Road, Clark, NJ 07066 from 4pm - 8pm. 

Funeral Service will be held Friday, July 22, 2022 at Walter Johnson Funeral Home beginning at 10am. Interment will follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery, 53 Inman Avenue, Colonia, NJ 07067. 

Please keep the Zub Family and the Members of Union County HazMat Local 99 in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.


CSC Entry Level Firefighter Job Announcement

The NJ Civil Service Commission has announced the entry level test application for the position of firefighter for multiple jurisdictions. If you or someone you know is interested in applying please click on the follwoing links for more information:


DCA Opens Application Period for the American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

he New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) and Division of Fire Safety (DFS) today announced that the application period is open for the American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program, which will help local and regional fire departments in New Jersey provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning, and sanitization equipment. The application announcement comes on the heels of Governor Murphy appropriating $10 million from the American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Funds last month to support the purchase of firefighter equipment during this time of heightened community need.


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