DHSES - OFPC - NY Task Force 2 Membership

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

NY-TF 2 Membership

Individuals interested in NY-TF2 membership must meet the following requirements.
  • A New York State resident.

  • 21 years of age.

  • A valid New York State motor vehicle license.

  • Possess a current CPR/First Responder Certificate.

  • Certification proving medical clearance to wear a full face respirator.

  • Minimum 2 years career or 4 years active volunteer service within the sponsoring agency or agency type.

  • Must be available for a minimum of 40 hours of team training per year and 20 hours of administrative/cache hours (meetings, inventory, equipment maintenance, etc.)

  • Member must live and work in an area where he/she can respond to the team headquarters building, fully prepared for deployment, within 90 minutes of activation. Member must also be available for an initial response deployment of 48 to 72 hours.
If you meet these qualifications, complete the application for membership. Questions, contact:

Program Assistant Thomas Howard
by e-mail thomas.howard@dhses.ny.gov
with subject line - ATT: Membership
phone at (518) 292-2838

Please remember to give your name, affiliation, address, and phone number.