To inquire about membership, call Gary Fell at 360.379.1805, or the Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management at 360.385.9368.  The ARES/RACES group meets on the second Friday of each month, 10AM to Noon, at Fire Station 1-6 on Lawrence Street in Port Townsend.

To join ARES/RACES, please submit these forms…

ARES Application Download PDF or Download MS Word
RACES Application Download PDF or Download MS Word
Jefferson County Emergency Worker App. Download PDF
Emergency Worker Card acceptance Download PDF or Download MS Word
Background Check Authorization Download PDF or Download MS Word
 WAC 118-04 Familiarization Test Download PDF

Required Training; Item 1 below is completed as part of the application process.  The ICS training may be completed within a year of joining.

WAC 118-04 State Emergency Worker Program Click here to read on-line
IS-100.a – Introduction to the Incident Command Program – (Required Training) IS-100.a
IS-200.a ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action – (Required Training) IS-200.a
IC-700.a – National Incident Management System [NIMS] – (Required Training)  IC-700.a
IC-800.b – National Response Framework – (Required Training)  IC-800.b