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Approved Fire Protection – Our Story . . .

Approved Fire Protection Co. is New Jersey’s oldest family-owned, full-service fire protection and safety equipment company. The Approved Fire Protection establishment sits on two adjoining industrial sites in South Plainfield, NJ and operates 20 service vehicles and employs 50-100 people. Our services include fire extinguishers, alarm systems, suppression systems, SCBA, gas detection, carbon dioxide, oxygen, sprinkler systems, and so much more.

Our vision at Approved Fire Protection Co. is to be the best company to work for and work with; to be a company that people will want to recommend to their family, friends and colleagues. We recognize people as our most important resource and it is our mission to produce the industry’s highest level of quality services and productivity on every project in order to develop repeat customers, maximize return on investment and foster professional growth opportunities for our organization.

If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity at Approved Fire Protection but do not see the position listed below, please email your cover letter and resume for consideration to

Thank you for your interest in joining our AFP community!

Overviews of Approved Fire benefit offerings:

  • Health Insurance: Two (2) plans offered through Cigna
  • Dental Insurance: PPO plan offered through Lincoln
  • Vision Insurance: Stand Alone plan offered through EyeMed
  • Life Insurance: Employer paid
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance: Employer paid
  • 401(k) Savings Plan including safe harbor contribution equal to 3% of contribution
  • Paid Holidays: 10 Paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): 15 paid PTO days (accrued schedule)
  • Leaves of Absences: FMLA, Parental leave, Workers Compensation
  • Profit Sharing Compensation: payments made to employee by the company from revenues earned
  • Education Incentive Programs: AFP is committed to employee learning and development
  • Employee Engagement Programs: company sponsored events, summer hours, breakfast Fridays, snacks and so much more.

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It is the policy of Approved Fire Protection to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to citizenship, race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status. This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not imply that there are any open positions or that the applicant will be employed. Only applicants meeting the minimum requirements for a position as determined by the company will be considered for employment. Should more than one qualified person make application, the company reserves the right to select the applicant that, in its opinion, possesses the best qualifications.

In making this application for employment an investigative consumer report may be prepared whereby information is obtained through personal interviews with neighbors, friends, or other acquaintances. Such an inquiry would include information as to character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living of the applicant. An applicant has the right to make a written request within a reasonable period of time to receive additional detailed information about the nature and scope of this investigation.


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I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application (if I am considered for employment) and hereby authorize previous employers, personal references named, or any other person or persons to whom the company may refer, to give any and all information regarding my background if requested.

If employed, I agree to engage in no outside activity which would involve a material conflict of interest with, or which could, as determined by the company, reflect adversely on the company.

If employed, I agree to maintain confidentiality regarding any information concerning the company that may come to my knowledge. Further, I agree to comply with all of the policies and regulations of the company as set forth in the company’s employee handbook or other communications distributed to all employees.

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for the company to hire me. I understand that if employment is offered to me, either verbally or in writing, such offer does not constitute a contract of employment. I understand that if I am employed by the company my employment will be for no definite period of time and that my employment can be terminated at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice, at the option of either the company or myself. I also understand that this status can only be altered by a written contract of employment, specific to all material terms, that is signed by an authorized officer of the company

I attest with my signature below that I have read all of the above statements and understand the same and that all statements made by me are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and that I have withheld nothing that would, if disclosed, affect this application unfavorably. I understand that any false statements or material omissions may be grounds for refusal to hire, or for immediate dismissal. I certify that I am at least 18 years of age and am legally authorized to work in the United States. Additionally, I understand that nothing contained in this employment application or in the granting of an interview is intended to create an employment contract between myself and the company for either employment or for the providing of any benefit.

I understand that as a condition of this application and any employment, I may be required to submit to testing for the presence of illegal drugs. I hereby consent to such testing. I further acknowledge that no promise or guarantee is binding upon the company unless made in a written contract of employment as described above.