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Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting 02-08-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By 8888
Hey Jim, Your best bet is to contact the reserve...

Hey Jim,

Your best bet is to contact the reserve unit if she wants to go into the reserves.
From there they will guide you on the recruitment process.

Don't quote me on this, but if she does like...
Forum: Hiring 11-29-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24
Posted By 8888
Calls for panel interviews or the phone interview...

Calls for panel interviews or the phone interview ?
Forum: Hiring 11-14-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By 8888
$230 to write the written? Brutal !! Are they...

$230 to write the written? Brutal !!

Are they still doing the AW Frasier exam?
Forum: Hiring 11-11-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24
Posted By 8888
its been very quiet. I think landrover is right...

its been very quiet.

I think landrover is right about it being a slow process
Forum: Hiring 11-11-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By 8888
I dunno about this one. the last recruitment the...

I dunno about this one.

the last recruitment the Chief hired his son, son in law and a guy that played hockey for an NHL reserve team.

I hear that chief retired couple months after that...
Forum: Hiring 11-10-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,566
Posted By 8888
There's a thread that discusses the CF fire...

There's a thread that discusses the CF fire fighters trade.
Lots of good info on there.

As for the interview (in a nut shell) they ask you questions about the CF fire trade (what they do, where...
Forum: Hiring 10-23-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22
Posted By 8888
Written test was more aptitude (math and...

Written test was more aptitude (math and English...the standard stuff) than anything else
They do have some fire fighting questions that were basic and some tools/equipment questions
Hopefully that...
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting 09-17-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By 8888
Any current cfb esquimalt FR1 or FR2 on here ? I...

Any current cfb esquimalt FR1 or FR2 on here ?
I have some questions to ask you gents
Please inbox me

Thank you
Forum: Hiring 09-16-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By 8888
^ chin up buddy I know of a couple guys with a...

^ chin up buddy
I know of a couple guys with a bunch of certs and experience (heck some even have the ARFF cert) and got the thanks but no thanks.

So don't worry !
Use the cash for another...
Forum: Hiring 09-12-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,571
Posted By 8888
Why would they run an external and internal...

Why would they run an external and internal process at the same time?
You'd figure they would do the internal recruitment first.
Then an external one if nobody was chosen internally.

Really silly
Forum: Hiring 06-16-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,099
Posted By 8888
Burnaby is tough gig Not sure what they are...

Burnaby is tough gig
Not sure what they are looking for but I know a couple guys that have 5 plus years of poc
that have applied a couple of times and only have gotten the cold shoulder from them (as...
Forum: Hiring 01-07-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By 8888
You forgot to mention that preference is given to...

You forgot to mention that preference is given to those living in the area and/or Maritimes.
Forum: Hiring 11-10-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,169
Posted By 8888
^welcome to the club. The island is known for...

^welcome to the club.

The island is known for their nepotism.
Victoria especially doesn't know if it wants to become a major city or stay as a small town.

For entry level jobs they ask for a bunch...
Forum: Hiring 11-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,169
Posted By 8888
^yup *Grabs popcorn and waits for the "try...

^yup

*Grabs popcorn and waits for the "try harder comments"
To start"*

This should be fun
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting 10-27-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By 8888
Sorry to hear that mate. But at least you...

Sorry to hear that mate.
But at least you received a letter regarding the recruitment, and not waiting a year (or more) for nothing , right?

The military recruitment can be quite the gong show...
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting 10-24-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By 8888
It may be a long wait. You will receive a letter...

It may be a long wait.
You will receive a letter in the mail stating that you made the meritt list. From there the wait depends on how many platoons are scheduled for the year, and how many spots...
Forum: Hiring 09-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,073
Posted By 8888
Depending where you want to go it can be a tough...

Depending where you want to go it can be a tough gig to get into.
Ontario Alberta and BC are the hardest to get on.
I know ppl that have been trying to get on for years and keep getting rejected....
Forum: Hiring 09-01-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By 8888
It seems to be a 1 year commitment. I don't...

It seems to be a 1 year commitment.
I don't think they'll keep you on as it's a WEP.
Forum: Hiring 08-27-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By 8888
Been down this road with them before, and heard...

Been down this road with them before, and heard that they hired from their volleys.
Always got the could shoulder from them each time.

Good luck to those who apply
Forum: Hiring 08-23-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,096
Posted By 8888
^ cheers mate ! Although, I like when people...

^ cheers mate !

Although, I like when people post on here to give you the heads up on "rigged" recruitments.
I have saved a bunch of cash from avoiding the recruitments where favouritism is in play.
Forum: Hiring 08-23-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,096
Posted By 8888
^ sorry to say it but get used to it. That...

^ sorry to say it but get used to it.
That nepotism / incest happens frequently (especially on smaller depts).
The thing is complaining on a forum doesn't change anything.
People need to stand up...
Forum: Hiring 08-07-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 52,171
Posted By 8888
How many are they looking to hire?

How many are they looking to hire?
Forum: Hiring 07-09-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By 8888
How many spots are they looking to fill? Any...

How many spots are they looking to fill?

Any info out there about their volleys getting first crack at the spots?
I don't wish to get lambasted and lectured about how I shouldn't worry about the...
Forum: Wildland 07-06-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,360
Posted By 8888
They are calling in the military to help out...

They are calling in the military to help out battle wildfires.

I'm pretty baffled as this summer was predicted to be one of the hottest, and I know a good couple of fellas that were cut from the BC...
Forum: Hiring 06-29-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,479
Posted By 8888
Yay ! got a rejection letter ! Good luck to those...

Yay ! got a rejection letter !
Good luck to those moving on
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