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by mattcurry
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Mississauga Recruitment 2012
Replies: 72
Views: 44469

Just a plug for an event/volunteer opportunity happening in Mississauga tomorrow. The Mississauga Firefighters are holding a Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy tomorrow, March 16, 2013 @ The Dixie Outlet Mall, 1250 South Service Rd, Mississauga, ON. Event runs from 10-4, and the main table will be se...
by mattcurry
Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Mississauga Fall 2012
Replies: 75
Views: 37106

You can obtain a Certificate of Equivalency from the OFM if you hold and can submit the required paperwork. Contact the OFM to find out which certificates they require. If you're in a bit of a rush, explain your situation to them, and they may be able to issue a letter stating that you've met the re...
by mattcurry
Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Mississauga Fall 2012
Replies: 75
Views: 37106

[quote=""BarnBurner""]Does anyone know how Mississauga handles candidates hired from other full-time depts? Do they drop you back to Probie, drop you a class, or is it on a cases by case basis? Do full-time firefighter candidates undergo the same recruit training, or is it a compressed version? How ...
by mattcurry
Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Mississauga Fire
Replies: 890
Views: 214088

Congrats Huey - I may be slightly biased, but many will tell you that you've landed a spot on an amazing department. I look forward to meeting all of you in a few weeks - bring your running shoes ;) .

-MC
by mattcurry
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Union
Topic: Cambridge
Replies: 3
Views: 2887

Cambridge was never on 24's. Could be Kitchener - haven't heard anything though. Guelph is starting on 24's Jan 1st. Can't imagine why they would revert.

-MC
by mattcurry
Sat Apr 16, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener and Waterloo
Replies: 262
Views: 80042

Congrats to those who got the call yesterday!! Enjoy the feeling, celebrate wisely, and don't be late for your first day!

-MC
by mattcurry
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Great volunteer opportunity for your resume.
Replies: 1
Views: 1140

Great volunteer opportunity for your resume.

Mississauga Firefighters annual Boot drive for Muscular Dystrophy this Saturday, March 19, 2011. Dixie Outlet Mall, 1250 south service rd, Mississauga, ON. Runs from 10-4. Always looking for volunteers to help make the day a success. Contact/message me if you can make it out or need more info. Many ...
by mattcurry
Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Fire Department CPS
Replies: 3
Views: 1594

[quote=""pumper172""]Does anyone know what cps test are used for what city department?[/quote] When I was going through there were 4 versions of the CPS out there, and most departments cycle through them. Some departments have a tailor-made version or a variation of the CPS. Impossible to know which...
by mattcurry
Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Mississauga Fire
Replies: 890
Views: 214088

Congrats to those who got the call! It's a day you'll likely never forget, and before you know it, you'll be committing your first run to memory too. I'll be seeing you guys a bit during training, and a few privileged folk will land on C shift too!

-MC
by mattcurry
Fri Feb 25, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Mississauga Fire
Replies: 890
Views: 214088

For what it's worth - tentative start date is March 21st.

-MC