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by cmollison
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Courses school for firefighting
Replies: 9
Views: 5051

Re: Courses school for firefighting

What are you best courses to take for firefighting in the medical and rescue fields ? I know paramedic would be the best option but let’s go down a different route ... what about say NL national lifeguard and maybe an EMR or ski patrol .. what are some things a guy should take if he didn’t wanna sp...
by cmollison
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: What am I doing, What do I need to do, and what am I missing?
Replies: 2
Views: 1899

You seem to have a pretty well rounded resume and experience. Are you currently working as a paramedic? Make sure you have your air brake endorsement if you don't have it already. I think investing in a good resume is a great idea. Once you start to get interviews then get some interview coaching un...
by cmollison
Tue May 09, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Richmond Hill 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2562

[quote=""jsymonds""]I thought I remembered reading they were taking 10 when the posting came out...[/quote]

10 for sure
by cmollison
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: Rope/water rescue.
Replies: 2
Views: 229

[quote=""firemed909""]Hi all, Looking to further my learning/resume with some rescue training and looking for advice. There are several place that offer rope rescue that in 3 weekend for under 1k total you can be a tech. Where as Festi, the same level of training cost 1000-1500 a course and are a we...
by cmollison
Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Central York
Replies: 37
Views: 1098

[quote=""Rescue78""]Reply sent.[/quote]

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
by cmollison
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: OFAI - Technical Skills update
Replies: 50
Views: 7473

[quote=""firemed909""]Im not sure what level of cpr comes with the emr but i believe most places are looking for cpr c or hcp. I cant speak for cpr c but.... Hcp level cpr no longer does breathing checks. Hasnt for quite some time. Once noted as unresponsive you immedicatly check for pulse. If pulse...
by cmollison
Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: For fun, previous best/worst jobs before firefighting.
Replies: 3
Views: 1606

Wrost job sorting cheques working for my mom (self explanatory!)

Best job annoying all the the old folks on firehall.com :)
by cmollison
Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Richmond Hill
Replies: 57
Views: 16042

Congrats to all those moving forward.
by cmollison
Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: City of Vaughan 2015
Replies: 310
Views: 110397

[quote=""nobag""]The guy who got a 71 and got an interview is probably related To somebody. I hear They weren't hiring family forever, under chief senay, then they hired lots of family for the last few classes, under Bentley, now they squashed hiring family because of a complaint through HR. They we...
by cmollison
Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Colored helmet system
Replies: 4
Views: 769

[quote=""LtKen""]Any depts that use a coloured helmet system please share your info. I'm looking to start one in my dept all we use now is yellow for everyone and white for officers. Just looking to see what other depts use. Thanks[/quote] In our department we use Black for firefighters, Red (AC/Cap...