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by ndvfd_ff33
Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 3712

[quote=""8888""]Which refinery do you work at?

Tbh The only refineries I know of are in fort Mac.
I don't know of any on the east coast. Aside from the nuclear places.

It's a tough gig ,glad you won the lottery.[/quote]

I'm guessing Irving Oil in Saint John.
by ndvfd_ff33
Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Volunteer double-hatting
Replies: 17
Views: 4159

[quote=""3rdGen""]CLAC has a bunch of volunteer locals. didn't try hard to find which ones but a google search reveals many examples of this practice of organizing volunteer halls. eg Volunteer Firefighters Locals[edit] Greater Hamilton Volunteer Firefighters Association Local 911 (CLAC) represents ...
by ndvfd_ff33
Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Volunteer double-hatting
Replies: 17
Views: 4159

[quote=""infernobuster""]Id like to see where that person lives, to be within 2 vollie halls response areas and still get there on time.[/quote] Is the poster going to respond to both departments all the time or will they respond to the second one while working or if they happen to be in the area wh...
by ndvfd_ff33
Tue Aug 26, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: CFB Cold Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 1102

I don't know if these links will help at all. The PLD rates can be found here. It's about halfway down the page. Looks like it's about $319 a month. http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/about-policies-standards-benefits/ch-205-officer-ncm-allowance-rates.page#sec-45 I'm not sure if you're looking for housing ...
by ndvfd_ff33
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: CF firefighter to SAR
Replies: 2
Views: 3599

I'm pretty sure all new firefighters are on restricted contracts. Part of that includes a no OT restriction although I'm not sure if that's only after QL5. Someone feel free to correct me on that. You could end up waiting an awfully long time before being able to apply for SAR. If I'm not mistaken y...
by ndvfd_ff33
Mon Mar 17, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: CF Firefighter Trade Now Accepting Direct Entry Applicants
Replies: 23
Views: 12214

[quote=""Ruspic""]Hey Joe, Did you happen to ask if they require you to sign 9yrs/a clause preventing early resignation? Thanks[/quote] I'm going to go out on a limb and say that if trade qualified CF members with time in have to sign a clause when doing an OT then direct entry people will be requir...
by ndvfd_ff33
Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: CF Firefighter Trade Now Accepting Direct Entry Applicants
Replies: 23
Views: 12214

That's been up for a few months now. One day there was barely any trades accepting applications and the next practically everything was.
by ndvfd_ff33
Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: Canadian Forces Firefighters RANT and RAVE
Replies: 24
Views: 19201

[quote=""fire17""]Keep in mind a lot of military personnel have arrogant attitudes, probably partially due to the fact that in basic training you are told you are better than civilians, also due to the fact a lot of them no nothing else but the military they have been in since high school and do not...
by ndvfd_ff33
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: Got a job offer.
Replies: 9
Views: 6524

[quote=""8888""]Out of curiosity which element would you be? Navy or Air?[/quote]

Unless things have changed firefighter is only Air.
by ndvfd_ff33
Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: Got a job offer.
Replies: 9
Views: 6524

Good news. Congrats and enjoy BMQ.