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by denis57
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: What The Chief of Mississauga Fire is Looking For
Replies: 0
Views: 598

What The Chief of Mississauga Fire is Looking For

As many of you know Mississauga Fire will be hiring in the near future. At the Firefighting Career Expo on Feb 26, 2016, Mississauga Fire Chief Tim Beckett along with Shawn Matheson (former Assistant Chief Professional Development) spoke. Check out the article here. ​Here were some of the highlights...
by denis57
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: St Thomas Hiring 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1864

St Thomas Hiring 2018

As per HR, they plan on hiring 2 this round. Need: OFAI CTS Certificates; including Swim Test http://www.stthomas.ca/UserFiles/Servers/Server_12189721/File/City%20Hall/Human%20Resources/Emploment/2018%20Firefighter%20Job%20Advertisment%20FINAL.pdf Applications must be RECEIVED by 4:00 p.m., Friday J...
by denis57
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Cover Letter Tips and Tricks
Replies: 4
Views: 1883

Re: Cover Letter Tips and Tricks

To anyone looking for assistance with their resume and cover letter - look no further. The team at EmergencyResumes are experienced with writing resumes and cover letters specific for each fire service. The EmergencyResume professionals take their time with each candidate highlighting the candidate...
by denis57
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Cover Letter Tips and Tricks
Replies: 4
Views: 1883

Re: Cover Letter Tips and Tricks

Just recently contacted EmergencyResumes and I have nothing but praise for the service provided by this company. Incredibly prompt and very thorough in regards to getting all the right information that they need to craft the perfect package that best represents you. After a long phone interview I c...
by denis57
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Pickering 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5183

Re: Pickering 2018

Remember to address the cover letter to the Fire Chief. It's a little hard to find on their city website, but it's currently John Hagg Good luck to everyone applying! Was this posted on the application to address it to the chief? I thought cover letters were suppose to be addressed to human resourc...
by denis57
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Pickering 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5183

Re: Pickering 2018

Remember to address the cover letter to the Fire Chief.

It's a little hard to find on their city website, but it's currently John Hagg

Good luck to everyone applying!
by denis57
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Cover Letter Tips and Tricks
Replies: 4
Views: 1883

Cover Letter Tips and Tricks

Too many candidates use a generic cover letter when applying. This is a sure fire way to ensure yours will just blend in with the rest. :banghead: Let’s face it; applying for fire isn’t cheap these days. You want to take every opportunity to make yourself stand out. If you want to be noticed, you ha...
by denis57
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Markham 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 10078

Re: Markham 2018

Optimal wrote:Can anyone find the anticipated start date?

CPR has to be valid 6 months post start date so just checking if mine will be good. Looked and can't find the start date
As per HR "Start date will be around the end of April."

Hope this helps.

Best of luck!
by denis57
Thu May 21, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: 911 Communications
Replies: 6
Views: 1951

[quote=""infernobuster""]Take post secondary courses in 911 communications, and start practicing your typing. You need at least 40 wpm to be efficient in comm.[/quote] I am a dispatcher for ambulance. You DO NOT need the communications course.... most people we've hired in the past don't have it. Th...
by denis57
Tue May 19, 2015 11:36 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Barrie 2015
Replies: 116
Views: 44572

[quote=""clwr0012""]Does anyone know if Barrie wants copies of all "Key Qualifications" which are basically all the minimum requirements, or are they only looking for copies of certs that go above and beyond. I know on the Barrie's website it only states in brackets for copies to be included of spec...