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by Rescue78
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Central York 2019-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 2618

Re: Central York 2019-2020

Yes. 24 hour shift.
by Rescue78
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Moving on from applying?
Replies: 2
Views: 1972

Matt I hear your frustration and like Alberta58 says, keep fighting. Alberta58 is right about having a trade. Trades are a huge asset because it makes a well rounded individual that is normally problem solver. My own son was accepted in two colleges in Pre-Service Firefighting. I told him not to do ...
by Rescue78
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: OAFC Proposed Candidate Testing Services
Replies: 310
Views: 83196

[quote=""911dotcom""]how about the horror stories? my buddy was failed for some reason by the proctor, and was told by the assisting proctor that he would not have failed him for what he did, if he was the proctor. is it consistent??? doesn't sound like it to me[/quote] Isn't that like a nurse sayin...
by Rescue78
Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: OAFC Proposed Candidate Testing Services
Replies: 310
Views: 83196

[quote=""hoser87""]Hard to be mad at the essentials 5 or 6 book... proper ways of doing the skills... and you fail for doing it correctly from the book... hmmm must be the organization.[/quote] But some do pass. How is it possible if the "organization" ignores Essentials 5 or 6. And the number of ca...
by Rescue78
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: OAFC Proposed Candidate Testing Services
Replies: 310
Views: 83196

In my opinion, OFAI is not to blame for the failure rate. OFAI acts under the direction given by their advisory board. That advisory board is composed of experienced members of the fire service that are involved in hiring process. In other words, OFAI test skills that hiring departments want to see ...
by Rescue78
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: OFAI - Technical Skills update
Replies: 51
Views: 15598

If you look at my history in this forum, I have been providing a lot of help. Help can come in many forms. Maybe there is a reason a certain poster has been looking for a job since 2008. If you think for a second that your posts are not monitored by potential employers on here, think again. Not all ...
by Rescue78
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: OFAI - Technical Skills update
Replies: 51
Views: 15598

[quote=""Danica13""]Since when do you have to tie a safety above the clove hitch on the F'ing extension ladder?[/quote] The skills tested are put in place and reviewed by people with DECADES (with an S at the end) of experience in the Fire Service The NFPA skills sheets are internationally accepted ...
by Rescue78
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Central York
Replies: 37
Views: 3105

[quote=""wreckless""]Check your Private Message Thanks[/quote]

Reply sent.
by Rescue78
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Central York
Replies: 37
Views: 3105

Here are a few tips. OFAI certificates - Print your certificates and scan them as PDF file. All four certificates will now be in one file and the size will be minimal. Number of allowed uploads. - Again, combine your documents. Resume and cover letter combined, OFAI certificates combined, Other cert...
by Rescue78
Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Central York
Replies: 37
Views: 3105

Your cover letter and resume will be part of your online application. They are not one of the five attachments. Then, 5 attachments are asked for: - Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certificate - Ontario Fire Administration Inc. CTS certificates for Stage One, Two, Three and swim test (issued af...