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by Probie91
Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2014
Replies: 1530
Views: 469719

[quote=""wetstuffredstuff""]i don't think anyone has mentioned this but it looks like they are changing to hiring process as well: "An application process will open for each hiring period. You must apply to each hiring period separately. You will not be able to transfer your application between hiri...
by Probie91
Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: 20 year old female, trying to become a firefighter
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Depending on where you live, but I for one know Toronto is opening their hiring soon, and look less on age, and more on quality of the person applying, which is more than can be said for a lot of other places.
by Probie91
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2014
Replies: 1530
Views: 469719

Right off of their recruit page. "CPR Certificate There exist several levels of CPR training. In connection with the Operations Firefighter recruitment and selection process, Toronto Fire Services requires a Basic Life Support (BLS) for Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certificate, as defined by th...
by Probie91
Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: Pre-Service Program Book List
Replies: 2
Views: 658

[quote=""Firefly09""]Hi there, I'm just curious what books you need for pre-service courses like the one offered at Seneca, Humber, Cambrian etc? Any insight on this would be appreciated.[/quote] Firefighting essentials current edition, "Emergency care" text book. Cant remember if there are any more...
by Probie91
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Greetings
Topic: looking forward...
Replies: 1
Views: 662

[quote=""swiftaxe""]Hey everyone! My name is Craig and I wanted to introduce myself. Currently going through my 1001 course right now and have used firehall in the past to look up community opinions etc. I figured signing up was for the best so I can keep up-to-date on things going on around the com...
by Probie91
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: I need some honest opinions
Replies: 2
Views: 1653

Must be out west, am I correct? you are saying the large fire department will fast track you to becoming a trained paramedic? e: it looks like you know what you want to do, you just don't know if it is financially possible. I would take a step back, crunch the numbers and figure out if to you, its w...
by Probie91
Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: Plumber or Carpenter
Replies: 3
Views: 709

[quote=""Petey""]Carpentry seems a bit more fun, and plumbing pays a bit better so this is basically the deciding factor[/quote]

I know people who are both, on the job. Just pick whatever you'd actually rather do, and make it work
by Probie91
Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cool Firefighting ringtones
Replies: 8
Views: 8765

I have a ringtone of the hall tones. I love it, hah. Little cheesy but whatever
by Probie91
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: What other career options are there?
Replies: 3
Views: 1779

those jobs that you listed are fairly sought after too, to be honest. Police, OPP, EMS... so if you got on any of those, each with its own rewarding path, Id assume you'd be happy.
by Probie91
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Volunteer Probie training
Replies: 3
Views: 3732

Another good idea is running through EMS scenarios. I'm not sure if you guys run them, but if you do, thats a good idea. Also setting up ladders and such, for different reasons, like rescue, or firefighter bailout.