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by TheGuy
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: British Firefighter advice needed
Replies: 3
Views: 2214

Re: British Firefighter advice needed

Hi all, I'm wondering if someone can help me? I'm a British firefighter with 16 years experience working for Greater Manchester Fire Service. My wife and I are currently in the process of applying to emigrate to Canada. We visited Canada last summer and I went to speak to the Fire department in Reg...
by TheGuy
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: City of Toronto 2017
Replies: 285
Views: 23192

Re: City of Toronto 2017

sparky2018 wrote:Plus on top of retirements, they’re going to be hiring an additional 21 to staff a new station being built at Downsview that’s expected to open at the beginning of 2019. Hopefully means a few classes this year.
I'd be surprised if it opens beginning of 2019
by TheGuy
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Extrication course RS rescue
Replies: 5
Views: 8753

Re: Extrication course RS rescue

RopeRescue101 wrote:So compliant isn’t the way to go ? Gotta be NFPA certified? Is this course a waste ?
Haven't taken it, can't say if it's a waste exactly. I'd just shop around to make sure you're getting the best course
by TheGuy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Extrication course RS rescue
Replies: 5
Views: 8753

Re: Extrication course RS rescue

Says right on their site "NFPA 1670 compliant Awareness Level and Operations Level Vehicle Rescue certificate will be issued upon completion"
by TheGuy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Badges
Replies: 66
Views: 24073

Re:

[quote=""FiremanLGT""]EXACTLY!!! Cops are ISSUED a BADGE because technically they are never really off duty....so that's why they are issued them and the permission to carry their firearm. Most Canadian Police Services do not allow their sworn members to carry off duty unless they are on call or th...
by TheGuy
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: City of Toronto 2017
Replies: 285
Views: 23192

Keep your chins up boys n girls.

You guys got this
by TheGuy
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2017-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1201

[quote=""TFSFFer""]Not sure where you got that number?
Just over 100 vacancies.
That 100+ Vacancies does not account for recruits who 'overstaffed' in stations.

There should still be 2-3 classes in the new year though.[/quote]

Well, the number was gotten from TPFFA's pres, so that's where I got it?
by TheGuy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2017-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1201

They are looking for 50. There are give or take 200 vacancies from the trucks atm. Lots of spots !
by TheGuy
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Ranking of busiest firetrucks
Replies: 33
Views: 14371

[quote=""nocomment""]Vancouver Firehall 2 is a 3 piece hall. No chiefs. Doing just under 1500 calls a month.[/quote]

Thats pretty busy, assuming its fairly equal, 16 calls a shift is good
by TheGuy
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: City of Toronto 2017
Replies: 285
Views: 23192

For those that haven't heard this time round, TFS will be doing another class of 50 this coming January, get ready