One of two things are failing here. If it isn't one, it is the other. However, it could be both. There is no other reason for the poor turnout.Read More »
Medal Of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer Tells FDNY He Will Wait. States He Doesn’t Want Special Treatment.
Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the latest Medal of Honor recipient, has told the FDNY he doesn't want any special treatment after a federal judge approved the FDNY of opening up the application process for one more day. That "one more day" was solely for Meyer, and he declined. Dakota Meyer, a 23 year old Marine, received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on September 15th. Joining the FDNY has become Meyers latest goal. However, caught up in all of the events surrounding receiving the Medal of Honor, Meyer missed the application period.Read More »
The Portland Fire & Rescue Department in Oregon has utilized Youtube to spread the word on their hiring process. They use their own firefighters to tell the World about why they are Portland Firefighters. This is a perfect example of using social media to spread the word on recruitment for an upcoming hiring process!Read More »
3 banger in Alexandria, helmet sticker controversy in Albuquerque, application woes in Austin, fire service product reviews, the Firemom weighs in on Ohio Senate Bill 5, Hosed humor on volunteer firefighters, bonus fire footage from Westerly, Rhode Island,firefighter fired after stealing, and Ed Schultz and Harold Schaitberger weigh in on firefighter pension attacks....check it out!Read More »
While there is probably little the applicants can do in this situation, if indeed they were not notified until showing up or already on their way the fault lays in the lap of the Fire Department. This is something that should have been addressed way before tickets were bought or travel arrangements were made. If they were told they were welcome to take the test, the door should not have been shut in their face.Read More »
The City of Bozeman, Montana apparently really wanted to get their name on the map. The City is demanding that new applicants for city jobs like firefighters, and police officers hand over their login AND passwords for sites like facebook ...Read More »