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    Default D.C. FF/Medic hiring process

    Curious if anyone can shed light on the hiring process in D.C. to become a FF/Medic.

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    Default Here's some information that might help you:



    Quote from the article: "Six medical director's in seven years says a lot about the city's commitment to EMS."


    If you are wanting to work for an organization that values EMS, I wouldn't even consider DC. There are plenty of testing opportunities else where that actually takes EMS seriously.

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    .Minimum Requirements: Paramedic/Firefighter

    Applicants for the position of Paramedic/Firefighter must:

    Be a National Registry Certified EMT-Paramedic (NREMTP)
    * Be a US citizen at the time of appointment
    * Have reached the age of 19 but not be over the age of 31 as of the date of application
    * Possess a current, valid driverís license at the time of appointment
    * Have a valid high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    * Pass a written Firefighter/Paramedic entry-level examination
    * Pass a physical abilities test
    * Pass a background check
    * Pass medical and psychological examinations
    * Possess a high moral character and commitment to service

    To find out more about careers with the DC Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department, call the DC Fire/EMS Recruiting Officer at (202) 673-3330.

    For more information about Firefighter/Paramedic Entry Level Examinations, contact Ms. Marie Vines, DC Office of Personnel, at (202) 671-1300.
    -Ron Stanton

    Avondale Fire Company
    Chester County Station 23

    visit our page @ http://www.avondalefirecompany.org

    Engine Co. 11

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