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    Quote Originally Posted by snoozer1989 View Post
    Just do the math. If they state they plan on hiring 600 per year that is 300 per class. 6019's list got through 886 candidates to fill I believe 275 spots. So that's roughly 3.22 candidates for every 1 candidate hired. So 2400*3.22 = 7732 candidates investigated. The first class will consist of the 800 or so EMS promo candidates. So that narrows it down from 7732 to 6932. Now add in the 293 candidates from the 1999 & 2002 exams and that becomes 6639 candidates eligible from the OPEN COMPETITIVE LIST #2000. This is all based on the 1:3 speculation. If anyone cares to correct any of my math go ahead. The ratio may be larger, for example 1:4. A lot of candidates may not want the job, may not pass CPAT, may not be able to make a portion of testing, fail background, fail drug testing/medical. Who knows. Just be prepared to take that persons spot. Keep your nose clean, run, & stay updated with that the hell is going on. It may work to your advantage.
    I do not understand here. Does those EMS promo candidates count towards the 600 per year they will hire? If so, the first 1000 of the estimated 2400 candidates hired would go to EMS promo candidates & 1999 & 2002 lawsuit candidates?


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    Quote Originally Posted by BrooklynBorn View Post
    Thats a lot of stuff. Would they find out about a summons from another state?
    I think you are playing with fire if you do not disclose it. If it is only a summons, it is likely not a big deal - but lying to your investigator IS a big deal. Don't go that route.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SirEd View Post
    I do not understand here. Does those EMS promo candidates count towards the 600 per year they will hire? If so, the first 1000 of the estimated 2400 candidates hired would go to EMS promo candidates & 1999 & 2002 lawsuit candidates?
    The press release states that in addition to the promo list, they are going to basically contact 8548 candidates from the open comp list. The real threat once again, priority hiring.
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    I have been reading alot of posts. I see people with list numbers of 8XX and 1XXX, worried about being called. Are they just being rediculous? Why would somebody with a list number of 8XX be worried about being called.

    I am in the mid 2000's and I feel confident I will be called. What is going on here with people with very low list numbers below 2000 being worried about being called?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FdnytolifeE293 View Post
    The press release states that in addition to the promo list, they are going to basically contact 8548 candidates from the open comp list. The real threat once again, priority hiring.
    So here I am thinking at work ... How exactly does the hiring works ... They hire based on needs so let's say they want a class of 300 ... They grab 300 people from the list or they go through the list until the class of 300 Is fulfilled ????? Also how many classes per year ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirEd View Post
    I have been reading alot of posts. I see people with list numbers of 8XX and 1XXX, worried about being called. Are they just being rediculous? Why would somebody with a list number of 8XX be worried about being called.

    I am in the mid 2000's and I feel confident I will be called. What is going on here with people with very low list numbers below 2000 being worried about being called?
    **** I'm in the mid 13k not as confident but optimistic .... I'm just going to lay back and watch how everything turns out , hopefully it goes as I have thought in my head... Keep training and see

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    Does anyone know the exact weight of the vest that is used in the CPAT? I figured it's a wise choice to purchase one and start walking bleachers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snoozer1989 View Post
    Just do the math. If they state they plan on hiring 600 per year that is 300 per class. 6019's list got through 886 candidates to fill I believe 275 spots. So that's roughly 3.22 candidates for every 1 candidate hired. So 2400*3.22 = 7732 candidates investigated. The first class will consist of the 800 or so EMS promo candidates. So that narrows it down from 7732 to 6932. Now add in the 293 candidates from the 1999 & 2002 exams and that becomes 6639 candidates eligible from the OPEN COMPETITIVE LIST #2000. This is all based on the 1:3 speculation. If anyone cares to correct any of my math go ahead. The ratio may be larger, for example 1:4. A lot of candidates may not want the job, may not pass CPAT, may not be able to make a portion of testing, fail background, fail drug testing/medical. Who knows. Just be prepared to take that persons spot. Keep your nose clean, run, & stay updated with that the hell is going on. It may work to your advantage.
    Most member's calculations are also assuming two academies per year remaining a constant, another rarity. Academies depend too heavily on budget constraints. At this point, high numbers should not count the FDNY as an egg in their basket until they are sweatin' to DI's yells on tape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNY2000 View Post
    Does anyone know the exact weight of the vest that is used in the CPAT? I figured it's a wise choice to purchase one and start walking bleachers.
    It's 75 lbs for the step mill portion then 50 lbs for the remainder of the CPAT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nycthirteen View Post
    So, these are the documents I was told to bring with me when called in for investigation after 6019. Things may have (probably did) change since then, but this list might still be of some use.

    1. Fingerprint fee $75
    2. If ever arrested for a crime or received a summons other than a moving violation, bring: a) a complete notarized statement “explaining” the incident, and b) an original disposition from the court involved.
    3. Residency proof
    4. W2’s and social security detailed earnings statement for the past five years, plus a recent pay stub
    5. Proof of self employment
    6. Proof of unemployment
    7. High school diploma, or GED with scores
    8. Post-high school requirements (college transcript, 6 months full time employment, or active military with honorable discharge)
    9. Copy of Dept of Health birth certificate
    10. Record of any legal change of name
    11. Valid NYS drivers license
    12. Copy of Social Security card
    13. Marriage certificate, divorce or separation papers
    14. All correspondence regarding workman’s compensation claims
    15. Original discharge or separation papers from the military (DD-214) and/or veterans disability claims, and any disciplinary action paperwork you received
    16. Selective Service Registration record (www.sss.gov). If active Reservist, unit name and address
    17. BP-51 and DP-2488 questionnaire signed and notarized (these are FDNY forms, you’ll get them with your packages)
    18. 2x2 inch photo in business attire
    19. Signed education and employment consent forms (you’ll get these forms from FDNY, also).


    awesome info. Thanks for passing along. Any idea how you go about getting the documentation needed for the summons? I had one dismissed about 12 years ago, not sure how much info I'll even be able to dig up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zachryw2001 View Post
    It's 75 lbs for the step mill portion then 50 lbs for the remainder of the CPAT.
    Thanks, I found a nice 80 lb. vest with removable weights on amazon.com for $75.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannyvale View Post
    So here I am thinking at work ... How exactly does the hiring works ... They hire based on needs so let's say they want a class of 300 ... They grab 300 people from the list or they go through the list until the class of 300 Is fulfilled ????? Also how many classes per year ?

    Their saying two classes per year, a total of 600. At my hospital rotation yesterday, an FDNY emt told me he was told by the guys at the rock that they usually hire more then 300 probies. Like 330 to 350 only because 30-50 quit or just don't have what it takes on the first day.



    On another note, vforce is a really good vest. Or if you want the same exact one they use in cpat, go with simulaids weight vest. Simulaids is very pricey, but if you don't mind shelling out the money then go for it.
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    Okay, weight vest ordered. I was mistaken, it was not the $75 I originally thought. Apparently, 75 lb. weight vests are expensive. $148.99 for the vest and another $48.99 in extra shipping for excess weight. If anyone finds it cheaper, feel free to rub it in my face as I feel I just overpaid. Oh well, it's a tax write off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FdnytolifeE293 View Post
    Their saying to classes per year, a total of 600. At my hospital rotation yesterday, an FDNY emt told me he was told by the guys at the rock that they usually hire more then 300 probies. Like 330 to 350 only because 30-50 quit or just don't have what it takes on the first day.
    Classes are usually around 320-330. During the 1.5 miles alot of people are disqualified and sometimes they call an extra few to fill "seats". A friend of mine was list 87x from 6019, he made it because 10 guys failed the run and he was one of the standbys. So yea he made it by the nose of his hair basically.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HopefulFF View Post
    awesome info. Thanks for passing along. Any idea how you go about getting the documentation needed for the summons? I had one dismissed about 12 years ago, not sure how much info I'll even be able to dig up.
    Contact the county court that you were issued the summons in, and if you know the general timeframe they'll be able to help you find it. The Google machine can help you find out what the county court is. You'll likely need to send some fee and a notarized request. This is one thing off of that list to start working on now if your list number is in the first thousand or so.
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    has anybody received that little paper with score and list # yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by myles8683 View Post
    has anybody received that little paper with score and list # yet?
    Nope. I have a feeling we might see them today for city residents. but who knows might not even see them until next week.

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    So where exactly is that the list numbers stop droping like flies ??? Meaning how you get to list numbers 3000 4000 5000 , etc

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    How far back do they delve into your history. About 10 years ago I got into a car accident, the car I was driving had expired registration and inspection, the insurance was fine though. But I got tickets for expired registration and inspection, which aren't moving violations or a crime like driving with no insurance. But since the was registered in my Dads name I thought he would have gotten the tickets and not me or something along those lines, it was 10 years ago so I don't remember. But I never bothered paying the tickets. Fast forward two years and I get a letter in the mail I haven't paid for the tickets and I would have to show up to court by a certain date or my license would be suspended. There was no warrent out for my arrest or anything. I went to court, pleaded guilty to the tickets, they threw out the inspection one, and I paid the registration ticket. Is this something I should mention ? To be honest I completely forgot it even happened. Nothing went on my record, the other guy I hit didn't even file it with his insurance company because he was stoned and had out of state insurance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jukez View Post
    Classes are usually around 320-330. During the 1.5 miles alot of people are disqualified and sometimes they call an extra few to fill "seats". A friend of mine was list 87x from 6019, he made it because 10 guys failed the run and he was one of the standbys. So yea he made it by the nose of his hair basically.
    Thats basically my list number and thats exactly what im hoping for. I really want to get into that first class and not have to wait an extra 5 months. Although I know that first class will be brutal with all the vets that are going to leave me in the dust lol.

    Also speaking of 5 months, Everyone keeps saying they are holding the academy twice a year but its actually a bit more. The academy is 22 weeks and they are holding one after the other so even if we give the instructors a week off in between that still once every 23 weeks which is good and will have the list moving a little bit quicker.

    Goof luck everyone. I finally got my 1.5 mile under 12 min the other day. So stoked lol

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