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    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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    Quote Originally Posted by FFRN View Post
    Does anyone know the policy on working for an employer besides the city? At what point after starting with the department can you have a second job?
    You need to get threw your six month test first, and then you can work outside of the department. You do not have to wait until you are off probation. Also you have to get permission from the department on what kind of job you can have. It cant be "too hard" and not to dangerous...

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    Interview done medical here I come!!!! I was day 9 and I think they said they do around ten a day. If that helps people figure things out.
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    I was told 8 interviews a day today is the tenth day of interviewing.
    Medical soon I'll b in 188 !!
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    Thanks CFD02 I appreciate it

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    congrats man hopefully I'll be in the 188 with you

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMT-FF View Post
    congrats man hopefully I'll be in the 188 with you
    Hopefully so, Looking forward to a lot of hard wrk & sleepless nights...

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    Medical building opens door at 0800 people start lining up at 0700-0715. I was first in line out by 1000 my buddy got there at 0745 he didn't get out until 1500.

    Might be different for you guys but this is what I experienced.
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    Im pitching a tent on the sidewalk the night before ... I'll show them

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    Quote Originally Posted by deadbear271 View Post
    Im pitching a tent on the sidewalk the night before ... I'll show them
    Lol... Someone in personnel told me they waited 8 hrs for a physical I'll b there at 7 AM sharp... The academy start June 25 & 29 I can't wait.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    Ok so it's a tie-breaker. Not like they are offering extra points like other cities.
    Many cities in NY you have to live in the city to be hired!
    Don't be a know it all! Be a know a lot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean99900 View Post
    Lol... Someone in personnel told me they waited 8 hrs for a physical I'll b there at 7 AM sharp... The academy start June 25 & 29 I can't wait.
    It's not really that serious.. You will have to take parking into consideration.. Not a whole lot of open spots near the building. I was outside at 730.. First in line. If I wasn't too fat I would have been done by 1030 or so..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ff.matt View Post
    FWDBuff:
    Residency preference is on the application page. See link above.

    PREFERENCE FOR PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTS: Candidates who have maintained a bona fide residence in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to the date of the civil service examination shall have priority over all other persons receiving an identical test score.
    I'm still not understanding why this isn't being accounted for. Can anyone explain why people living outside the city are being processed ahead of people with residency (with identical scores of 100)?

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    good question

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    Wait. Thats happening?

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    Brush up on your pick-pocket skills also before recruit class.

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    Theres a park two blocks behind building ... lots of free parking

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigGriffC12 View Post
    It's not really that serious.. You will have to take parking into consideration.. Not a whole lot of open spots near the building. I was outside at 730.. First in line. If I wasn't too fat I would have been done by 1030 or so..
    Did u make weight ?? If not will u be able to join the next class ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean99900 View Post
    Did u make weight ?? If not will u be able to join the next class ??
    Naw.. I was like 16 over.. Everything else was good.. Even went for gear fitting. I didn't follow up with this class.. Tested for my "dream" city got high enough for a shot at the process...

    I'd rather someone else whose dream is Philly get my spot then me take a spot for 2-3 years and screw someone else..

    Good luck to all you guys man..putting that gear on was unreal.. I can't imagine what first day of academy is like.

    Keep pushing.

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