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    I'm sure they had a few more do physicals just in case they were a few short. just because you get fitted for gear and your size goes on a piece of paper doesn't mean they order your stuff.

    Here's to a class in Feb-March time frame.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BigGriffC12 View Post
    I'm sure they had a few more do physicals just in case they were a few short. just because you get fitted for gear and your size goes on a piece of paper doesn't mean they order your stuff.

    Here's to a class in Feb-March time frame.



    Hey big griff that's actually one step further then where you got!! Please stop being negative now your not being considered.
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    Even better is the fact that he copied that post from a guy on another fire forum almost word for word. C'mon man!
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    Well, I posted a link to that forum a few pages back. And someone asked a question so I answered it. I'm not being negative. I'm passing along information to people.

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    Don't get a big head now because you got fitted for gear.

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    Wow man, after all the messages back and forth you're gonna call me big headed bc i called you out for copy and pasting? Best of luck to you in your future endeavors.....
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    1. Some guys I talked to who have been on the job a while said they "have" to put a 3rd/4th class through because the department needs it...

    2. During my interview, personnel was pretty convincing about putting together (at least) the 3rd class for this winter...

    3. Last time they hired (2007), they ran 5 classes off that list...


    ...for what it's worth...
    Last edited by GOOSH!; 08-23-2012 at 09:39 AM. Reason: correction

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    Big griff no one is getting a big head from their gear fitting it's called being excited for a dream job those guys who did get through all the steps til now! Sorry you have had some trouble but let these guys soak it in that it can all be reality for them soon. Maybe you will be good for the next classes they conduct! Good luck to you!

    And FYI most people on here have been on multiple forums so no need to copy and paste we all have seen each post rumors and all!
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    As we older guys have said before, relax guys and don't get to worked up. You all are going to get ulcers before your time to get them.

    The Phiily HR folks do not work at a high speed mode. In fact if it could be proven they are hoping some of the applicants will get tired and drop out, leaving the jobs to be hired to the brothers and sisters.
    Stay Safe and Well Out There....

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    Quick questions....

    Where does one actually go for gear fitting? I was told "the safety trailer" at the fire academy... does anyone have anything more specific?

    I'm assuming you park outside the gate again.

    Thanks and good luck to all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getmeouttahere View Post
    Quick questions....

    Where does one actually go for gear fitting? I was told "the safety trailer" at the fire academy... does anyone have anything more specific?

    I'm assuming you park outside the gate again.

    Thanks and good luck to all.

    ALWAYS park outside the gate. Walk around behind the Academy building, the Safety trailers are past the apparatus doors.
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    Friend of mine just got his letter for the 10th

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    Quote Originally Posted by choadload View Post
    Friend of mine just got his letter for the 10th
    I'm guessing he is a vet??

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    did he get it today

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    He just got it today and he is a double digit ranked vet. I just took my medical 2 days ago so I called hr they said if you did your medical this week you might get your letter next week......for what its worth
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    ok thanks for the info

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    Husband is a double digit vet as well, got his letter to report on the 10th! So excited!

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    Congrats to all!! Hopefully I don't get skipped in spring again lol
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    Did you interview, and around what number were you?

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    Interviewed end of July and I'm around 180 non vet non res ... and theres nothing bad in my background and interview was good ... got my booklet ... every time I call they say all med letters aren't out yet ... Academy is in 3 weeks and guys with higher numbers got fitted already so I don't know whats going on

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