Thread: new recruit questions
10-14-1999, 11:05 PM #1BootsFirehouse.com Guest
new recruit questions
Looking for fresh new questions to ask new hirees in up coming interview process.If anyone has a good question or questions that recruits are asked in their oral interview process please share with me. Thanks for the ones already sent any more ??
[This message has been edited by Boots (edited October 18, 1999).]
10-15-1999, 01:03 AM #2Ed ShanksFirehouse.com Guest
Lots of people will come up with questions like "Why do you want to be a firefighter?" and "What will it do to your family life with you being gone for 24 hours at a time?"
I'd ask something that makes the candidate think a little. Something like "You're a First Responder/EMT/Paramedic [whichever your department is] and you're on your way to a chest pain call. On the way you encounter a bad wreck, with obvious severe injuries. Do you stop, or do you radio for another unit to take this, and continue to your original call?"
10-15-1999, 09:37 AM #3BVFDFirehouse.com Guest
One question that stumps a lot of people is "What can you bring to the department that we don't already have?"
10-18-1999, 11:37 PM #4RomaniaFirehouse.com Guest
I like the questions like:
Where do you see yourself in 3 years?
11-06-1999, 09:47 PM #5rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
What is cultural diversity and how does it affect us as FF? In the fire station? In the community?
11-06-1999, 09:49 PM #6rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
Describe a culturally diverse situation you have been in and how did you handle it?
11-06-1999, 09:49 PM #7rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
Why (name of you city)?
11-06-1999, 09:50 PM #8rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
What do you know about our department? City?
11-06-1999, 09:51 PM #9rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
Are you on any other hiring list besides our department? What is your status with them?
11-06-1999, 09:51 PM #10rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
Who's your daddy?
11-06-1999, 09:53 PM #11rocketboy192Firehouse.com Guest
Describe a disagreement you have recently had with a supervisor or co-worker.
11-07-1999, 12:02 AM #12FyredUpFirehouse.com Guest
Why do you wish to leave your current job? Particularly if it is a fire job.
11-21-1999, 11:48 AM #13Capt LeeFirehouse.com Guest
Why should we NOT hire you?
Response should be like' If there is someone else more qualified'. Occasionally it stumps them.
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