Thread: Finally making the plunge
04-14-2005, 07:03 PM #1
- Join Date
- Apr 2004
Finally making the plunge
Well guys after a year at being a volunteer and learning alot I believe this is the career and life that I want. I can not imagine anyhting but being a firefighter. I am going to go to other depts around here locally to apply for a job as a fire fighter. I am volunteer Cert. and will be taking my EMT next year in college. I was wondering if you guys could provide me with some help on how to be the best at what I do, and how to look good for these guys. I thought about sending myself to the Fire Academy that way I would save the deptartment I want to go through the money of sending me through and I could start ASAP. Is this a good idea or not? I am all ears, no better way to learn than from the people who have been there.
04-14-2005, 09:34 PM #2
There are so many places to start. First, consider Paramedic
school. Second, I look beyond just the "local areas".
There are websitse that is dedicated to people like you just
Please check out the forums at- www.firecareers.com Plus
you can subscibe and get job info there.
Also consider www.firerecruit.com
Get started on alot of other stuff at- www.eatstress.com
I am sure you will get more info. and you dive into this.
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