Are they really going to make us retake the cpat for the fall class?
Has anyone spoken with anyone from HR. As far as I'm concerned these are all rummers of us getting processed or even there being a fall class. It really sucks that we get treated like this, especially when some of us have made sacrifices already for this job.
Haven't spoke with anybody from hr but was told by the medical director that anybody who has completed medical were slated for a fall class
When did u go down there cubs?
I heard IAFF Local 2 is going to try to fight the preference points for CPS grads.
Is this the first time they are offering preference points for cps grads ?
If you guys still waiting to get on want to be Chicago Firefighters you'd be out of your mind not to reapply. CFD needs guys, lots of them. I can't see there not being at least 1 more class from this list. Right now it's prob Oct. things take forever with the city and they change every day, that's the only thing you can count on.
Don't count yourself in unless your on, good luck and keep every single avenue open.
The lawsuits that held up hiring crushed a lot of people from the '06 list but it opens a lot of slots for people from the one they're doing this winter. Great opportunity for younger people.
Just as an FYI. I got called into the medical division today. I had my physical back in the first week of January. Looks like things are still moving along. I asked the nurse if this meant there was going to be another academy and she said, "Yes. I mean . . . there should be." So take that for what it is worth.
Just thought I would put that out there.
Congrats, Sammy1, hope that's a good sign! I'm planning on taking the test come December for the new applicants as I missed the 2006 one. Any idea on what to review for the written or is this your basic comprehension test such as an ACT or reasoning?
Thanks for any advice you could offer (Or anyone else for that matter)!
Ryno, as I recall it's a standard aptitude & personality test.
Hey thought i add to your post. i also took my medical this year in mid June and had to go back in July to take a DR. paper they need and the DR. told me there would be a class this year too. So i hope its true because this is my 2nd time processing and making it this far, its been a long time wait.
And as for the new test coming out i feel like before they call people from that new list there will be lawsuits from candidates from 2006 that made it far in the processing and dont get hired. it will be just like they did from the 1995 lawsuit. Things will be put on hold. so I hope CFD do it right this time....
Wait davey they called you in June for medical and you got flagged in July?
This whole process makes zero sense...
Yeah because it take weeks to get your results in. But Am Good Now.. Just waiting to get a called. Hope its soon..
Thanks for the info Dream Big. I have my CPAT on the 25th of this month and in the mean time will be applying to other areas such as Niles/Naperville, etc. Hope everyone is able to be called, esp those that are in the final steps of Medical.
Anyone happen to know about the CPS points? I did not attend a CPS high school...feel that's kind of unfair to be punished because I went to a northside Catholic HS, but hey, what are we gonna do about it right? Chance that this may raise another flag/lawsuit and halt the December candidate testing and list?
They should have just given residency points if they are big on letting residents get in.
btw I am a CPS grad, and I say its BS
Hey everyone who might start a fall class. I am one of the guys who processed last year and have heard absolutely nothing since December. Well I got a call from a nurse last week and told me to go in this week for some doctors paper. Don't know what it's all about, but I did my physical in January. Take that for what it's worth. I'll let you guys know what happens when I go there this week.
sounds like classes are going to start up soon again, medic ones already going
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