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    got oral results letter today (85.5), how did everyone else do on the orals?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ucanfollowme View Post
    Letters are out. No ranking though, will they eventually tell you where you rank? And what does "rule of the list" really mean?
    Rule of the list means they hire whoever they want. You could be number 1 and they could hire number 101 over you. They dont tell you what you rank because of that.

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    Scott- Thanks for the info.

    Does anyone know exactly what NB FD is looking for in a canidate?

    Do certs matter? Being a resident? Minority? EMS backgrounds?

    thanks for the info

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    Quote Originally Posted by spostemsky21 View Post
    got oral results letter today (85.5), how did everyone else do on the orals?
    I failed the oral a couple years back, this time I got a 90.67

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucanfollowme View Post
    Scott- Thanks for the info.

    Does anyone know exactly what NB FD is looking for in a canidate?

    Do certs matter? Being a resident? Minority? EMS backgrounds?

    thanks for the info
    They are probably looking for someone they know.

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    Does anyone know exactly what NB FD is looking for in a canidate?

    Do certs matter? Being a resident? Minority? EMS backgrounds?

    thanks for the info


    In response to this it is my understanding as others have said that they will take who they want. Last time around I was told it was extremely political and they were getting pressured to fufill affirmative action requirements. As for certs, NB has EMS and all they require of firefighters is to be an MRT as they are 1st responders. I am sure having more can't hurt you, but ya never know. Being a minority and a resident and female I'm sure will only boost your chances in getting into there Dept. Its frustrating to me to bust your *** on the test and oral to not have it ranked and have them pick who they want from the list. I haven't recieved my results yet, hopefully they'll come in the mail today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark21 View Post
    Being a minority and a resident and female I'm sure will only boost your chances in getting into there Dept.
    Understatement of the year!



    Off the last list, they hired 6 classes. Up until the last class, only 3 people off the Top 10 (if it was ranked and not BS) were hired (1 was offered but turned down the job because he had a better offer). They finally offered jobs to the other people in the Top 10 for the last class.
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    New Britain, I heard is a very good dept to work for. Does anyone know the starting pay and is it 25 years for retirement?

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    Got my letter on Friday, 92.5 for the oral. I know there is no ranking right now but what is there process from here on out? I've heard that they do another oral with the Chief or Asst. Chiefs. Does anyone know if this is true or not? What's the process?
    Thanks

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    Mark, was your oral 92.5 or your total. I haven't heard anything about another interview.

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    NB starting aprox 45,000. 25 year retirement, and yes their is a list out with everyone's overall placement, but it there is no rule to the list.

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    I also heard that the cheif will call if you are getting another interview... Does the time you recieve on the CPAT matter or is it relly pass/fail
    thanx

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    Not that it matters I would love to find out where I stand on the list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by douglas24 View Post
    Mark, was your oral 92.5 or your total. I haven't heard anything about another interview.
    Just my oral was that I think my total was 93.1 give or take a point.

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    anyone hear anything about the next round of interviews?

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    Default Have not heard a thing yet....

    Have not heard a thing yet....

    The letter with the oral board scores indicates that the hiring list is to be approved at the next council meeting which should have been held on 01/24 per the city website. Otherwise the next scheduled council meeting is 2/14.

    Afterwards my understanding is that from the certified hiring list the Chief will then interview the final candidates.

    Candidate School starts on March 5th... a mere 39 days from now.

    Best of Luck to everyone who has been involved in this four month long event!

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    The letter said it would be certified the 18th.

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    List has been certified for at least a week. It's public information. Can pick a copy up at the Personel office. Aprox 156 of you made it onto the list along with the 3 women.

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    Does that list give a ranking??? I know it's moot given NB history of there hiring practices. I can just go to personell today and get a copy, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark21 View Post
    Does that list give a ranking??? I know it's moot given NB history of there hiring practices. I can just go to personell today and get a copy, right?

    List is a chart with everyone who passed with their overall average score. It is not in order of rank. Once it became certified it becomes public information.

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