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Decatur Fire & Rescue usually does lateral hires to fill firefighter positions
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“I’m still pretty badass at 75, but I wish I had done it sooner,” Mary Jarschke said as she prepares to graduate as a volunteer firefighter
It’s time to start a shopping list
Success in the firefighter interview is about far more than answering the questions
Firefighters from Colonial Park, Paxtonia and Linglestown fire companies can register for 4, 8 or 12-hour shifts, earning $10 per hour
Gresham firefighters reported various hazardous conditions, including sewage leaks and and lack of protective sleeping quarters
Gainesville officials hope the new work schedule will enhance first responders’ work-life balance and boost recruitment
Since 2000, the number of volunteer firefighters in Pennsylvania has dropped from 60,000 to 38,000
Bloomington’s new policy removes the paramedic licensing requirement to help increase the applicant pool
Alexander Griffin died during a run pursuing his dream of becoming a firefighter like his brother
Amber Ellison’s lawsuit claims that William Jucks made inappropriate comments and repeated sexual advances both during and after work hours
The addition of over 60 recruits will bring staffing in Birmingham up to over 700 full-time positions
Oakmont Assistant Borough Manager Phyllis J. Anderson said the addition of new firefighters has led to an order for more equipment
If you’re looking for new recruitment inspiration, view this webinar. You’ll hear from Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder, U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Morrie-Merrell and more!