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Fire department recruitment processes vary from department to department. Each department has the authority to establish the measures to be taken and the minimum qualifications and standards required to find the best applicants. Recruitment processes can be long and complicated or short and simple. The objective of a fire department…

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Once a fire department announces it will be recruiting probationary firefighters, your first step is to pick up an application package. If you haven’t actually seen the announcement, make sure you find and read a copy of it. Be sure to check the fire department’s website because there may be…

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There is only one purpose of your resumé: to convince the fire department to give you an interview. A resumé is an advertisement; nothing more, nothing less. A great resumé doesn’t just tell the fire department what you’ve accomplished, but makes the same assertion that all good advertisements do: if…

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A cover letter should always accompany your resumé and is used whenever mailing, e-mailing, faxing or personally delivering your resumé. You can submit your resumé and cover letter to a fire department whether or not they are actively recruiting.

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