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Austin Fire Dept Exam. Applications Accepted April 1st - April 17th

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  • #31
    In my group our numbers went into the 1,000 mark. So they probably got almost 1200 to show up. Still good odds considering.
    In Loving Memory of Paramedic Doug Odgers
    8.18.87-5.8.11
    RIP

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    • #32
      Bump. I'm assuming we'll know more after July 15 and DD214s are due. Anyone heard any updates?

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      • #33
        All quiet out west, hoping to hear something by July 17
        In Loving Memory of Paramedic Doug Odgers
        8.18.87-5.8.11
        RIP

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        • #34
          Maybe we'll hear something today!

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          • #35
            Still nothing on the west coast, maybe by the end of the week?
            In Loving Memory of Paramedic Doug Odgers
            8.18.87-5.8.11
            RIP

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            • #36
              "The next step will be the scoring of both of these items. Once AFD has the scores, a ranked list will be compiled and this list will be provided to the Department of Justice for review. This may take a few weeks and we ask that you be patient while we undergo this process. Once the list is approved, we will post the composite scores and begin the next phases of our hiring process: sending out contingent offers of employment to those applicants at, or near, the top of the ranked list. We anticipate that this may occur sometime in late July or early August of 2017."

              this was on their website. Looks like we will be waiting another week or two
              In Loving Memory of Paramedic Doug Odgers
              8.18.87-5.8.11
              RIP

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              • #37
                Just curious: anyone heard anything yet? I love/hate this part; it's like the days before xmas.

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                • #38
                  Originally posted by Duc4fire View Post
                  Just curious: anyone heard anything yet? I love/hate this part; it's like the days before xmas.
                  Nothing yet! Lol

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                  • #39
                    I doubt we will hear anything until next week. Hoping for sooner though
                    In Loving Memory of Paramedic Doug Odgers
                    8.18.87-5.8.11
                    RIP

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                    • #40
                      Keep Austin weird


                      I was wondering if they cleaned up the mess off left over people from years ago.

                      i see you are getting fed approval, wow how do you rank??


                      We have now completed the written examination and Structured Oral Process (SOP) portions of the 2017 hiring process. The next step will be the scoring of both of these items. Once AFD has the scores, a ranked list will be compiled and this list will be provided to the Department of Justice for review. This may take a few weeks and we ask that you be patient while we undergo this process. Once the list is approved, we will post the composite scores and begin the next phases of our hiring process: sending out contingent offers of employment to those applicants at, or near, the top of the ranked list. We anticipate that this may occur sometime in late July or early August of 2017.

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                      • #41
                        Its here boys. Congrats

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                        • #42
                          Wow I did terrible. No idea how that happened since that test / interview wasn't hard. Congrats to those moving on
                          In Loving Memory of Paramedic Doug Odgers
                          8.18.87-5.8.11
                          RIP

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                          • #43
                            So candidate numbers 1-401 are eligible to move forward and the website says numbers 1-200 will get an email for the first pre-hire tests and emphasized the word first. Does that mean there is a guaranteed second pre-hire process for 201-401? Can't tell if I should be excited or not.

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                            • #44
                              Originally posted by Jg361 View Post
                              So candidate numbers 1-401 are eligible to move forward and the website says numbers 1-200 will get an email for the first pre-hire tests and emphasized the word first. Does that mean there is a guaranteed second pre-hire process for 201-401? Can't tell if I should be excited or not.

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                              I'm wondering the same thing. I'm not in the first 200 but definitely in the next group of 200, if there is one.

                              I've seen a lot of local news stories in Austin about how AFD needs to hire a lot of people. Hopefully, this is a good thing for everyone who's continuing in the hiring process at this point.

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                              • #45
                                Well the numbers look good,

                                Might depend on what the new year budget can handle.....



                                The city of Austin and its fire department face tough decisions in the wake of a series of events that officials say have snowballed and created a staffing and budget crisis for the department.


                                https://communityimpact.com/austin/c...dget-troubles/

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