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Howard County MD Fire 2018

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  • Howard County MD Fire 2018

    Just received my completion letter for the written test and wanted to create a thread to discuss and follow where anyone is in the process.

    Anyone else get their emails yet?

  • #2
    I received the email to sign up for CPAT mentoring/practice. I'm guessing interviews will follow CPAT. Anyone know how Howard County's process works? I didn't receive an actual score/rank from the written exam. If we are going through the CPAT process now does this mean we scored high and are in the first wave of candidates beginning the process?


    • #3
      So I went to one of the CPAT Mentorships and asked all the guys running the workouts a lot of questions. I learned that:

      - Interviews will begin in the last week of August
      - If you ?pass? the interview, you will be given a conditional offer of employment
      - There are ~700 people doing the CPAT/interviews
      - Class 31 will be 37-50 people
      - They?re hiring another class (Class 32) next year, but that will be a separate round of hiring (they won?t be pulling from this applications candidate pool, you will have to reapply, take the written again, and do the CPAT again)
      - The tentative start date was different from everyone I asked, some said as early as Feb 4, others as late as Feb 18


      • #4
        Thanks for the info. How was CPAT mentoring? I'm scheduled later in the month. Do we actually to the course or just workout?


        • #5
          are they still interviewing people or have offers went out?


          • #6
            I was told at my interview that interviews would continue until mid November and we were NOT to contact them about the status.


            • #7
              A little late now, but offers have gone out. Anyone know what the background investigation consists of?


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