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  • Calling about a job multiple times

    So about a week ago i got a call and and interview from an engine near me that was hiring 1 person. this is my first season and i don't have experience but i did a lot of tree work and burning with my father the past year. i was wondering how long it usually takes for the captain to make a decision and should i call and ask cause i have no way of visiting the station. is there a way i could guarantee a spot on the engine or do they get annoyed by someone thats always calling.

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    california

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      yep but i have no experience so theres a big chance i won't get the job but I'm trying to do everything i can to get it

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        It can't hurt to check back a few days or a week later. You don't mention which agency.

        You want to bug them enough to show you want the job, but not enough to annoy them. I'd suggest about a few days to a week after the interview would be good to check back the first time. They should be done with interviews but may not have made a final decision yet. It can't hurt to just flat out ask how long the process takes, and tell them you are very interested in the job but understand they are busy. Even if you don't get in this season you may be able to develop a contact for next year.

        I work for the US Forest Service and having your basic 32 (S130, S190, I100, L180) is important even though the job announcements down play that. It does sound like you have some good outdoor physical work experience. Personally I value that, I can teach firefighting but many people underestimate how physical the job is. Someone who has done similar work at least has an idea what they are signing up for.

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          as a former engine boss ,there are still some of us that prefer dealing with folks face to face. Why cant you visit the station? trying not to be judgmental , but if you aren't willing to put out some extra effort to get the job, are you going to put out the effort at the end of a 16 hour shift?
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