I'm proud to announce that i received a call this morning from the city manager stating that i would be starting my new job with the City Fire Department on Sunday.  after a year of written testing, CPAT test and two interviews and a medical evaluation, and waiting and some more waiting, the day has finally come.  i'm so excited and nervous i don't know what to say.  i landed my dream job!

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Congratulations, My advice is be a sponge accept information and work. Make them tell you to slow down and then keep working just a little bit more. My first day out in the field after the academy I waxed the rig after everyone went to bed and didn't say a word and yet someone noticed. I got to sleep at like 3 am and then we had a calls at 3:15 am another at 5am then one at 0615 before a 0700 shift change. I was exhausted because we had drilled all day but the crew I was assigned to while learning engine work had my back from then on.
thats great advice. i appreciate your response.
Josh, Congratulations. Now the work ( and fun) start. I am sure you will love it. There is nothing quite like it and I am sure you are about to find that out. Never stop wanting to learn. Never stop wanting to DO. Keep your head on straight, and your heart in place. Train and practice like your life depends on it. (actually it does, and I know you have heard that lots before) Very happy for you bro. All the best of luck. Stay safe always, and always avoid breathing ANY amount of smoke. Trust me on that k! wooohooooo go get'em!
thanks very much brian. i appreciate the advice and kind words
Congratulations Josh. I wish you the best out there. keep safe and have fun.
Congrats Josh. Have fun, don't stop learning, and remember to stay safe!
Congrats bro!!!!!
Congradulations from another Probie.
You have started down a rewarding road and a profession to be proud of. How well you do depends on you . WORK HARD ,TRAINHARD AND LEARN WELL, and the world is yours good luck.
thank you all for the advice and kind words. tomoro is my first day and i'm pretty nervous.
You started off right by asking questions of those who are already working the job you start tomorrow! Congrats on becoming a Probie! NOTE: If you don't know how to make coffee - LEARN!! :)

Best of luck and stay safe out there!!
Congratulations bud =) Best of luck to you, and no matter what, persevere!

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