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#1 A. Breslin

A. Breslin

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 10:19 AM

Civil Service Route

  1. Application - The application for SCFD EMS is Based on education and experience. All applicants are required to already be certified EMTs or Paramedics. There are 2 separate applications and as a result are 2 separate lists for each certification level. 
  2. Physical agility test - After the written applicaions are graded and a list is established a physical agility test is scheduled, That test consists of Stairmaster and a dead lift.
  3. Medical assessment - this is conducted by SCFD medical officers to determine if the candidate is medically stable enough to perform the duties as a Shiloh County Fire department EMS provider. A drug and alcohol screening is also given during this part.
  4. Background Investigation - Comprehensive background investigation, References are checked.

 

 

Appointment Route

 

  1. Selection Process - Due to a specific need of the agency a direct hire may be approved from an external source, Bypassing the need for the civil service Process. The requirement for the SCSD academy may be waived if the applicant is already certified as an LEO
  2. Background Investigation - Comprehensive background investigation, References are checked.

 

 

 

Shiloh County Fire Department EMS academy structure

 

 

Weeks 1-6

 

  • 0700 - Report for Duty
  • 0715 - Report to Appropriate Classroom
  • 0730 - Classroom Instruction
  • 1200 - Break for Lunch
  • 1300 - Report to Gym
  • 1315 - PT
  • 1500 - End of day

 

 

Week 7-12

 

Report for rotations at various stations throughout the county

 

Week 13

 

Monday -  Ambulance  EVOC

Tuesday -  Ambulance EVOC

Wednesday - Ambulance EVOC

Thursday - Medium Duty Ambulance EVOC

Thursday - SUV/Sedan Evoc

 

Week 14

Monday - Hazmat Operations

Tuesday - Hazmat Operations

Wednesday - Introduction to terrorism and counter terrorism

Thursday - SCSD Operations

Friday - SCSD Fire operations

 

Week 15

Monday - Introduction to communications

Tuesday - Introduction to OEM

Wednesday - PHTLS

Thursday - PHTLS

Friday - Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals

 

Week 16

Sunday - Family Day (Recruits are invited to bring there friends and family to a tour of agency. Depending on weather its held outside or in the gymnasium, Refreshments served and demonstrations are put on.)

Monday - Off

Tuesday - Union introduction

Wednesday - Badge day. Assignments given out

Thursday - Dress uniform fitting. Rehearsal for graduation

Friday - Graduation Day

 

Civil Service Route

  1. Civil Service Test - This is a 100 question multiple choice test. Additional points will be given for Residence in Shiloh county, Previous LE experience and military service. This test is typically administered twice a year at the main academy building. The fee to take the test is $50 dollars. Waivers for the fee are given in some circumstances.
  2. Physical agility test - After the written tests are graded and a list is established a physical agility test is scheduled, That test consists of scaling a 6 foot fence, A pursuit run, a stair climb and a dragging a weighted dummy 40 feet.
  3. Medical assessment - this is conducted by SCFD medical officers to determine if the candidate is medically stable enough to perform the duties as a Shiloh County Sheriff's Deputy. A drug and alcohol screening is also given during this part.
  4. Psychological assessment - This is conducted by contracted firms to determine if the candidate is psychologically stable to perform the duties as a Shiloh County Sheriff's Deputy.
  5. Background Investigation - Comprehensive background investigation, References are checked.

 

 

Appointment Route

 

  1. Selection Process - Due to a specific need of the agency a direct hire may be approved from an external source, Bypassing the need for the civil service Process. The requirement for the SCSD academy may be waived if the applicant is already certified as an LEO
  2. Background Investigation - Comprehensive background investigation, References are checked.

 


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Paramedic Lieutenant Alyssa Breslin
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