Wednesday, September 9, 2009

EMS Cadet Program

The City of New Haven Fire Department
in collaboration with the

New Haven Board of Education
is now recruiting for the

New Haven Fire Departments

EMS Cadet Program

Are you interested in becoming a state certified Emergency Medical Technician Basic (E.M.T. B.)?

Attention New Haven High School Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors

Application Deadline: October 16th, 2009

Interviews: Week of October 26, 2009
Course begins: November 10, 2009

Tuesday & Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday as scheduled 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For additional information contact your career service representative, for those schools that do not have a career service representative contact your Guidance Counselor. Candidates should submit a City of New Haven application along with a resume, cover letter, essay and high school transcript stating why they are interested in being accepted into the class and two letters of recommendation. This is a very challenging curriculum; this course is worth two science credits.

Note: Seeking candidates that have a strong interest in becoming a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician or students who have some other allied health career interest. Candidates need to have a good attitude, interpersonal skills, a good attendance record and a “C” or better grade point average.

Completed application packets should be given to Ms. Lowman at Hill Regional Career High School (946-6589) and cover letters should be addressed to:

Lt. Abe Colon

New Haven Fire Department EMS Cadet Program

New Haven Fire Training Academy

230 Ella Grasso Boulevard

New Haven, CT 06519

Note: Obtain the City of New Haven application by clicking on this link or going to this website.

Students please remember that to apply for a firefighter position in most surrounding towns and municipalities it is a prerequisite to be certified as an EMT Basic

Any questions concerning this program call Cynthia Lowman at (203) 946-6589

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