Step 4: Background Investigation

The background investigation includes employment, financial, education, and military record checks and interviews with family members, neighbors, past supervisors, coworkers, and friends. Applicants are evaluated on past behavior and the extent to which that behavior demonstrates positive traits that support candidacy for Firefighter-Paramedic.

Trying to hide past issues, no matter how small, or failing to provide required information, are two of the biggest reasons candidates will fail a background investigation.

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1. Step 1: Online Application
2. Step 2: Application Selection
3. Step 3: Department Selection Interview
4. Step 4: Background Investigation
5. Step 5: Chief's Interview
6. Step 6: Medical Testing
7. Step 7: Fire Academy / Lateral Academy