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City of Red Deer and Red Deer Polytechnic collaborate to provide local firefighting test

By rdnewsNOW staff   

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Dec. 13, 2023, Red Deer, Alta. – Red Deer Emergency Services and Red Deer Polytechnic have partnered to provide third-party testing of the Firefighter Applicant Physical Test, which is described as a critical requirement all aspiring Firemedics must successfully pass before getting hired. With this new initiative, officials say individuals aspiring to join Emergency Services Firemedic team can now complete the rigorous testing locally, simplifying the interview process. Previously, applicants had to go to the University of Alberta to complete onsite physical testing. rdnewsNOW reports. | READ MORE

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