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Volunteer Firefighter, Whatcom County Fire District #5 (Point Roberts, WA.)

Whatcom County Fire District #5 (Point Roberts, WA) is actively recruiting qualified men and women to fill Volunteer Entry-Level Firefighter positions. The District will be establishing an eligibility list of successful candidates for 2022-2023. This list will remain in effect for six (6) months and may be extended at the discretion of the Fire Chief. […]

Firefighter Recruitment – Calgary Fire Department

Calgary Fire Department – Firefighter Recruitment  Applications are now closed.  Please check back again with us for future recruitment information.

Firefighter – City of Surrey

Firefighter – City of Surrey – CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS    

Testimonials

Surrey Firefighter Recruitment 
Hi Karen, just wanted to let you know that I got hired by Surrey Fire. I wanted to thank you for all your help with the interview preparation and guidance over the years, it really made a difference. Thanks a lot!

Hi Karen,
I actually got the position with Burnaby Fire Rescue. I started in January and am about 10 weeks into my probationary year. Thank you for all of your help throughout the past year - I will definitely send others your way in the future. Hope you are doing well.  Burnaby Probationary Firefighter

Karen,
Just wanted to update you that I have been hired by Surrey Fire Rescue Service with training starting in April 2019.  Thanks again for all your help, there is no way I could have done so well on my first competition without your services. Recruit Firefighter Surrey

Hi Karen,  Just wanted to thank you again for all your help with my interview preparation. It paid off and I was offered a nod with Surrey Fire Department and will be starting in May. Thanks again.  March 2018

Karen,
I am now one of Surrey’s newest Career Fire Fighters. I start in July . Thank you for all of your coaching and experience, I know that it really helped me nail the interview…

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Thank you Karen for all your help throughout the past year. Your help with interview skills helped me get my dream job at Delta fire, thanks again!

About Karen Smith-Hanney

destinycareerplanners-Karen Smith-Hanney

Karen, the principal owner of Destiny Career Planners, is a former human resource manager, police officer and municipal member of the RCMP.  In launching her business she completed the Erickson International Coaching Program and is a Certified Professional Coach.  She has worked with hundreds of clients through her personal coaching sessions, as a Contract Instructor with the Justice Institute of BC, (Fire Academy), SMART Fire Academy and with a Private Peace Officer Training Program. She has designed workshops to assist participants to create their own resumes, navigate the application processes and prepare for the interview. Karen is trained in behavioural interviewing, coaching and resume writing. She uses best practises to guide clients through their applications, create resumes and with interview preparation.   Karen is member of Career Professionals of Canada, International Coach Federation,  and Career Directors International.