Long Beach, CA
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File #: 10-0287    Version: 1 Name: CD-9 - fire recruitment
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/4/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/9/2010 Final action: 3/9/2010
Title: Recommendation to start recruitment and testing immediately establishing a lateral and new recruit eligibility list to support a full drill academy in January 2011. A lateral academy could take place in addition to the full academy based on availability of funding and the number of lateral candidates qualifying; and Direct City Manager to work with the Civil Service Department to prioritize City recruitments to make the Fire recruitment a top priority and eliminate the need for additional staff. The City Manager and Fire Department should assist the Civil Service Department with the recruitment to reduce costs and ensure no additional funding is necessary.
Sponsors: VICE MAYOR VAL LERCH, COUNCILMEMBER, NINTH DISTRIC, COUNCILWOMAN GERRIE SCHIPSKE, FIFTH DISTRICT, COUNCILWOMAN RAE GABELICH, EIGHTH DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 030910-NB-18-sr&att.pdf
Related files: 09-0907, 10-0322, 13-0415
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Recommendation to start recruitment and testing immediately establishing a lateral and new recruit eligibility list to support a full drill academy in January 2011.  A lateral academy could take place in addition to the full academy based on availability of funding and the number of lateral candidates qualifying; and
 
Direct City Manager to work with the Civil Service Department to prioritize City recruitments to make the Fire recruitment a top priority and eliminate the need for additional staff.  The City Manager and Fire Department should assist the Civil Service Department with the recruitment to reduce costs and ensure no additional funding is necessary.
 
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FISCAL IMPACT
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SUGGESTED ACTION
Approve recommendation.
 
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Respectfully Submitted,
 
 
 
NAME
APPROVED:
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PATRICK H. WEST
 
CITY MANAGER