New Hire Assessment

/New Hire Assessment
2019/01/07 05:00:00

REGISTRATION CLOSES

January 7, 2019 5:00pm

TESTING SCHEDULE

All testing will be conducted at 4180 NW 120th Avenue or 4150 NW 120th Avenue in Coral Springs.  This is the main CSRIPS building and the building immediately adjacent to the south.

January 9             Orientation and Written Exam

  • 4180 NW 120th Avenue, Coral Springs, Florida  33065
  • Paramedic: doors close and registration begins promptly at 5:30pm
  • EMT: doors close and registration begins promptly at 7:00pm

January 11            Paramedic Practical Testing

  • 4150 NW 120th Avenue, Coral Springs, Florida  33065
  • Doors close and registration begins promptly at 11:30am

January 12            EMT Practical Testing

  • 4150 NW 120th Avenue, Coral Springs,  Florida  33065
  • Doors close and registration begins promptly at 7:30am

January 14           Fire Practical

  • 4150 NW 120th Avenue, Coral Springs,  Florida  33065
  • Paramedic:  doors close and registration begins promptly at 7:30am
  • EMT:  doors close and registration begins promptly at 1:00pm
Being late for any part of the testing will result in immediate dismissal and there will be no opportunity for a make up.

Parking: Please find parking in either lot at 4150 NW 120th Avenue or 4180 NW 120th Avenue. Do not park on the street.

Application Process

IMPORTANT!  This is NOT the application to apply for the CSPFD Firefighter/Paramedic position.  This is the application to apply for the testing portion of the application only!  Candidates must complete the City of Coral Springs application for the position.

Candidates that completed the 18NHA in June of 2018!  You have 2 options

  1. Use your 18NHA results with your application to the City of Coral Springs
  2. Apply for this NHA.  If you retake the NHA, your most current results will be used.

Each candidate must have their valid certifications during the registration period. Once the registration period is closed no additional applicants will be taken for that testing period.  All candidates will be required to upload the following documents to complete the application:

  1. VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  2. STATE OF FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER 1 & 2 COMPETENCY or DEPT ID
  3. STATE OF FLORIDA PARAMEDIC
  4. EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATORS COURSE (EVOC)
  5. Countywide PAT (CSRIPS, Broward Fire Academy and Hollywood only) OR
  6. CPAT (National)
    1. CSFD now accepts CPAT
    2. Candidates successfully making it past the practical tests may be required to pass a swim test
  7. Countywide and CPAT is valid for 1 year and must be valid on January 30, 2019.  If you do not have a Countywide PAT or CPAT, please check with Palm Beach State College for the next scheduled CPAT.

P4 students may apply for the Firefighter/Paramedic position.  Students will be required to have their Paramedic License by March 18.  On the application, the student must upload a Letter of Good Standing from their institution.

EMS Testing Protocols

These protocols are being provided to you as a study guide.  Please be sure to review the materials that correspond with your career goals. http://gbemda.org/florida-regional-common-ems-protocolspdf

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New Hire Assessment?

The New Hire Assessment (18NHA) is an employment screening process.

How often is the New Hire Assessment offered?

Currently the assessment will be offered annually. Test results are valid for one (1) year.

What is the testing process?

The New Hire Assessment is a three part test and will require a candidate to participate in all three areas to receive a full score.  The three parts are:

  • Written Assessment
  • EMS Skills
  • Fire Performance Objectives (PO’s)
What certifications are required to take the New Hire Assessment?

Candidates must possess the following at time of registration:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License
  • State of Florida Firefighter I & II Certificate of Competency from the State Fire Marshal (not your school graduation certificate) or current Dept ID (if currently employed)
  • State of Florida Paramedic License (P4 students must upload a Letter of Good Standing from their school with date of graduation)
  • EVOC Certificate of Completion
  • CPAT (National)

If a candidate does not possess all of these at the time of registration they will be denied.  Candidates will not be permitted to register with partial qualifications.

If the hiring agency is interested in the candidate, the agency will make contact with the candidate and provide directions on the next step.

Can I attend the testing sessions in shorts and a t-shirt?

Please refer to the Dress Code Policy in the NHA Manual for complete details.

Is there a cost to take the New Hire Assessment?

There is no cost to the candidate to take the New Hire Assessment.

Will there be an orientation available?

Yes, an orientation will be given at the time of the written examination.

What if I have more questions?

Please review the NHA Manual for more details in regards to the testing process.  Should you still have questions after reviewing the material, please email us at csrips@coralsprings.org and allow 1 business day for a response.

2018 NEW HIRE ASSESSMENT MANUAL & REGISTRATION