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Pennington First Aid Squad Membership Procedures

These procedures are to be followed by the membership committee for all applicants for membership.

  1. Applicant submits application on line
    1. EMT job description made available via application form.
    2. Applicant commits to riding times or indicates when available to ride.
    3. Applicant supplies a vaild email address and receives an email confirmation of his/her application
  2. Applicant scheduled for an interview or rejected within two weeks.
    1. Three of the Committee members have read the application.
    2. Determined that applicant is at least 16 years of age.
    3. Committee has checked two out of three references (no family members); references were willing to talk to committee.
    4. Questions asked:
      1. How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
      2. In your opinion, is the applicant responsible?
      3. Is the applicant reliable?
      4. Does the applicant get along with others?
      5. What are the applicant's strengths?
      6. Is there any reason you think the applicant would not make a good EMT?
  3. Committee must document all responses and applicant must:
    1. Be at least 16 years old.
    2. Have completed background check if over 18 years old and have no criminal history.
    3. All references must be positive or neutral.
    4. Have read the EMT-B National Curriculum job description and be able to perform all duties satisfactorily (after training).
  4. Committee must inform applicant of acceptance or rejection (and why) within 60 days of application being received. Response should be in writing.