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comment devenir pompier

bonjour,je m'appelle nicolas,j'ai 18 ans,je suis français,et mon rêve serais de devenir pompier aux Etats-Unis.Je passe actuellement un bac économique et social et j'aurais aimé prendre connaissance de ce métier dans ce pays,et plus précisément des modalités nécessaires pour être dans la capacité de le pratiquer:c'est-à-dire quels diplomes faut-il(est-ce que mon bac français est suffisant)quelles sont les conditions nécessaires(autant physiques qu'intellectuelles)pour pratiquer ce métier...?
toutes ces questions que je me pose,auquelles des réponses seraient les bienvenues pour me permettre de progresser.
Ce que j'attends donc en retour,c'est soit des réponses(plus ou moins précises),soit des informations,ou même des adresses de sites internet sur lesquels je pourrais aller pour en savoir davantage sur ce métier(ou des sites forums pour pouvoir en discuter avec des professionnels...)
  Dans l'espoir de plus amples informations de votre part,je vous adresses mes sincères salutations et vous remercie d'avances pour se que vous pourrez m'apporter.

PIFERRER Nicolas
Monday, February 16, 2004

It should not get weirder than this.

If you want to become a fireman in the United States then you might want to start with learning English. It's probably also a good idea to ask your questions in a forum that is about fire fighting and not software development.

This topic will self destruct in 10 seconds...

Jan Derk
Monday, February 16, 2004

the guy should also learn French. there are many "fautes d'orthographe" in his application.

lionel
Monday, February 16, 2004

Oh please, American firemen don't have to spell to put out fires and get cats out of trees, least of all in French.

Joel Spolsky
Fog Creek Software
Monday, February 16, 2004

I wouldn't be surprised if JOS was ranked on google queries on New York firemen.

Let's take an example : http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=%22new+york+city%22+%22fire+escapes%22

Pakter
Monday, February 16, 2004

----"Oh please, American firemen don't have to spell to put out fires and get cats out of trees, least of all in French. "----

Sure! As long as he doesn't put a space BEFORE the comma, there's no problem.

Stephen Jones
Monday, February 16, 2004

No offense to anybody, but that's hilarious Stephen :)

Anon
Monday, February 16, 2004

>Sure! As long as he doesn't put a space BEFORE the comma, there's no problem.

Whether he is write or wrong is beside the point, Joel is never going to live this down is he!!!

Aussie Chick
Monday, February 16, 2004

You are WRITE.  :-}

T.J.
Monday, February 16, 2004

I have nothing to say, my biggest weakness(*grin*) is that I make thousands of typos and never notice them. I even have this turtle on my desk to remind me to slow down...I used to award myself a star every day I didn't let a typo go unchecked.....

Aussie Chick
Monday, February 16, 2004

No,

Your Write!

hoser
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Did I make a funny without realising it?

Why is this french fire fighters resume topic still here (at leat I am told that it is a french firefighters resume..)

Aussie Chick
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

This... is... so... funny!

This has to be a prank. What outrageous Google combination would you need to search for firefighting and end up on Joel?

Alex.ro
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

You'd be amazed where Google can lead you. On one English teachers forum I frequent we ended up with loads of wannabe pilots posting. There was a thread about Qatar Aeronautical College, which subcontracts English teachers for Qatar petroleum, and the thread about teaching English at the oil company came up top on a google search for aeronautical colleges!

Stephen Jones
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

It just dawned on me.

He searched for "fire and motion" on altavista.fr

Alex.ro
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=%22fire+and+motion%22+%2B+French++%2B+New+York&btnG=Google+Search

Stephen Jones
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

I did't realize the "fire and motion" article had the word "french" in it...

Oh wait, it's in the 'languages' column on the left :):)

Alex.ro
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Has to be the most desperate form of 'cold calling' hasn't it.

I mean sending a resume to a prospective employer is one thing.
Posting your resume on somewhat random forums is another.

Aussie Chick
Tuesday, February 17, 2004

I was kidding.

What aspiring fireman would google for "fire and motion" WITH THE QUOTES?

It's one of those mysteries.

The other one is, what am I doing here.

Alex.ro
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

---"What aspiring fireman would google for "fire and motion" WITH THE QUOTES?"---

One who doesn't understand how Google works, and puts all his discrete search phrases in quotes "Fire and motion" "French" "New York".

Now why the phrase fire and motion in the first place is the mystery?

Stephen Jones
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Well, fire figures, he wants to be a firefighter. But motion?

:):):)

Alex.ro
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Maybe he runs fast :)

Alex.ro
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Bonne chanse... j'espere que yu pouras venir pogner mon chat qui va se stocker dans l'arbre du voisin. Joke !  contiue demême.

jean guy gay
Monday, February 23, 2004

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