I have been working at Rural/Metro part-time (Less than a year)
Decent equipment and pay. No micromanaging from administration.
Difficulty obtaining uniforms (currently switching vender), It is a private company so they stretch every bit of use out of their equipment (Still functioning and not dangerous). You just have to wait a little long for the new toys.
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Rural/Metro (San Diego, CA).
The interview process was simple. You apply online. If you're lucky enough to have a referral your resume has higher priority. After a couple weeks, you'll receive a call to schedule an interview. The interview was simple. Three person interview panel. They ask you personal and protocol/situational questions. Know your protocols, be respectful, and know yourself. After the interview you should hear from HR within a week or so. Good luck!
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