GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby hsinom » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:53 pm

Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:30 pm
kellylihomes wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:27 pm
I have a question regarding invite to training. I know nothing is 100% sure. I am just wondering what is the chance that someone gets invitation to training after completion of every steps. How do they decide who get picked first?

I got security clearance early December 2019. Maybe we can share about our clearance granted time for the ones are waiting for invite.
August 2019 for me... so going to be close to a year since I’ve finished all steps if I get in at some point this summer
You're lucky. I'm still waiting to redo the medical and my timeline explains th wait just like others stuck in a loop
CBSA BC
Applied- Aug 2017
Inventory/Request for Docs- Dec 2017
Interview- Sept 2018
Security Sent- Sept 2018
Psych - Oct 2018
Medical - Feb 2019/Mar 2020 Renewal
Pare- April 2019
Security Interview - May 2019
Security Clearance- Dec 2019
OITP- ?
Rigaud- ?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Boomboom72 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:06 pm

hsinom wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:53 pm
Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:30 pm
kellylihomes wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:27 pm
I have a question regarding invite to training. I know nothing is 100% sure. I am just wondering what is the chance that someone gets invitation to training after completion of every steps. How do they decide who get picked first?

I got security clearance early December 2019. Maybe we can share about our clearance granted time for the ones are waiting for invite.
August 2019 for me... so going to be close to a year since I’ve finished all steps if I get in at some point this summer
You're lucky. I'm still waiting to redo the medical and my timeline explains th wait just like others stuck in a loop
Ya, I’m stuck having to redo my medical as well as it expires in June before then next intake... hopefully it’ll work out that it be the last thing I have to redo
Applied: June 2018
OTEE: Sept 2018 (Passed)
Interview: Nov 2018 (Passed)
Psych: March 2019 (Passed)
Security / backround: April 2019 (Passed)
Pare: June 2019 (Passed)
Medical: June 2019 (Passed)
Integrity: August 2019 (Passed)
OITP: TBD
Rigaud: TBD

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby BoltUp » Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am

Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34 pm
kellylihomes wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:31 pm
Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:30 pm

August 2019 for me... so going to be close to a year since I’ve finished all steps if I get in at some point this summer
Good luck! I think you will be!
Thanks :) here’s hoping a bunch of us get that email, quite a few have been waiting awhile now.... some I don’t even understand how it can be that long...
In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
CBSA

Applied: Sept, 2018
OTEE: Oct, 18
PARE: Nov, 18 - May, 20
Interview: Nov, 18

Psych Eval, April, 19
Security papers sent April 30, 19
Medical Eval: May 19
Integrity Interview Aug 20/19
Clearance Granted: Aug 23/19

OITP:
Rigaud:

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Ulcaster555 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:56 am

BoltUp wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am
Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34 pm
kellylihomes wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:31 pm


Good luck! I think you will be!
Thanks :) here’s hoping a bunch of us get that email, quite a few have been waiting awhile now.... some I don’t even understand how it can be that long...
In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
I must advise applicants that H.R does have a priority list. Invites do not go by first come first serve basis, unfortunately.
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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby DrancsCDN » Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:09 am

BoltUp wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am
Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34 pm
kellylihomes wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:31 pm


Good luck! I think you will be!
Thanks :) here’s hoping a bunch of us get that email, quite a few have been waiting awhile now.... some I don’t even understand how it can be that long...
In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
Count me in that same boat ⛵️ as well. Got email stating CAT III will expire prior to next Intakes so basically just waiting for that email from regional office to give me the go ahead to redo my Medical. Lets hope 🤞🏻 that will be sooner then later.
Applied: 04/18
Interview: 12/18 ✅
Psych: 02/19 ✅
Sec. Papers: 02/19 ✅
SLE Comp./Writing: 03/19 ✅
PARE: 05/19 ✅
Medical: 06/19 ✅ 03/20 in progress
Sec. Interview: 08/19✅
Clear. Granted: 08/19✅
SLE Oral Prof.:10/19✅
OITP: ?
Rigaud: ?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby souper » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:19 am

CBSAVALLEE wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:37 pm
souper wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:22 pm
Jumb34t wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:54 am
Got my CATIII appointment booked but I didn't think it would be in 3 months, lol. I was hoping it would be within the month or something. Guess the clinic is really busy. Question though, what kind of tests will I be doing other than the vision and hearing that's mentioned on the Selection Process. I tried to go through the Occupational Health Eval Standard page but I'm just not seeing what I'm looking for.
Did you get an email from Recruiting that scheduled you for the medical or did you reach out to Health Canada directly for an appointment?

My security docs have been submitted 6 months now and I haven't heard anything since.
6 months = Early
I've waited for 1.5 years so...
Appreciate the perspective.

I'm just basing my inquiry from what other members here have posted - that group seems to have had their CAT III done within 1 to 4 months of submitting their security documents.

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby dankmb » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:28 am

souper wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:19 am
CBSAVALLEE wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:37 pm
souper wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:22 pm


Did you get an email from Recruiting that scheduled you for the medical or did you reach out to Health Canada directly for an appointment?

My security docs have been submitted 6 months now and I haven't heard anything since.
6 months = Early
I've waited for 1.5 years so...
Appreciate the perspective.

I'm just basing my inquiry from what other members here have posted - that group seems to have had their CAT III done within 1 to 4 months of submitting their security documents.


Maybe a dumb question but theres a few different lingos happening.. is the CAT III the same as the “Pre-placement Medical Appointment”? Mine is “expired” , waiting to get it redone. Does that mean we have to get the audiology redone as well?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby cbmcmsa » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:34 am

dankmb wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:28 am
souper wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:19 am
CBSAVALLEE wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:37 pm


6 months = Early
I've waited for 1.5 years so...
Appreciate the perspective.

I'm just basing my inquiry from what other members here have posted - that group seems to have had their CAT III done within 1 to 4 months of submitting their security documents.


Maybe a dumb question but theres a few different lingos happening.. is the CAT III the same as the “Pre-placement Medical Appointment”? Mine is “expired” , waiting to get it redone. Does that mean we have to get the audiology redone as well?
CAT III is the medical yes.
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App-08/18
RPAB-09/18
SP-11/18
Suitability-12/18
RMAQ-02/19
RFI-03/19
PEP-05/19
Med/Psych-05/19
Med/Psych Rec-06/19
Sec Clearance-07/19
Sec Clearance Rec-03/20
Troop Offer-March 10, 2020
Troop#2 - Nov 16, 2020-May 17, 2021

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby hsinom » Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:48 am

Ulcaster555 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:56 am
BoltUp wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am
Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34 pm

Thanks :) here’s hoping a bunch of us get that email, quite a few have been waiting awhile now.... some I don’t even understand how it can be that long...
In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
I must advise applicants that H.R does have a priority list. Invites do not go by first come first serve basis, unfortunately.
Would you be able to tell us is this based of how long you've been in the process or is it based on who is operationally ready?
CBSA BC
Applied- Aug 2017
Inventory/Request for Docs- Dec 2017
Interview- Sept 2018
Security Sent- Sept 2018
Psych - Oct 2018
Medical - Feb 2019/Mar 2020 Renewal
Pare- April 2019
Security Interview - May 2019
Security Clearance- Dec 2019
OITP- ?
Rigaud- ?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby cbmcmsa » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:23 am

hsinom wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:48 am
Ulcaster555 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:56 am
BoltUp wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am


In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
I must advise applicants that H.R does have a priority list. Invites do not go by first come first serve basis, unfortunately.
Would you be able to tell us is this based of how long you've been in the process or is it based on who is operationally ready?
Based on a lot of things.
Qualifications
Scores
Answers to questions
How many times you've pestered Recruiting (can be both good and bad if you do too much)
Security Screening
The list goes on and on.
Essentially the priority goes to someone they feel checks the most boxes and is the most competitive applicant. Essentially the best fit.
Your best bet would be to not worry about it and live your life until you get a positive/negative email/call.
Former SBSO (CBSA)
App-08/18
RPAB-09/18
SP-11/18
Suitability-12/18
RMAQ-02/19
RFI-03/19
PEP-05/19
Med/Psych-05/19
Med/Psych Rec-06/19
Sec Clearance-07/19
Sec Clearance Rec-03/20
Troop Offer-March 10, 2020
Troop#2 - Nov 16, 2020-May 17, 2021

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby PrairieFire31 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:49 am

DrancsCDN wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:09 am
BoltUp wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am
Boomboom72 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34 pm

Thanks :) here’s hoping a bunch of us get that email, quite a few have been waiting awhile now.... some I don’t even understand how it can be that long...
In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
Count me in that same boat ⛵️ as well. Got email stating CAT III will expire prior to next Intakes so basically just waiting for that email from regional office to give me the go ahead to redo my Medical. Lets hope 🤞🏻 that will be sooner then later.
I was granted clearance in August. Medical will expire before the next intake. Looking like a reoccurring story here!
Applied: AUG2017
CFSC/CRFSC: AUG2017
PARE:SEPT2018/FEB2020
OTEE: SEPT2018
Interview: NOV2018
Psych: APR2019
Medical: MAY2019/FEB2020
Security: MAY2019
Sec. Interview: AUG2019
OITP - Online Facilitated Training: TBD
OITP - Rigaud: TBD

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Boomboom72 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:57 am

PrairieFire31 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:49 am
DrancsCDN wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:09 am
BoltUp wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:42 am


In the same boat ⛵️ Wish we had some idea of an estimated time.
Count me in that same boat ⛵️ as well. Got email stating CAT III will expire prior to next Intakes so basically just waiting for that email from regional office to give me the go ahead to redo my Medical. Lets hope 🤞🏻 that will be sooner then later.
I was granted clearance in August. Medical will expire before the next intake. Looking like a reoccurring story here!
All a strategy... they are sending us all together at the same time lol :P
Applied: June 2018
OTEE: Sept 2018 (Passed)
Interview: Nov 2018 (Passed)
Psych: March 2019 (Passed)
Security / backround: April 2019 (Passed)
Pare: June 2019 (Passed)
Medical: June 2019 (Passed)
Integrity: August 2019 (Passed)
OITP: TBD
Rigaud: TBD

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby JaySingh » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:20 pm

kellylihomes wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:27 pm
I have a question regarding invite to training. I know nothing is 100% sure. I am just wondering what is the chance that someone gets invitation to training after completion of every steps. How do they decide who get picked first?

I got security clearance early December 2019. Maybe we can share about our clearance granted time for the ones are waiting for invite.
I was granted security clearance in September 2019
OTEE: Oct 2018
Interview: Nov 2018
PARE: March 2019
Psych Assessment: April 2019
Medical: May 2019
Security papers sent: May 2019
Security Clearance: Sept 2019
OITP: TBD
Rigaud: TBD

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby treeego » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:44 pm

Did anyone for 15D get their log in info yet today?
CBSA
Applied - Jan 2017
Interview - April 2018
Pysch - May 2018
Pare - July 2018; June 2019
Security papers sent - May 2018
Medical - May 2018; May 2019
Integrity Interview / Clearance granted - June 2019
Online: FEB2020
Rigaud: APRIL2020

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby bordurrr » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:10 pm

treeego wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:44 pm
Did anyone for 15D get their log in info yet today?
Still waiting for mine too.


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