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How often have you picked up an overtime shift in the last 3 months?

In the past year, Polk County Fire Rescue responders have been asked to pick up a total of 4,495 mandatory overtime shifts, which amounts to 89,434 hours of mandatory overtime across the department. As agencies across the country struggle to recruit and fill vacancies, EMS providers are increasingly picking up overtime shifts. How often are you working OT? Take our latest poll and see how others answered.

1-5 times

23 %

6-10 times

21 %

11-15 times

14 %

16 times or more

34 %

I have not worked overtime in the last 3 months

8 %



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