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FALL Public Safety Career Fair!

Many agencies from the Pacific Northwest represented and numerous career opportunities available as:

  • Police Officers & Deputy Sheriffs
  • Corrections Officers & Juvenile Detention Officers
  • Firefighters & Paramedics
  • 9-1-1 Dispatchers & Communications Officers

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tri-Cities/Pasco

4525 Convention Place, Pasco WA 99301


Click HERE for more information on participating agencies and seminars!

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Special Announcements:

Interview Workshop - Sept 24th!

Don't miss this 5-hour interactive workshop instructed by experienced hiring professionals who will share tips and insights on how to stand out from the rest of the applicant pool and enhance your competitiveness in the hiring process. Hands-on interview practice included. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Lynnwood. Click here to sign up!



Richland Fire & Emergency Services has announced an Oct. 19th 2014 deadline for their next round of hiring! The written exam and PST CPAT must be completed by the deadline to be considered.


NEW Corrections Department:

Puyallup Police Department - Jail/Corrections!


NEW 911 Dispatch Departments:

Spokane County Sheriff's Office Communications has just announced 4 openings!  


NEW Fire Departments:

Clark County Fire District #6! The deadline to complete your written exam is October 1, 2014.

We're happy to announce the addition of the above new Departments as recently subscribing to our services.

If you have not yet registered through PST, you may apply to any of our agencies, including the above new agency, at any time via our convenient online application process. Apply Now

If you have registered but not yet tested and wish to add any agency, including the above new agency, you may do so by logging into your account and navigating to the Manage Agency section.

If you successfully completed the PST exam within the past 180 days and qualify to send your scores to this agency you may do so without testing again. Log in to your account now and click on the "New Agencies" link from the menu on the left. You scores will be instantly Made Available to the agency you selected once you complete the order.


Getting started is simple.

  • 1. Choose your career path Law Enforcement, Corrections, Firefighter, 911 Dispatcher, Paramedic
  • 2. Research agencies View the growing list of available agencies we work with.
  • 3. Create an applicant profile Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process.
  • 4. Schedule your test View our calendar for a complete list upcoming tests and locations.
  • 5. Download your free test packet A basic study guide and test information packet will be available in your account. Additional study materials can be purchased through our store.
  • 6. Take your test Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location.

Typical expectations of hiring departments:

If invited by the agency, the next steps you may go through is a comprehensive screening process. This can take anywhere from weeks to many months. Each step must be passed before proceeding to the next. 

  • An oral board interview
  • An in-depth background investigation
  • Polygraph examination
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Medical examination & Drug screening
  • Academy & Agency training

Top 10 Ways to be an Outstanding Candidate

Public Safety Testing solicited from the many agencies we work with a listing of critical factors candidates frequently fail to adequately address in the hiring process. This list was produced to benefit YOU, the candidate, to enhance YOUR competitiveness for public safety positions by providing an awareness of desirable candidate attributes and characteristics as defined by the agencies themselves.

  • 10. Listen Carefully
  • 9. Know Yourself
  • 8. Candor & Sincerity
  • 7. Truthfulness
  • 6. Professional Business Attire
  • View the full list