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Special Announcements:

New Firefighter Agency!

- Everett Fire Department - 3 openings in 2017!

- South King Fire & Rescue - 8+ Openings!


New Law Enforcement Agency!

- Unalaska Police Department - Entry Level - Multiple Openings!

- Suquamish Police Department - Entry Level

- Suquamish Police Department - Lateral

New Corrections/Police Support Agency!

- Tukwila Police Department - Police Support Officer - 1 Opening!

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. Register 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. Your scores will be instantly Made Available to the agency you selected once you complete the order.

Upcoming Testing Deadlines

Valley Regional Fire Authority - Candidates must complete both the PST Fire written and CPAT exams by August 22, 2017 to be eligible for their next round of interviews.

- Everett Police Department - 19 Openings! The next deadline to complete written exam and physical ability test with PST is August 25, 2017 by 5PM.  Click here for their job posting.

- Ocean Shores Police Department - Lateral - 3 Openings! To be eligible, the written and physical ability test must be completed by August 31, 2017.

- Ocean Shores Fire Department Firefighter/Paramedic - To be eligible for their next round of interviews, the written, CPAT, and application must be completed on or by August 31, 2017. 

Edmonds Police Department - 4 Openings! To be eligible for their next round of interviews, candidates must complete the written and physical by the end of day on September 10, 2017. 

- Everett Fire Department - 3 Openings is 2017! The deadline to complete the PST written exam and PST CPAT, is September 11, 2017. Your PST CPAT must be completed between March 11, 2017 and September 11, 2017 to be valid for this round of hiring.

- Tukwila Police Department- Police Support Officer - 1 Opening!  Initial deadline to complete written exam, physical ability test and Personal History Statement with PST is September 10th, 2017.

- Washougal Police Department - Entry - The testing deadline to complete the PST written, Physical Ability Test, and Personal History Statement is September 10, 2017.

- South King Fire & Rescue - 8+ Openings!  The deadline to complete the PST written exam is September 15, 2017

- Bellingham Police Department - The next testing deadline is September 30, 2017.  Candidates must complete the written and physical tests between July 1, 2017 & September 30, 2017.

- Valley Communications Center - 10 Openings!  Candidates must complete testing with Public Safety Testing my October 1, 2017 to be considered for the next academy starting November 1, 2017.






Everett Police Department - The PST written and physical ability tests must be completed on or by May 23, 2016 to be considered for the next round of interviews! They are looking to fill 24 vacancies!

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