Public Safety Testing

Upcoming Tests & Events


Firefighter Written Exam

*Please note: Candidates will only be completing the Firefighter Written Examination and must sign up for the Firefighter CPAT separately.


Date of Event December 20th, 2023 @ 9:00am, Check-in Begins at 8:15am
Location Helen Sommers Building
106 11th Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501
Open Seats 9

You may be required to pay for parking when testing at this facility. DO NOT park in employee-only parking lots/spaces, or your vehicle may be towed.

Please go to the building's main entrance. You will be escorted into the building during check-in.

The following are not allowed in the testing area: backpacks, purses, bags, hats/caps of any kind, sunglasses, smart or analog watches, activity trackers, calculators, cellular phones, cameras, electronic devices of any kind, mechanical pencils/pens, beverage or water bottles with labels, and/or any other items determined inappropriate by testing proctors. PST does have a location to store items on site but we are not responsible for the security of these items.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:

  • Please remain outside of the facility until your scheduled check-in time to avoid gathering in a confined space.
  • Physical distancing of a minimum of six (6) feet is highly encouraged.
  • Please bring a mask/face-covering with you. These are recommended for the duration of the written exam.
  • Masks shall be of the type that conforms to CDC guidance (completely covers the nose and mouth and fits snugly against the sides of the face without gaps).
  • If you are exhibiting any signs/symptoms of illness and/or have an elevated fever, and/or had a COVID-19 exposure in the previous five days, you will be required to reschedule your exam. You may be requested to review a health self-assessment before you are allowed into the testing area.