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 20

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.