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Pre-Employment Services

We offer a number of pre-employment testing services that will help you hire great employees.

  • Online application / test registration process
  • Written testing
  • Physical ability testing
  • Background investigations
  • Polygraph examinations
  • Psychological evaluations

These services are available a la carte or as a package. As a package, the PST System revolutionized the hiring process 11 years ago and has since helped hundreds of agencies hire thousands of public safety employees. We do the work and you get the credit. It's that simple.

More than 170 public safety agencies currently subscribe to the PST System.

The PST System, as a comprehensive package, does the following for you (we do the work, you don't):

  • Recruiting assistance (career fairs, colleges, military, etc.)
  • Advertising (internet, military, newspapers, career fairs, etc.)
  • Written Examination administration
  • Law Enforcement & Corrections physical ability testing that meets your local requirements
  • Firefighter Candidate Physical Ability Testing (CPAT) events & tests
  • Online application process for your candidates
  • Multiple test dates and locations – all year long!
  • You can recruit both locally and in other regions in the PST network
  • Continuously updated, pre-qualified eligibility lists
  • Comprehensive Personal History Statement (PHS) data on each candidate
  • EEO reporting
  • Easy account and candidate management features on our secured website

We do everything and give you the results – it's that simple!

What Are The Results?

More than 600 firefighters, 1,400 law enforcement officers and many corrections officers and dispatchers have been hired by departments using the PST System!

Agency representatives say the PST System:

  • Saves staff time
  • Saves money
  • High quality applicant pool
  • Enhanced diversity
  • The process is very appealing to today's applicant
  • Allows our agency to focus on recruiting, oral boards and backgrounds. We no longer worry about the initial testing process.

What Does It Cost?

Annual subscriber fees are based on the size of your agency. Agency feedback consistently indicates that the PST System saves departments staff time and money compared to traditional processes. Please contact us for a specific price quote.

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How Do We Get Started?

Just contact us! It's as simple as that. We are happy to meet with your agency if you are interested in our Pre-Employment Testing System or other services. Our revolutionary system will help you hire great people while saving time and money.

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What Do The Candidates Think Of This?

The following are just a few of the many unsolicited comments we have received from candidates who have tested with PST.

  • I just wanted to take a second and thank you for all the help everyone at your company does. It is easier thanks to you. Please continue to help people find the jobs they want. - Erik

  • I took the PST test yesterday and just want to thank you and your staff for a great job. The speech by the retired chief was very nice and calmed my nerves! At the physical, the proctor was very professional and explained everything very well. It was a great experience! - Carrie

  • I would like to compliment you and the staff on a very organized and professional service. This is the easiest it’s ever been (and I know; I took my first tests many years ago!) - Michael

  • I just tested today and I wanted to let you guys know that you run an excellent service. To be honest, I was really nervous about testing but your staff was so encouraging and friendly that I became comfortable almost immediately! I just wanted to tell you guys that you are an excellent company and that ALL departments should use your service. Thanks so much for your professionalism, compassion, understanding, and encouragement in this time of stress and nervous excitement. Keep up the good work! - Aaron