Below is information for the upcoming Seattle, Washington Fire Exam.

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Application period:

October 6 - December 29, 2006

During the open application period only, Entry-Level Firefighter Applications can be obtained by the following means:

Apply Online at Fire & Police Exams OR

Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Seattle Personnel Dept - Fire Exams
PO Box 34028
Seattle, WA 98124-4028

Each individual must meet the Minimum Qualifications and submit a completed application for testing during the open application period. There is a $25.00 application fee for processing.

Testing for Firefighters is conducted by the City of Seattle Personnel Department Fire Exams Unit.
The testing consists of the following:

a formal Written Examination
2 Oral Board Interview Exams
Applicants will be notified by mail of the scheduled testing dates, time and location by the Fire Exams Unit.

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The most competitive individuals successfully completing the exams will be eligible for consideration for Firefighter positions.

Applicant Questions??

It is strongly advised that applicants with questions about becoming a Seattle Firefighter seek information from the appropriate experts so that they obtain accurate and complete information. Applicants often have friends and other "contacts" in the City of Seattle, however, these individuals may not have the most up-to-date information and may not be able to provide essential information.

Questions about the application process, exams, test dates, or other related information should be directed to the Fire Exams Unit at (206) 386-1303.

Questions regarding the employment process, qualifications, or other related information, please Email or call the Recruitment Officer of the Seattle Fire Department at (206) 386-1472.

Questions regarding EMT Certification or reciprocity call King County Medic One at 206-296-4860.
See Also: EMT Certification FAQ

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