Exam & Registers

POLICE

Contact:

Rachael Schade, Exams Analyst
Rachael.Schade@Seattle.gov
(206) 684-0235
Police Employment Website


Police Promotional Registers:

Sergeant (July 14, 2022- July 14, 2024)

       Lieutenant  (August 29, 2023-August 29, 2025)

       Captain (August 29, 2023-August 29, 2025)

Police Exams:

Entry-Level and Lateral-Entry Testing

There are expected to be six Entry-Level and Lateral-Entry Police Officer exam cycles for 2023. The next application filing periods will open shortly after the current application filing periods close.

Testing will be conducted online or at a National Testing Network Testing Center.

For information about applying to be a police officer with the Seattle Police Department, visit: Police Jobs - Police | seattle.gov


FIRE

Contact:

Yoshiko Grace Matsui, Exams Analyst
Yoshiko.GraceMatsui@seattle.gov
(206) 615-0581
Fire Employment Website


Fire Entry and Promotional Registers:


Firefighter (June 27, 2022)

Lieutenant (August 15, 2021-August 15, 2023)

Captain (Amended October 17, 2022-August 15, 2024)

Battalion Chief (Amended August 15, 2022-August 15, 2024)

Fireboat Pilot (Amended February 23 2023-December 15, 2024)

Fireboat Engineer (December 15, 2021-December 15, 2023)

2023 Fire Promotional Exam Dates:

Fire Lieutenant – Oral Board
• Oral Board Exam: May 20
• Protest Period (Tentative): May 22 – 24
• Appeal Period (Tentative): June 5 – 9
• Assessor Scoring: June 5 – 9
• PSCSC Meeting (Protest Appeal Review): June 20
• Register: August 15

Fireboat Engineer – Written Exam
• Written Exams: June 20
• Protest Period (Tentative): June 21 – 23
• Appeal Period (Tentative): July 3 – 7
• PSCSC Meeting (Protest Appeal Review): July 17

Fireboat Engineer – Practical
• Practical Exam: September 12 – 15
• Protest Period (Tentative): September 18 – 20
• Appeal Period (Tentative): October 2 - 6
• PSCSC Meeting (Protest Appeal Review): October 16
• Register: December 15

Bibliographies:

Fireboat Engineer (Final-March 20, 2023)


PSCSC Rule 9.15 MILITARY PERSONNEL AND PROMOTIONAL EXAMS

Public Safety Civil Service Rule 9.15 describes how the City of Seattle complies with USERRA to accommodate military personnel who are not able to participate in a scheduled examination because they were on active military service on the scheduled exam date, or for more than 30 days during the preparation period.

To learn more about the application and hiring process for the Seattle Fire Department visit:  http://www.seattle.gov/fire/jobs-and-opportunities/hiring-process

Public Safety Civil Service Commission

Address: 700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1670, Seattle, WA, 98124
Mailing Address: PO Box 94729, Seattle, WA, 98124-4729
Phone: (206) 233-7118
Phone Alt: (206) 437-5425
Fax: (206) 684-0755
publicsafety@seattle.gov

Seattleā€™s Public Safety Civil Service Commission (PSCSC) is a three member, impartial, quasi-judicial body.