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Firefighting Testing/Contracts & Grants Specialist
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Entry-Level Firefighter Recruitment Information 2015

Application period is now CLOSED.

Bates Technical College is proud to assist the following fire departments and districts in their recruitment:

  • Bremerton Fire Department, Firefighter, Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter Paramedic
  • Olympia Fire Department, Firefighter
  • South King Fire and Rescue, Probationary Firefighter/EMT
  • South Kitsap Fire and Rescue, Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter Paramedic

Please carefully review the following documents to better prepare you for the application and recruitment process:

Please Note: Updated CPAT  date is May 9-10.


Shelly Jarboe, Bates' Fire Testing

We politely request that you refrain from calling or emailing any of the fire departments/cities for which we are recruiting. 

The non-refundable written exam fee is $75. The non-refundable CPAT fee is $119. 

Important dates and information

  • Applications are accepted Monday, Jan. 5 through Friday, Feb. 6. A $75 fee is due with your application.
  • Written test and CPAT orientation is Saturday, March 7
  • You will receive an email notifying you of your written test results no later than Wednesday, March 18
  • A $119 CPAT fee is due when your CPAT is scheduled, beginning April 17
  • CPAT practice is April 11
  • CPAT is May 9 and 10
  • NOTE: Both the written and CPAT must be completed through this consortium process in order for the candidate application to be considered complete. CPAT practice is strongly encouraged.

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