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Testing currently includes one Written Exam and two Oral Board Exams. Candidates who rank in the top 25% are then processed through Pre-Employment Screening.  Once hired, candidates attend a 15-week Recruit Training program with the remainder of the probationary year in Operations.  See the 2013 Firefighter Job Bulletin for job posting details.

Upcoming Recruitment Events

5/5      Maritime Career Day
5/8      Women in Trades
8/23    Iron Girl Triathlon
9/10    Aloha Festival

The Seattle Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its workforce.

2014 Candidate Information

Last Modified:   April 20, 2015

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