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    Default Burien/Normandy Park Fire Test

    They recently accepted 500 apps...Anyone know what kind of test they use? (civil service, fireteam, fpsi)

    Gracias...

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    They use a test that was made for there department. General Civil Service exam. Actually one of the hardest tests I have taken while testing for fire departments....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter Fran View Post
    They recently accepted 500 apps...Anyone know what kind of test they use? (civil service, fireteam, fpsi)

    Gracias...
    From what I hear they only ended up getting about 300 turned in
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    I agree, still one of the hardest test I have taken to date. It is a custom made test. Good luck on Wednesday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nwavant View Post
    I agree, still one of the hardest test I have taken to date. It is a custom made test. Good luck on Wednesday.
    Lots of math? Mechanical? Stuff like that?

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    That was one of the tougher tests I have taken. How did people think they did?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MR5119 View Post
    That was one of the tougher tests I have taken. How did people think they did?
    Well, math has always been my weak point, and that test was about 50% math, so... That's an equation I can do.

    Ouch.

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    That felt like a race against time. And for many, it sounds like time won.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NWDREX2 View Post
    That felt like a race against time. And for many, it sounds like time won.
    I only had one friend taking it, and he finished, but when I was walking out I heard a group of a few guys talk about how they just had to throw down answers at the end because they ran out of time.

    Was it just me or did it seem like sections had a lot of 'B's in a row then the next bunch had 'C's in a row? lol

    I was really surprised at that test. I think Burien is going to end up with a lot of book-smarts firefighters

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    That was a beast of a test, hands down the hardest (even harder than the last Burien test) that I have seen or taken in the NW.

    Brutal.

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    Check your mail boxes, notifications for CPAT have gone out. Good luck

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    First written test I haven't passed. Missed it by one heartbreaking percentage point.

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    So did all test scores and all CPAT notifications go out already, and if so were they email or reg mail?

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    Not positive, but I would assume that the letters with our test scores and invitations to CPAT have all been sent out. They went out via snail mail and I received mine about a week ago. Yesterday emails were sent out to the 30 candidates for interview dates/times. Good luck KTF. Btw are you still waiting to see if Seattle is going to run another academy off of our list?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckjibber View Post
    Not positive, but I would assume that the letters with our test scores and invitations to CPAT have all been sent out. They went out via snail mail and I received mine about a week ago. Yesterday emails were sent out to the 30 candidates for interview dates/times. Good luck KTF. Btw are you still waiting to see if Seattle is going to run another academy off of our list?
    I actually was just in the last Seattle academy and working there now, my buddy took the test then left for vacation and he didn't hear anything so I told him i'd ask around. Seattle will pull 1 more class of the list, I think the class will be in January tenatively. Good luck man hopefully your in class 99 with Seattle, its hands down the best.

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    Just took the 2014 version. Doesn't sound like things changed much = monster of a test. Definitely not like PST or NTN.

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