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    Default Kent Fire Department Washington

    I have an oral board with Kent Fire Department in two weeks. HR stated they are hiring 5 entry-level. I know Kent is a growing department with 8 stations and a killer training program. Most oral boards I have taken were for one position or an eligibility list. Is there a certain way to approach an oral board where a department is hiring a class of 5? Any information on the culture of this department would be greatly appreciated as well. Thank you

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    Do you know how many there are interviewing? Congrats Kent is a great department. Make sure your solid on your oral board questions and you know a lot about the department. Isn't it the Kent Fire Authority now? I know they are expanding and taking over more and more. Only thing I know is that they have a pretty tough probation.

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    There are interviewing 20. You're correct, it is the Kent Regional Fire Authority covering Covington and KCFD 37. I hear they have a tough probation as well. I'm feeling pretty solid on the Oral Board, but continuing to practice.

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    Did Kent do their own testing or did they go through NTN or Bates?

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    Public Safety Testing

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    Why should they hire you?

    1/4 chance, great odds! What will set you apart from the others?

    Good luck!

    They still using Bates for recruit school?

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    Yes still using Bates. How did everyone feel they did on the oral board this week?

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    What did you all score on Pub Safety to get an interview with Kent? I just took it and i got a 93.8 and im debating even taking a CPAT knowing that most get 99's on this test. It was only my second time with public safety as im banking on the BATES and National test. I finally got Job scores on those.

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    Congrats on the good scores on Bates and National. I haven't heard of 93.8 getting an oral in this economy but keep taking it and your job score will come. Anyone here make it to backgrounds with Kent?

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    Anyone know any info on this current deadline they had. How many are they taking? When should we hear by?

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    What was your pst test score?

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    Word is that invites have already been sent out. I friend got the call a couple of weeks ago.

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