To apply for this position all applicants must apply through www.publicsafetytesting.com. This agency will administer the written and physical ability tests. The names of all applicants passing the written and physical tests will be forwarded to the Civil Service Officer. In order to be invited to the Oral Examinations candidates must pass the physical and written tests, and then complete a City of Bremerton Application (with personal résumé.)
Physical Agility Examination: Using a series of physical exercises applicants' potential strength and ability to perform assignments will be tested (300-meter run, push-ups, sit-ups, 1.5 mile run/walk.) Failure in any one of the four (4) events will disqualify applicants.
Written Examination: The examination will measure the following: deductive reasoning, flexibility of closure, inductive reasoning, information ordering, spatial ordering, written comprehension, written expression, non-cognitive traits.
Oral Board Examination: Top qualifying applicants will be invited to participate in the Oral Examination. An examination panel will evaluate applicant's application packet and personal résumé and through an Oral Examination assess candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
Placement on the Civil Service register is determined by weighted examination scores as follows:
Written Examination - Passing Score 70% - Weight 40%
Physical Agility Examination - Pass/Fail
Oral Board Examination - Passing Score 70% - Weight 60%
Application materials required after passing the Written and Physical Agility
Examinations: City application and personal résumé.
APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR HIRE MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A DRUG AND ALCOHOL TEST, BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING CRIMINAL HISTORY, TRUTH VERIFICATION EXAMINATION, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION.
Any applicant who wishes to appeal any part of an examination shall file an appeal in writing with the Civil Service Officer within five (5) working days (Civil Service Rule 9.29A) following administration of the examination.
Application packets may be obtained from the City of Bremerton Human Resources Department, City of Bremerton's webpage, OR by calling the Civil Service Officer at (360) 473-5833