THE 2003 APPLICATION PERIOD WILL RUN FROM MAY 1 THROUGH MAY 22. APPLICATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED IN PERSON, BY MAIL, OR ON LINE FROM BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND THE FEDERAL WAY FIRE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS AND TRAINING STATIONS DURING THAT TIME PERIOD. CHECK OUT THE BATES WEB SITE AT www.bates.ctc.edu
WRITTEN EXAM AND CPAT ORIENTATION WILL BE HELD AT BATES ON JULY 12**
CPAT PHYSICAL ABILITY TESTING WILL BE HELD AT BATES ON SEPTEMBER 6 AND 7**
**Dates are tentative and subject to change
The Federal Way Fire Department utilizes the eligibility list established by a joint testing process through Bates Technical College to hire for Firefighter/EMT positions. The Bates process consists of distribution of applications during a two-week period each May followed by a written test and physical agility testing to establish an eligibility list. When openings occur, the Federal Way Fire Department will use the eligibility list and follow the department’s Firefighter Hiring Policy. This policy and a Firefighter/EMT job description are shown below.