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File #: 19-1181    Version: 1
Type: decision Status: Passed
File created: 12/16/2019 In control: Civil Service Commission
Agenda date: 12/17/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: Approval of Entry Level Firefighter Paramedic Register
Attachments: 1. Register, 2. EEO Stats


Approval of Entry Level Firefighter Paramedic Register


Recommended Action

Staff Recommendation:

Move to approve the certification of the Entry Level Firefighter Paramedic Register effective December 17, 2019.


Staff Contact:

Greg Rightmier, Battalion Chief, Fire Department, 360.753.8348

Nicole Camus, Sr. HR Analyst, Human Resources 360.753.8213




Based on Civil Service Rule V, Registers, Initial Eligibility Lists, initial eligibility lists were established with candidates who passed the Thurston County Medic One Exam.  These 6 candidates were invited to the Phase 1 suitability assessment.  Of those 6, 6 candidates participated in the phase 1 suitability assessment, and oral board.  One candidate has successfully passed the medic one exam, the PST CPAT and written, the phase one suitability assessment and the oral board.  A couple of candidates may fulfill additional requirements and be brought forward in future meetings to be added to the register.


Four candidates were male and two were female. Five were White/Caucasian and one was Asian/Pacific Islander.  The interview panel consisted of OFD Captain Randy Haines, OFD Lt. Dustin Howard, OFD Lt. Troy Churchwell, OFD Lt. Jeremy Fox, and FF/PM Kehlen Sachat.




One candidate passed the Thurston County Medic One Exam, PST Written and CPAT, phase 1 suitability assessment and oral interview and has been placed on the register with a score of 93.5%.


Policy Reference:
□ RCW 41.12.040(9), Organization Commission-Secretary-Powers and Duties of Commission

□ Civil Service Rules, Rule IV Examinations

□ Civil Service Rules, Rule V, Registers