Depending on the position, this could be a panel interview with a series of questions and timed responses. Be sure to ask about many people have held the position before you, how long did they stay, and how long has the position been vacant. Due to the high turnover in some state agencies, you will want to know this information before you accept employment. It should give you an idea of the stability of the agency and help you to make an informed decision.
You have to go through the parents as an interview and then a background check through the state
Answered - Childcare Provider (Former Employee) - Walla Walla, WA
Go online and read about the agency you'd be working for so you know what they do and who they serve.
Answered - Customer Service Specialist II (Current Employee) - Seattle, WA
Be prepared and show your enthusiasm.
Answered - Home Health Aide (Former Employee) - Spokane, WA
Depends on the position. Just answer to the best of your ability and pay attention to the questions asked. The scoring is strict as it has to pass union approval upon offers to employment.
Answered - WorkFirst Program Specialist (Current Employee) - Clark County, WA, but can include statewide work