90% of people who fail in the job due so because of a lack of a match between
the personality of the person and the personality of the job.
The personality test is part of the test battery used in PEI-PRE. It is also available as a stand-alone assessment tools for those agencies who wish to only add personality testing to their practical, skill-based testing process.
Desired scoring ranges have been established by PEI for the following public safety positions:
Call taker, dispatcher and communications supervisor
Entry-level police officer
EMS field positions (paramedic and EMT)
The personality test…
Significantly improves a practical, skill-based testing process by helping you look at the “total” candidate.
Is valid and reliable.
Has a proven track record – used for public safety employee selection since 1988.
Provides valuable assistance in identifying those individuals with the “right stuff” – the ones who will fit your culture.
Assesses the match between the personality of the person and the personality of the job.
Has no adverse impact against protected classes.
The personality test can be used for:
Managing and motivating employees to peak performance
Self-awareness and Team building
Administration and Scoring
Online administration requires no data input by administrator. Once the candidate is finished, results are immediately available on the online scoring site.
Paper and pencil administration requires the administrator to template score the test online. Results are immediately available on the online scoring site once input is finished.
Can be administered to a single candidate or groups of candidates at one time.
A point score is applied to the results making it easy to rank candidates.
The test may also be administered paper and pencil by the agency and emailed to PEI for scoring. There is no additional charge for PEI scoring the test.
The online scoring generates three detailed narrative personality “Profile” reports:
Selection Report that includes:
A Selection Chart that matches the candidate’s primary trait scale scores to specific ranges of desired scores; and
A Job Factor Compatibility Profile that relates the candidate’s personality to 23 job-related factors under the categories of Supervisor Potential, Work Performance Considerations and Work Environment Considerations.
Manager’s Supervisory Report that provides specific guidance for managing the employee to peak performance.
Individual’s Self-Report designed to be given directly to the person who completes the test.
Used for self-awareness and team building
Personality Testing Pricing
Testing uses are priced on a per test basis, with volume discounts applied based on the number of tests purchased.