Department Interview — job motivation, personal accomplishments, attitude toward continuous learning, interpersonal skills, instrumentality, and oral communication skills. Candidates have the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to set and achieve goals, their ability to work in a diligent, reliable, and conscientious manner in accordance with specific rules and policies, and their readiness for, and commitment to, public service through the following: Advancement in the workplace through promotion or increased responsibilities Completing work as required and on schedule Meeting high standards for punctuality and attendance Meeting family obligations Involvement in volunteer or community improvement activities Easily meeting unpredictable or unexpected challenges Examples of potentially disqualifying evidence Failure to meet commitments to work, school, family, volunteer or community activities.
Candidates who fall short of demonstrating consistently sound decision making, maturity, and responsible past behaviors in each of these areas will not be further considered for employment in these critical positions. Think about problems you have confronted in the past and how you approached them.
Stay directly on the topic of the question and avoid rambling.
The seven steps that all candidates must successfully navigate include: Preliminary Background Application PBA and Job Preview Questionnaire JPQ Personal Qualifications Essay PQE Background Investigation and Polygraph Exam — Personal history form, focuses on: respect for others, interpersonal skills, sensitivity, decision-making, judgement, maturity, discipline, personal ethics, honesty, integrity, setting and reaching goals.
Would you do it again?
It is your responsibility to make sure your contact information is up to date.