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Santa Cruz County Personnel Department

Supplemental Questionnaire

Last Name First Name


The supplemental questions are designed specifically for this recruitment. Applications received without the required supplemental information will be screened out of the selection process. Employment experiences referred to in your response must also be included in the Employment History section of the application.

Please answer the question(s) below as completely and thoroughly as possible, as your answer(s) may be used to assess your qualifications for movement to the next step in the recruitment process.


Describe your experience related to areas of municipal law (i.e., land use, civil and criminal justice, health and human services) and general government (i.e., auditor, tax collector, personnel, information services). Include the number of staff you have managed in the various roles and the budget size.


Describe a creative and innovative management practice or program you have introduced to the workplace. Be sure to include the outcome of your efforts.


Describe a legal matter that was controversial and required you to gain support in implementing your advice.