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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.

NOTE: 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.


How many years have you practiced law?


0-5 years     


6-10 years    


10 or more years


Please describe your experience in representing municipal agencies, departments, legislative boards or commissions, and/or other public entities in legal matters.  Please be specific as to the clients you represented, your responsibilities, the nature and subject matter of work handled, and any related information that you believe would assist the reviewing committee.


Please describe your transactional and/or advisory experience. This may include, but is not limited to: drafting and reviewing contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and policies and procedures for a public entity; conducting advanced legal research and writing; and/or tracking and implementing state legislation.


Please describe your civil litigation and/or courtroom experience. Describe the types of hearings in which you have appeared, including average trial time, number of witnesses, and complexity of issues. Also include any experience with discovery, motions filed, evidentiary procedures in federal and/or state court, and types of civil cases handled.  


Please describe any additional work experience that makes you a competitive candidate for this position.