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Santa Cruz County Personnel Department

Supplemental Questionnaire

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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.


Provide an example of a situation when you have made a determination about whether a project under construction is in accordance with the building permit and whether or not construction may continue. Include a description of your role, the parties you interacted with, how the case was resolved, what you learned and if you would do anything differently based on the experience.


Describe your approach to developing recommendations for and making presentations to appeal bodies such as a Building Appeals Board, City Council and/or Board of Supervisors, or to other groups.


Describe your understanding of and approach to making decisions about proposed use of alternate methods.