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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. Your responses to these questions may be used to selectively certify the eligible list for the different vacancies based on your knowledge and experience in the specialty area.


Do you possess a current and valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of California?

Yes No

If yes, please list the number and expiration date of your certificate.


Please check all the appropriate engineering disciplines consistent with your engineering license and experience. 

Check all that apply:

Construction Management
Road Design
Water / Wastewater (Sanitation)
Survey / Subdivisions
Geotechnical / Geologic
Grading / Earthwork
Flood Control
Road Operations and Encroachments
Stormwater Management
Traffic / Transportation
Coastal Engineering

Describe your experience managing professional staff and working with engineers on design preparation or review, and / or construction projects.  Include the various technical staff you have worked with and the level of your responsibility/authority.


Outline the methods you use to prioritize, assign, and review the work of technical staff and any process improvements you have implemented to reduce review times, re-work and / or other efficiencies.


Describe your experience with engineering standards such as Caltrans Standard Specifications and Plans; Public Works Design Criteria; County or City Codes; California Building Code; or other standards.


Describe your knowledge of, and experience in complying with and reporting on, the various State Water Quality Control Board’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits, including the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System and the Construction General permits.