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Supplemental Questionnaire

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PBT-7240-096287 - Water Meter Repairer Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications Questionnaire 

The qualifying questionnaire (questions A - C) will be used to determine possession of minimum qualifications.  Your responses below must be consistent with the information you provide in the employment history section of the application form. Candidates must possess the minimum experience/education requirements by the final filing deadline in order to move forward in this process.  You may be asked to provide verification of your qualifying education and experience at any point in the recruitment and selection processes.

You must also completely fill out the Employment Record section of the application.  Your education and experience must be described in detail on the official application in order to be considered.  Writing "see resume" will not be accepted and may disqualify you as a candidate.


Do you possess a valid High School Diploma, GED or High School Proficiency Certificate?

Yes No

Select the statement that best matches your experience as a water meter repairman.

Less than four (4) years
At least four (4) years, but less than five (5)
At least five (5) years, but less than six (6)
At least six (6) years, but less than seven (7)
At least seven (7) years, but less than eight (8)
More than eight (8)

Do you have possession of a valid California Driver's License?

Yes No



Read CAREFULLY as it will affect your examination score and rank of the Eligible List. 

The purpose of this Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) is to describe your training and experience as they relate to the knowledge, skills, and abilities linked to the essential functions of this 7240 position.  Only the information you provide in your SQ answers will be evaluated to determine your score in the selection process for this position. NO attachments or additional documents such as resumes, cover letters, or employment applications will be considered.

The SQ will be presented to an expert review panel for an assessment and will be used as part of the examination process to determine candidates' score and rank on the eligible list. This Supplemental Questionnaire will account for 100% of the total weight of the candidates’ final score. Insufficient or non-responsive answers and/or answer that are plagiarized or have falsified information may result in disqualification from the recruitment process.

The responses that you provide to this questionnaire should be consistent with the information on your application, and are subject to verification.

It is suggested that you prepare your responses in a word document and then paste them into the questionnaire. Responses should be sufficiently detailed to assist in evaluating your qualifications for this position. The following link provides tips on how to best prepare a SQ response:


Describe your experience and expertise in the areas of water meter calibration, repair and maintenance. In your answer please include a description of 1) the various types/sizes of meters you have worked with 2) how you repaired or calibrated the meters and 3) the equipment and tools you used to perform stated duties.


As a supervisor you are required to be intimately familiar with safety rules, regulations and standards that govern the activities of the meter repair shop. Please describe your familiarity with and experience in ensuring regulation compliance with regards to inspection, maintenance, repair and disposal of meters and other supplies or equipment. Include in your response a time when you became aware of a regulation violation and how you proceeded to address the violation. How was the situation resolved?


The Water Meter Shop Supervisor position oversees the management of both employees and resources. Please describe your experience overseeing the work of subordinate employees and managing resources entrusted in your care.  How did you organize your resources and how did you decide allocate your them? 


The Water Shop Supervisor will be using computer programs and applications for timekeeping, work order management, equipment tracking, order processing and various other tasks. Please describe your experience and expertise with computer programs and applications and what capacity which you have used them.


Describe your experience tracking and maintaining appropriate stock of of equipment and materials.  What tools and methods did you use to track inventory?  Include a description of your role in purchasing supplies that were required to replenish stock.


CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that all information is true and based on my education, training, skills, and experience. I understand that any false or incorrect statement may result in my disqualification of the selection process for this examination and/or dismissal from employment with the City and County of San Francisco. I also understand and agree that any information provided is subject to verification.