INSTRUCTIONS: Each candidate must complete this supplemental application form as part of the application and examination process. Initial evaluation of your qualifications for this position will be determined by your responses to these questions. It is in your best interest to fully answer these questions; responses should be complete and specific. Resumes may not provide sufficient response to these specific questions to adequately evaluate your qualifications. Clarity, conciseness and completeness of answers are also factors considered in the selection process. Address each question separately. Type or write legibly in black ink. Number and print your name at the top of each page submitted. On narrative questions, limit your response to no more than one page per question unless additional instructions indicate a different limit in your response(s).
PLEASE NOTE: If you are submitting this supplemental application form in person or by mail, the document cover sheet in your application packet must accompany this document. You may obtain additional document cover sheets from the Human Resources Department or online by downloading an application.
QUALIFYING EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed in the class specification. Typically, equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university and two years of increasingly responsible experience in parks, open space and/or landscape maintenance and operation. One year of experience must have been at a supervisory level. Additional experience in parks operations and/or maintenance may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
Please tell us how you are meeting the minimum requirements for the position. Please provide us with a detailed description of your experience including duties and responsibilities, dates employed, hours worked and the name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience. For education, please list your degree in the education section of the application.
Do you possess a valid California Class C Driver's License OR are you able to obtain a California Class C driver's license at the time of appointment? (California DMV information)
NARRATIVE RESPONSE QUESTIONS (Please answer all questions below. If you do not possess any experience, please state "No Experience" in the space provided):
Describe your work experience in the field of park operations and maintenance, including: turf maintenance, irrigation systems, Integrated Pest Management, and general park facilities maintenance. In your answer discuss the types of park facilities you have maintained and the equipment you have used. Please include the name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience, job title, dates of employment, and a description of your specific duties.
Describe your experience providing visitor services in the following areas:
Educating and enforcing rules and regulations. In your answer, discuss your communication style/approach to ensure a successful interaction. Also include the name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience, job title, dates of employment, and a description of your specific duties.
Providing customer service. In your answer, discuss your communication style/approach to ensure a successful interaction.
Planning and managing large events. In your answer include the name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience, job title, dates of employment, and a description of your specific duties.
Describe your management or supervisory experience. Include examples of your experience planning, assigning, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of others. Please also describe any experience you have in employee development, team building, and discipline. In your response, identify your employer(s), job title, dates worked in this supervisory capacity, the levels of staff that you supervised including the approximate number of staff at each level, and the supervisory functions that you were responsible for.
I hereby certify that my answers to the questions on this application are complete and true to the best of my knowledge.I agree and understand that any misstatement of material fact contained in this application will cause me to forfeit all rights to employment with MarinCounty.