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Supplemental Questionnaire

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Supplemental Questionnaire

The purpose of the Supplemental Questionnaire is to obtain specific information regarding your education and experience in relation to the position for which you are applying.  Your responses in section 1 on the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used as a tool to determine whether you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position.  Candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be able to continue in the selection process for this recruitment.

Please note:  All experience and education referenced in this Supplemental Questionnaire must also be consistent and appear in the work history and/or education sections of your application.

Section 1 - Minimum Qualifications

 


A

Do you possess at least an associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field]?

Yes No
 

If you answered “YES” to Question A above because you possess a degree in computer science or closely related field, please provide the name of college or university where your degree was earned, the type of degree awarded (AA, BA, MS, PhD, etc.), the course of study (your major) and dates you attended. 

 

 

If you answered “Yes” to Question A above because you possess the degree equivalence in terms of total course credits/units, please provide the following in the text box below:  list out courses and credit/units counts that satisfy the requirement [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].

 

 

If you answered "No" to Question A above, please type "N/A".

B

Select the amount of experience you have in system administration, information systems development, maintenance and support, or information technology (IT) project management:

 

I do not have any of the experience as described above
I have some experience, but less than 1 year
I have 1 year to 1 year, 11 months of experience
I have 2 years to 2 years, 11 months of experience
I have 3 years to 3 years, 11 months of experience
I have 4 years to 4 years, 11 months of experience
I have 5 years to 5 years, 11 months of experience
I have 6 years to 6 years, 11 months of experience
I have 7 years to 7 years, 11 months of experience
I have 8 years to 8 years, 11 months of experience
I have 9 years to 9 years, 11 months of experience
I have 10 years or more of experience
C

Please provide the following information regarding the experience you have indicated in Question B above. 

  • Name of organization(s) where the experience was obtained

  • Dates of experience (MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)

  • Include the name of contact information of a supervisor/manager who can verify your experience.

If you do not have experience in any of theses areas, please type “N/A".

 

D

Select the amount of supervisory experience you have in supervising a team of three or more staff members: 

Note: A supervisor is considered as an individual having authority and exercising independent judgement to effectively recommend to hire/promote, discipline, assign, reward or adjust the grievances of other employees.

 

I do not have any of the experience as described above
I have some experience but less than 1 year
I have 1 years to year, 11 months of experience
I have 2 years to 2 years, 11 months of experience
I have 3 years to 3 years, 11 months of experience
I have 4 years to 4 years, 11 months of experience
I have 5 years or more experience
E

Please provide the following information regarding the experience you have indicated in Question D above. 

  • Name of organization(s) where the experience was obtained
  • Dates of experience (MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)
  • Name and contact information of a supervisor/manager who can verify your experience. 

If you do not have this experience, please type "N/A".


 

Supplemental Questionnaire – Section 2

 

IMPORTANT:  PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.

YOUR SCORE WILL BE BASED ON THE QUALITY OF YOUR RESPONSES

Your responses to the questions in this section on the Supplemental Questionnaire (Questions #1-4 below) will be presented to an expert review panel to be assessed.  All applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online application process.  For those applicants who meet the minimum qualifications of the position, this Supplemental Questionnaire will account for the 100% of the total weight of your final score.  As such, it is suggested that you review the questions before starting, prepare thorough, narrative-style responses in a word processing document, and then paste them into the questionnaire.  Responses should be sufficiently detailed to assist in evaluating your qualifications for this position as your score will be based on this information.

If there is a question regarding experience that you do not have, try to include examples of a similar experience that would demonstrate your ability or potential to perform specific function.  No attachments or additional documents such as resumes or cover letters will be considered as part of your response (i.e. writing “see resume” or “see application” is not sufficient response).

A passing score must be achieved on the Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be placed/ranked on the eligible list.

 


1

Describe a complex IT project that you architected, including the project name, its business objectives and IT approaches.  What challenges did you encounter during the process and how did you overcome those challenges? 

1A

Please provide the following information regarding the experience you have indicated in Question 1 above. 

  • Name of organization(s) where the experience was obtained

  • Dates of experience (MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)

  • Include the name of contact information of a supervisor/manager who can verify your experience.

2

Describe an instance that you had to manage staff who were underperforming? What methods did you use to organize, direct, and supervise them to resolve the issue?

2A

Please provide the following information regarding the experience you have indicated in Question 2 above. 

  • Name of organization(s) where the experience was obtained

  • Dates of experience (MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)

  • Include the name of contact information of a supervisor/manager who can verify your experience.

 

3

Describe your experience in rationalizing your organization’s application portfolio.  What strategies did you propose to streamline your enterprise?  How did you overcome opposition?  If you were able to quantify the resulting savings and gained efficiencies, how was this accomplished?

3A

Please provide the following information regarding the experience you have indicated in Question 3 above. 

  • Name of organization(s) where the experience was obtained

  • Dates of experience (MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)

  • Include the name of contact information of a supervisor/manager who can verify your experience.

 

 

4

Describe your experience preparing policies and procedures for an IT organization.  What was your role and level of responsibility?  Explain how you completed this process.

4A

Please provide the following information regarding the experience you have indicated in Question 4 above. 

  • Name of organization(s) where the experience was obtained

  • Dates of experience (MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)

  • Include the name of contact information of a supervisor/manager who can verify your experience.

 

 

I understand applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience, training, and education at any point in the application, examination and/or departmental selection process. Applicants unable to provide verification when requested will be removed from the recruitment process.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

 

I confirm that I am applying for the 1070 IS Project Director - Enterprise Solution Architect (PBT-1070-078508) position.

 

I have read and understood the 1070 IS Project Director - Enterprise Solution Architect (PBT-1070-078508) job announcement.

 

By checking this box I am confirming that my application and any attachments that I will include with it will be complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies me for this recruitment, and that any new information that I supply in any of the above areas at a later time may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether I meet the minimum qualifications.

 

I understand that checking this box will serve as my electronic signature. I hereby certify that I am the sole author of this supplemental application and that all the information is true, based on my background and experience, and is consistent with the information on my employment application. I understand that any false or incorrect statements may result in my disqualification or dismissal from employment with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the City and County of San Francisco. I also understand and agree that the information provided is subject to verification.