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Supplemental Questionnaire

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SECTION I - TRAINING & EXPERIENCE QUESTIONNAIRE:

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Planner II
MQ Training and Experience Questionnaire 

MQ Instructions: The purpose of these MQ questions is to obtain specific information regarding your education and experience in relation to the position for which you are applying. Your responses below will not be scored. However, it is essential that you provide complete information in identifying and describing your education and experience. Please note: Your responses below must be consistent with the information you provide in the education and employment history section of the application form. 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 Application/ Employment History with all relevant experience. Your education and experience must be described in detail on the official application in order to be considered.


Candidates must possess the minimum experience/education requirements by the final filing deadline in order to move forward in the exam process. Please read each answer choice carefully before selecting the answer that best matches your experience level.


 

MQ1a. Please indicate the amount of accredited college/university coursework that you have completed.

I possess a Master's degree or higher from an accredited university or college in: City, Regional, or Urban Planning; Architecture; Landscape Architecture; Geography; Urban Studies; or Environmental Studies.
I possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college in: City, Regional, or Urban Planning; Architecture; Landscape Architecture; Geography; Urban Studies; Public Administration; Physical Sciences; Historic Preservation; or Environmental Studies.
I possess a baccalaureate, Master's, or higher degree from an accredited university or college in an unrelated field.
I do not possess a baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited four-year university or college.
 

MQ1b. If you possess a baccalaureate or higher degree, please indicate the major, and the accredited College or University where you gained your degree, and the year the degree was attained. If none, indicate N/A.

 

MQ2a. Please indicate the amount of experience you have in city, regional, urban or transportation planning, urban design, historic preservation, architectural or environmental review or other related field.


(If experience does not match the work history in your application, you will be required to furnish verification of the specific years of experience.)

I have at least 4 years or more of full time experience performing these specific types of duties.
I have at least 3 years but less than 4 years of full time experience performing these specific types of duties.
I have at least 2 years but less than 3 years of full time experience performing these specific types of duties.
I have at least 1 year but less than 2 years of full time experience performing these specific types of duties.
I have at least 6 months but less than 1 year of full time experience performing these specific types of duties.
I have some but less than 6 months of full time experience performing these specific types of duties.
No experience, but willing to learn.

 

SECTION II - Supplemental Questionnaire:

Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ)

CBT-5278-902435
Planner II


SQ INSTRUCTIONS:

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR EXAMINATION SCORE AND RANK ON THE ELIGIBILE 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 5278 position (please refer to the job announcement for a more detailed description of these knowledge, skills and abilities). Only candidates who pass the Planning Core Exam will have their essay questions scored.

Only the information you provide in your answers to these questions will be evaluated to determine your score in this selection component of the examination. NO attachments or additional documents such as resumes, cover letters, or employment applications will be considered (i.e. Providing an external weblink, writing ‘see resume', 'see application', 'details upon request', or ’N/A’ is NOT a sufficient response). Please do not paste your resume as a response. Insufficient or non-responsive answers and/or answer that are plagiarized or have falsified information may result in disqualification from the recruitment process. The SQ may 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.  Panel members involved in the rating process will not have access to your application and resume, so it is important that your answers are comprehensive. Assume your raters do not know what you do. Please provide your best or highest examples of work. Use good grammar, and avoid using jargon.

This SQ will account for 65% of the total weight of the final score. (The Planning Core Exam accounts for 35% of the total weight of the final score.) 

It is suggested that you review the questions before starting, prepare your thorough narrative-style responses in a word processing document, and then paste them into the questionnaire. Please read each question carefully, as there may be follow-up questions.

Responses should be sufficiently detailed to assist in evaluating your qualifications for this position. The responses that you provide to this questionnaire should be consistent with the information on your application, and are subject to verification.

If there is a question regarding experience that you do not have, try to include examples of similar experience that would demonstrate your ability or potential to perform the specific function.

Please limit responses to one page per question, unless otherwise instructed.

Again, please be complete and specific in answering the questions as your score will be based on this information.


 

SQ1. Describe in detail your experience managing multiple Planning projects concurrently. What were the competing priorities and how did you prioritize the deadlines? What was your role in each of the projects and what measures did you take to ensure the success of each of the projects? What was the outcome? How did the Planning projects benefit from your management, and would you do anything differently? Provide the name of the employer(s) or educational institution where you gained the experience.

 

SQ2. Describe a situation in which you faced a conflict while working on a team or within a project. How did you handle it? Describe the project, your role, and the challenges faced. How did you keep the project moving forward, and what was the outcome? What were the lessons learned from your particular experience and how would you do things differently? Provide the name of the employer(s) or educational institution where you gained the experience.

 

CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that I am the author of this questionnaire and 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 5278 Planner II 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.