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Placer County Human Resources Department
Public Administrator Assistant
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Supplemental Questionnaire

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This is the supplement questionnaire for the classification of Public Administrator Assistant.  Part I is not scored, but may be used to determine minimum qualifications.  Part II will be scored based upon your checked responses.  Narratives you provide describing training and/or experience will not be scored, but will be available to the hiring authority and may be utilized for interview and selection determinations.

By continuing in this examination process, you are certifying that all information provided in the supplemental questionnaire is true to the best of your knowledge.


 

I have read and I understand the above information.


 

PART I – MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS SCREENING (Not Scored):


1.

Do you possess the equivalent to completion of an AA degree with major coursework in business or public administration, legal assisting, social services, or a closely related field. 

Yes No
 

If yes, what type of degree do you possess?

 

What was your major course of study?

2.

Do you possess three (3) years of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management or social work OR three (3) years of technical experience in estate administration or management, or related investigatory experience involving the investigation of assets in such fields as trusts, probates, insurance, or banking?

Yes No
 

If yes, please explain the experience you have (number of years, area(s) of specialization, duties). 

3.

Do you possess a valid California certification from the California Association of Public Administrators/Public Guardians/Public Conservators? (*Note* Possession of this certificate is not mandatory to be qualified for this recruitment.)

Yes No
 

If yes, please state when you attained the certification. And, attach a copy of your certification to your application.


 

PART II – EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING (SCORED) EXAMINATION:



 

For the following questions, select the one response that best describes your level of job-related experience and/or training. The narrative responses you provide describing experience and/or training will not be scored but will be available to the hiring authority and may be utilized for interview and selection determinations.


1.

Conducting estate investigations to locate heirs and relatives, and all estate assets, including real property, personal property, wills, trusts, and financial accounts through on-site searches, correspondence, and/or interviews.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

2.

Interviewing, advising, and/or conferring with heirs, relatives, attorneys, title companies, banks, appraisers, accountants, and other public agencies to obtain and provide information concerning the administration and probate of estates.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

3.

Preparing correspondence and reports.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

4.

Documenting, tracking, and monitoring contacts and activities.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

5.

Establishing and maintaining accurate case files.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

6.

Collecting monies and other estate assets, including Social Security benefits, Veterans’ benefits and life insurance, to pay estate debts and to disburse to heirs.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

7.

Inventorying and obtaining preliminary appraisals of all estate assets.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

8.

Facilitating the security of estate assets and the storage/safekeeping of all transportable property.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

9.

Managing real property.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

10.

Arranging for disposition of final remains and coordinating funeral services.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

11.

Collaborating with Coroner staff in the Sheriff’s Office, as well as staff at funeral homes, hospitals, banks, assisted-living facilities, attorneys and real estate agents.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.

12.

Reviewing and evaluating legislation, laws, codes, and administrative regulations that directly relate to this position to ensure program effectiveness and compliance with requirements.

I have no or very limited experience with this task.
I have some experience with this task but would need additional training.
I have experience with this task under close supervision.
I have experience with this task under normal supervision.
 

If you have indicated experience, please briefly describe.


 

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