Official SealHuman Resource Services Department

Supplemental Questionnaire

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Thank you for your interest in the Sheriff's Program/Financial Specialist recruitment, Examination #20-0237-01. Applicants for this position are required to submit responses to the following supplemental questions. Your completed responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to determine your qualifications and must be completed properly in order to be given full consideration for the next phase in the selection process. Additionally, your responses will also be evaluated and used in the selection process in order to identify the best qualified applicants.

Responses should be thorough and specific. A lack of detail and explanation in the supplemental questions and in your application may result in failure or disqualification for this position. Clarity of expression, content, experience, grammar, spelling and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for properly completed responses.

Information provided in your responses to the supplemental questionnaire regarding your employment experiences must also be detailed in the Work Experience section of the application for this recruitment. Please be sure to list all employers and required information, on your application, especially if you are referencing those employers in your responses to the supplemental questions.

Only the best and most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the oral interviews.

By selecting yes below, you certify your understanding that all applicants who meet minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to move forward in the process. Do you understand the above statement?

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Describe your work experience in financial planning, analysis, and report preparation. In your answer, include your specific role in the process and describe your experience with monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reporting and/or projections.

Please ensure the work experience described is reflected in the Employment History section of your application.


Describe your most recent experience in managing the accountability and reporting requirements for a grant or contract.  Be sure to include the employer and the entity to which the reports were provided and your specific role in this process. 


Describe your experience using automated financial systems.  Indicate the name(s) of the systems used and include the purpose for which they were used and the specific tasks accomplished by utilizing said system(s).


Describe a time when you had to provide financial information or analysis that was pivotal in a decision-making process for a department or unit.  In your answer, include your specific role in the process and what steps you took to gather information.  How did you present the information?  What was the impact and outcome?