Official SealHuman Resource Services Department

Supplemental Questionnaire

Last Name
First Name

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.

By selecting yes below, you certify your understanding of this statement:

Yes No

Please describe your professional level experience that makes you the best qualified applicant for the position of Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrator.  In your response, be sure to include (1) any specific experience managing/administering any of the following programs, 2) the name of the organization(s), your dates of employment, and job title, and (3) any specific characteristics about the organization such as structure and staffing, labor agreement(s)/bargaining unit(s), and/or any human resources related complexities that you believe are important to highlight.

  • Employee Benefits;
  • Classification and Compensation;
  • Disabilities Management (including Workers’ Compensation, Family and Medical Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, or Temporary Modified Work);
  • Employee/Labor Relations and/or Labor Negotiations;
  • Recruitment and Selection;
  • Training and Organizational Development; and/or

  • Organizational Strategic Planning.

Please discuss the most politically sensitive labor relations issue involving a bargaining unit that you have dealt with in your experience as a Human Resources professional.  What was the situation?  What actions were taken, and what was the final result?


Please describe your greatest success collaborating with diverse stakeholders on an issue requiring great influence and negotiation.  What was the issue?  Who were the stakeholders, the reason(s) for their differences, and how you managed to build mutual interest to reach consensus?


Please describe your direct experience supervising a team of employees and/or a team of managers in at least two of the following categories:

  • Performance Management
  • Setting Communications and Expectations
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Conflict Management/Resolution
  • Change Management

Your response should include the number of staff and the classifications/job titles of those staff, the dates you supervised (month/year to month/year) and the name of the employer.  Also, when describing your experience in each of the two categories you select, provide a specific situation from your experience, your role and actions and the outcome.


The supplemental questions were designed to elicit your experience as it relates to the current recruitment in order to identify the best qualified candidates for this position. 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?

Yes No