Flashcards in R1 Interview Deck (23):
Why do I want this postion?
Love the workRetireStabilityProfessional Development
What are your weaknesses?
What are your strengths?
Inspection experienceIndependentlyOrganizedTake pride in my work, want to continually improve
What is your Ideal Job?
Public sectorHelp people and environmentWork independently yet still have people to share experiences with
Why should we hire you?
1. Experience2. Passion for work3. Been given feedback from dischargers and peers that I am:- Personable and easy to work with- Not aggressive- Explain the regs and reson for regs4. Loyal employee. 10 year record at Water Board
Give an example of when you went above and beyond the call of duty at work
working overtimepaperless office protocol
Example of a time your work was criticized
Email inspection your project" "the project"By employer: edits
When have you had conflict/disagreement with someone at work? How did you deal with it?
Doyle DriveCalm non-emotionalcould dischargefix
Describe how you would handle a situation where you were required to finish multiple tasks by the end of the day and there was no conceivable way you could finish them.
look at consequencesprioritizenotify those impacted by consequnces, give them new timelinefocus
What kind of goals may you have in mind if you got this job?
immediate: prioritizelong-term: rotations
What assignment was difficult for you and how did you resolve the issue?
Isabel continued non-compliance bring in other staff
Give examples of ideas you have had or implemented
- Inspections- Quality of Caltrans applications (working with Caltrans)Willits MMP- NPDES permit- DADMAC
Explain how you are a detail oriented worker
How interact with the Corps
Regular intraprogram correspondence- Regular interprogram correspondence-Interprogram consistency-Use 401s to help implement other programsHydromodification- Intimate familiarity with watersheds; sub-areas
Types of agencies I would deal with
Rx agencies (incl fisheries task forces)Public land owners (DWR,USFS)RCDsTribalWatershed Councils/GroupsTimber companiesNRCS
TMDLs Applicable to the position
-Kklamath River and Lost River (Temperature, DO, Nutrient, AND microcystin) - Shasta River (temperature and DO) spring-fed coho refugia, (Conditional Waiver of WDRs)- Scott River (sediment and temperature) (Conditional Waivers of WDRs)- Salmon River (Temperature) (98% USFS, mitigation projects)- Mad River (sediment turbidity)- Elk River (sediment) (development)- Temperature, region-wide
What skills do I have to bring to the position?
What education do I have that will help me with the position?
General Breadth- Science and Math- Watershed- Trainings (tech and personal)
Why should we hire you?
- 10 years of experience writing 401s- Long term institutional commitment
what would you look to accomplish the first 90 days?