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City of Alexandria Virginia Interview Questions

Updated Nov 3, 2014
Updated Nov 3, 2014
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    Administrative Assistant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at City of Alexandria Virginia in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    The turnaround is quick in regards to follow up interviews. They easily negotiated the salary and start date. However; the on boarding is unorganized, you will go months without certain certifications.

    Interview Questions
    • The DCHS department questions were not challenging enough.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very quick, flexible on pay grade changes.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    GIS Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at City of Alexandria Virginia in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by the Division Chief via email and he asked me to come in and interview for the position within a couple days of our initial emails. At the office, he greeted me warmly and we held a casual conversation about my previous experience and interests in the field. The interview took around twenty minutes and at the end, he offered me an internship position with his department.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work in GIS/what do you think the importance of GIS is?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate the times/days I would work.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Generic Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at City of Alexandria Virginia in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Generic process, interview panels

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Therapeutic Recreation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at City of Alexandria Virginia in February 2008.

    Interview Details

    Hiring and interview process can be lengthy;however, it is worth the wait. Can take anywhere from 3 to 6 months for the entire process. Currently the process is shorter and a variety of advertising methods are used

    Interview Questions
    • Did not find any questions difficult or unexpected. Questions are related specifically to the position and skills necessary to be successful in the job.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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