City of Houston Administrative Assistant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 13, 2014
Updated Mar 13, 2014
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Administrative Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
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Application Details

I interviewed online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at City of Houston in January 2014.

Interview Details

Received call for interview on Monday for a Friday interview. Interviewer explained how their timecards worked and gave me one to complete. The timesheet had errors on there and I was to find errors and correct them.

No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for City of Houston

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at City of Houston in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    It is usually a 2-3 round interviewing process where you meet with a panel of 3 employees and they ask various questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    You really have no room to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at City of Houston in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an application online, they called me for an interview , the manager was nice and questions were about back ground

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    there was no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at City of Houston in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    The application process consists of an online application. I was then called for an interview, in which I was interviewed by a panel of 3. Two were employees of the division and the other was an outside City employee. There were a series of questions that the panel members took turns asking. Following the interview, I had to complete an assessment test in which I had to create an Excel spreadsheet for the given topic. The panel members were nice and patient. The people and the office gave me the impression that it was a relaxed, yet serious environment.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you used Excel to create a spreadsheet and what was the out come.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    You are rarely able to negotiate the salary unless it is an Executive Level posision. If you are willing to take a lower pay with decent benefits, then the City of Houston may be the place for you.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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