St. Johns County Interview Questions

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    Urban Planner Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Augustine, FL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at St. Johns County (Saint Augustine, FL) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Director of Growth Managment showed up for interview about 1 hour late and forgot that she scheduled the interview. She clearly wasnt prepared. She played with her iphone throughout the interview

    Interview Questions

    • If you noticed corruption or fraud within the department what would you do? Sometimes we have to make deals with some of the bigger applicants, how do you feel about that?   1 Answer
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at St. Johns County in February 2013.

    Interview

    Face to face interview with a panel including the hiring manager. Generally the interview lasts about 45 minutes. Fairly quick feedback.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle motivating staff who may not be excited about your hiring.   Answer Question
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    Marine Rescue Lifeguard Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Augustine, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at St. Johns County (Saint Augustine, FL) in March 2012.

    Interview

    My first contact was at the tryout. You must be able to swim 500 meters in less than 10 minutes and run .5 miles in less than 3 minutes. Everyone who passed the tryout was able to attend marine rescue academy - a lengthy and time consuming training course. It was four weeks long, met three days a week (Tues-Thurs) for classroom time and a workout and on Sundays almost the whole day for a little more class time and a LOT more physical training. At the end of the course, there is a written exam, a physical exam (the Gauntlet), and an oral exam as well as an interview. Everyone in my class who made it to exam day was hired.

    Interview Questions

    • The Gauntlet was difficult. Everyone was exhausted. It was hard.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Everyone who passed the physical, oral and written exams was hired. Everyone who finished the course and took the exams passed.

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    Urban Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Augustine, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at St. Johns County (Saint Augustine, FL) in January 2008.

    Interview

    Asked several questions like "Are you related to _____" and "How long have you lived in St. Augustine". Very unorganized took over 4 months to make offer on position.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Take or leave it negotiation

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