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Updated Jun 7, 2014
Updated Jun 7, 2014
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  1.  

    District Leadership Program Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Washington DC Government.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application online and got a phone call three weeks later. The interview process will take around two to three hours. The questions are all about personality, skills and behavioral test. There is a writing exercise at the end of the interview to test your writing skills.

    Interview Questions
    • How can you contribute to the Mayor's One action city vision ?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Recovery Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Washington DC Government.

    Interview Details

    Submitted DC Govt application for the position with ranking factors. Had interview with hiring Nuse Manager.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Accepting starting Salary
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Computer Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Washington DC Government.

    Interview Details

    Great interview while meeting with two managers who asked a number of questions relating to the position I applied for, then I was extended an offer in which I excepted gladly.

    Negotiation Details
    This was an easy process for me.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Case Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Washington DC Government in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Submitted my application in August, I was contacted in late October for the interview. I was contacted 2 weeks later to submit all documents they requested and offered a contingency offer.. No one has followed up with the results. It was a depth of information to compile and then not to hear from anyone. What is the hiring process and why does it take so long for some and not for others?

    Interview Questions
    • I was pretty comfortable with questions. They were just extremely long.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I got a contingent offer in Nov. The person said I would be contacted for the next step. I'm still waiting for the hiring manager to contact me.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Director of Education Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Washington DC Government in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Everything ran smoothly, I applied, I was invited in for an interview, I received a job offer a week later. I was onboarded 3 weeks after that time

    Interview Questions
    • What knowledge did I have about local and federal grants   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Revenue Accounting Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Washington DC Government in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    I got a call from the adminstrative staff and an interview was scheduled. I went for the interview and it was a panel interview. They asked different questions individually and I think about 6 to 8 questions were asked in all.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your experience with project management and what was the outcome of a project you were involved in   Answer Question
    • What do you think is the importance of an advisory role and what is your experience with that   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Administrative Law Judge Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    interviewed at Washington DC Government in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Searched DC Jobs, and submitted an application. Met with the Chief Administrative Law Judge. Interview lasted 45 minutes. The position had to deal with a backlog of workers' compensation cases. Asked how I would work with experienced administrative law judges in issuing decisions and orders. Described my administrative law experience and working with older and more experienced workers.

    Interview Questions
    • How would I learn workers' compensation law when I had no experience in the area?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Director of Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Washington DC Government in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    Very responsive to my time constraints for finding/accepting a job. The interview questions were discipline related and in depth. A lot of questions about how I would handle certain situations. The first interview was one on one then the next one was a panel.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    not too much room for negotiation as it is a government job with specific salary range.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Information Technology Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Washington DC Government in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    knew the hiring manager, they were looking for someone technical so i came on board as a contractor. every full time employee in this organization at one time was a contractor

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    they provided what i asked for. when i became a government employee they matched near to my contractor salary but lower. no room for negogiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Washington DC Government in March 2008.

    Interview Details

    Applied to job online in dc.jobs. Took about a month for call in for interview. Interview was about an hour and consisted of basic questions of experience and accomplishments. Structured questions plus freeform Q&A.

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see yourself in this organization 5 years from now?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They sent an offer letter and the salary was right in the range I expected. I accepted the offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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