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Question 1 of 25
Describe an improvement you personally initiated.
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Question 2 of 25
How do you handle disappointment?
Question 3 of 25
Why is water conservation important to you?
Question 4 of 25
How do you educate people on water conservation techniques?
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By providing resources for the community. Educating and answering questions on conservation. Providing conservation methods and suggesting new ways to reduce water usuage. Provide classes on landscape for customers.
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Using palms to symbolize a watershed. Explain how land use affects water in a watershed.
Question 5 of 25
Describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and took action without waiting for direction. What was the outcome?
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While working for the National Park Service my boss told me that some of the trails were not yet mapped. I informed her that I was proficient in GIS and that I could map the trails. We set a side some time to do this I was able to create a new trail map to hand out to visitors.
Question 6 of 25
What are some water conservation techniques you created?
Question 7 of 25
Why should we hire you?
Question 8 of 25
What types of water control plans have you created? What was the most successful plan?
Question 9 of 25
How do you manage stress in your daily work?
Question 10 of 25
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Question 11 of 25
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
Question 12 of 25
What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a Water Conservationist?
Question 13 of 25
Why are you the best candidate for us?
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I have a varied experience in soil and water conservation including instructing diverse audiences in soil and water conservation.
Question 14 of 25
What do you know about our company?
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The hennepin county soil and water conservation was released to the board and now all soil and water conservation is handled by the county.
Question 15 of 25
Why do you want a career as a water conservationist?
Question 16 of 25
Recently, tell me a problem you faced where you were unsure the answer. How did you research the problem and find a correct solution?
Question 17 of 25
What do you feel is the most important skill a water conservationist should possess?
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The most important skill is to be an expert in your field. To have the most current and updated information and tools to inform our customers.
Question 18 of 25
As a Water Conservationist, what do you believe is your best asset?
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I believe the best asset is communication. Ensuring the proper resources and the making sure your current on the global issue as well local.
Question 19 of 25
Considering the investment our company will do to prepare you professionally, can you give us a reason to hire you?
Question 20 of 25
What motivates you to succeed?
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My family, my values, and myself. I work hard and I believe that success is a drive. I want to be an example to my children and push through obstacles and continue to learn.
Question 21 of 25
Give me a time when you went above and beyond the requirements for a project.
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I feel when you are working on a particular project it is a reflection of who you are. A project I recently worked on is for Customer Service and rising above all for our customers. I developed a guide and training for our team. And I volunteered to give new orientations as well as ongoing training for each team member.
Question 22 of 25
What was your biggest disappointment as a water conservationist?
Question 23 of 25
What was your greatest accomplishment as a water conservationist?
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I have not had the opportunity to serve as the conservationist yet, however I believe my greatest role will be to offer the right resources to ensure our local community on how to conserve and make a difference.
Question 24 of 25
Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
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I had to write all policies and procedures for the Hospice, and not ever having to develop something like this for this particular industry was extremely hard. I had to make sure I was writing the policies at State level making sure that we were in compliance along the way. I realized with research and hard work, I would have to plug away. I did and got our agency to receive the State Certification.
Question 25 of 25
What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?

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