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Yukon Government
Environmental Protection Officer was asked...15 October 2017

"How have you dealt with workplace conflict?"

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resolve the conflact

I listened to arguments from each side, then found and communicated the common ground to each party Less

General Dynamics Information Technology

When can you start?

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I advised the interviewer that I would like to take a day or so before I gave them my answer. Less

What would be an alternative answer to this question? I didn't want to make an impulse decision without discussing with my spouse beforehand... Less

US Defense Logistics Agency

Give me a time when something went wrong at work and what did you do to solve the problem?

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Intestigation about root couse then find out the solution keeping intestest of company integrity and policies Less

US Navy

What is an EMS?

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see Environmental Management System

Environmental Protection Agency

Why do you want to work for the EPA? This isn't really that unexpected but it is a difficult question because working with a federal agency has it's pros and cons.

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Putting aside the cons (slow to non-existent job advancement, stagnant pay, periodic public condemnation as a federal employee), I chose to work with people who share my valued (environmental protection mission), my education (nearly everyone has a Masters, JD or PhD), relative job stability, and higher pay when compared to the non-profit environmental sector (but not the private sector). Less

Environmental Protection Agency

Why do you want the job?

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How I wanted to serve and improve the environment.


They gave scenarios and asked what kind of environmental laws might be triggered by the construction scenario they gave.

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I couldn't remember all of the specific law names but was able to list off potential concerns (work in water, historic resources, endangered species) and they were nice about it. Less


They may ask why should the pick you?

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I gave them a completely honest answer about my abilities and wanting to learn more. Less


Describe a landfill.

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A landfill is a place where waste is placed. It is highly engineered and each one is different. Less

Environmental Protection Agency

Why are you intererested in working for the EPA?

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I have a passion for the environment, it fits my degree- talked in detail about what I studied in school Less

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