Loudoun County Government – Leesburg, VA
Interview Questions for a Recreational Leader
Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?
Share an effective method you have used to enforce rules and regulations.
Provide an example of a time when you successfully organized a diverse group of people to accomplish a task.
Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
Please share with me an example of how you helped coach or mentor someone. What improvements did you see in the person's knowledge or skills?
Share an experience in which you successfully coordinated with others. How about a coordination effort that was not as successful?
Provide an example when you were able to prevent a problem because you foresaw the reaction of another person.
Provide an experience in which your ability to actively find ways to help people improved your company or your own work ethic.
Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
Name a time when your patience was tested. How did you keep your emotions in check?
Share an experience in which personal connections to coworkers or others helped you to be successful in your work. (Make sure candidate works well with others.)
How do you balance cooperation with others and independent thinking? Share an example. (Try to determine if the candidate has a cooperative attitude or is otherwise good-natured.)