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Charley Rodriguez

Student Name: __________________________

JOB SHADOW: INTERVIEW WORKSHEET
This form must be completed during and after the job shadow. Your final version, complete
with responses from your employer must be typed, saved, and uploaded to your senior
website.
Directions: This form is to be completed by students prior to their release to shadow and
interview someone in the community for their senior project.

Nathan Sabala
Person to be interviewed: ______________________

559 723-0766
Phone (_____)____________

Supervisor
Job Title ______________________________________________________________________

MV Transportation
Business ______________________________________________________________________

360 N. K St. Tulare, CA, 93274
Place of interview (specific city/street address) ________________________________________
7/12/16
Date and time of the interview _____________________________

1 hour
Estimated length of interview _____________________________
Briefly state the nature and purpose of this experience and list the objective you hope to
accomplish during the job shadow and interview

What training or education is required for this type of work?
Question 1: ____________________________________________________________________
"At least two years of commercial driving, at least a High School diploma,
Response: _____________________________________________________________________

five years of managerial experience. You also have to pass multiple driver safety
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tests."
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How do you see jobs in this field changing in the future?
Question 2: ___________________________________________________________________
"We may have cleaner forms of fuel. Otherwise, it won't change much. Just
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more environmentally safe. I think everyone will still need public transportation
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'cause not everyone can afford vehicles."
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Do you work a lot of overtime?
Question 3: ____________________________________________________________________
"At least four hours per week overtime. I have paper work , surveys, accident
Response: _____________________________________________________________________

investigation, etc. The same things I do during the day."
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How has your career affected your life?
Question 4: ____________________________________________________________________
"It keeps me on my toes; keeps me responsible. It provides for my

Response: _____________________________________________________________________

family, gives me a sense of pride, and I'm able to be of service to the city.
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How does the economy affect your job?
Question 5: ____________________________________________________________________
"When the wages go up, the price of the vehicles go up, and it
Response: _____________________________________________________________________

becomes hard to hire."
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What advice do you have for a person aspiring to enter your career field?"
Question 6: ____________________________________________________________________

"Don't drink and drive. You should definitely have a safe DMV record.

Response: _____________________________________________________________________

Be cautious on the road and don't be overly sensitive. Many people who ride the

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bus may be hostile. You should have excellent people skills and be professional."

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How important are grades or GPA for obtaining a job in this field?

Question 7: ____________________________________________________________________

"Very important. You have to have a high school diploma. For
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my position as Supervisor, you need to have a bachelor's degree in
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transportation or social services."
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What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Question 8: ____________________________________________________________________
"Being able to provide service for the county regarding safety. I
Response: _____________________________________________________________________

also have a way to provide for my family."
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What is the most challenging part of your job?
Question 9: ____________________________________________________________________
"Diffusing violence in the workplace without putting myself or
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employees in harms way."
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What opportunities for advancement are there for this field?
Question 10: ___________________________________________________________________
"You start out as a driver, then work your way up to dispatcher, then

Response: _____________________________________________________________________

supervisor, to operations manager, lastly general manager.
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