Award Program Information
Who is eligible for the Employee of the Quarter award?
Full/part-time employees who are found to have no recent disciplinary actions taken against them are eligible for to participate in the program. An employee may be designated as Employee of the Quarter only once during a calendar year.
Who can Nominate Someone?
Any employee can nominate a co-worker by submitting a nomination form here by the 15th day of month following the new quarter for consideration for the previous quarter's selection process.
What is the nomination process?
The Employee of the Quarter Selection Committee will meet once a quarter to review all of the nomination submissions. Once the selection has been finalized, the winner will be presented with a plaque at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Commissioners. A recognition plaque will also be displayed in the workplace with the names of each quarter’s recipient. A committee will not be convened is there is one or no nominees for a respective quarter.
How is the winner chosen?
The selection committee will review the nominations against the program criteria and decide who best achieved those standards. When asked why a co-worker is deserving of the award, give specific examples. Attempt to reveal in words how your co-worker met each of the criteria. In the case of only one nominee, that individual will automatically be awarded the Employee of the Quarter award, pending approval from their supervisor.
Who is part of the Selection Committee?
The Employee of the Quarter Selection Committee will consist of the past four recipients of the award. The committee will consist of 4 past recipients. The initial committee will be members of the County Manager’s Office until a full committee of 4 recipients is established. The County Manager’s Office staff may take the place of one or more committee seats for a respective quarter if a corresponding quarter’s selection committee member is unavailable to attend the selection meeting.