Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a chief meteorologist.

The Chief Meteorologist is accountable for supervising a team of meteorologists who make both short term and long term weather forecasts based on information about the air pressure, temperature, humidity and wind velocity as supplied by the weather satellites, radar, recording instruments and observers in the most part parts of the world.

The essential functions of this position includes preparing and delivering forecasts for television viewers and radio listeners using visual aids and maps to clarify forecasts for viewers, supervises and coordinates the work o the entire meteorologists in preparing short and long term forecasts, developing accurate information for commercial interests like the aviation, marine and agriculture industries, inputting data in computer as well as comparing the data with the previous weather patterns evaluating probability for future weather conditions.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments

VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

Learn to use fewer words to say or explain our points or views to avoid making the audience bored.

Seek clarification on the points that are not very well understood.

[employee comments goal]
PHONE SKILLS:

To always speak in an inviting and positive tone to make the conversation relaxed and appealing.

To always try to address the caller by official names or title while conversing over the phone.

[employee comments goal]
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

Learn new ways and technique of starting and maintaining meaningful conversations.

Learn to assess and manage potential conflicts at a personal and group level.

[employee comments goal]
DEVELOPING OTHERS:

Learn from all supplied material and keep passing the knowledge

Encourage and motivate employees to see a higher-improved performance from each of them

[employee comments goal]
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR:

Be willing, to tell the truth at all times even when you are in error

Generate reports that are not full of manipulated or cooked figures

[employee comments goal]
POTENTIAL FOR ADVANCEMENT:

Learn to work together with others without conflict to build a team spirit

Go for coaching or training every time the business provides it

[employee comments goal]
PROJECT AND GOAL FOCUS:

Find a mentor or a good friend to take on the role of motivator, check own progress and hold one accountable

Take time to reward oneself for the already accomplished goals in order to feel more motivated to complete the others

[employee comments goal]
QUALITY MANAGEMENT:

Research and review customer feedback and use that feedback to make and inform quality decisions and processes

Train employees on the importance of producing quality results and make sure that everyone is aware of the company's quality requirements

[employee comments goal]
BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS:

Learn new tricks, techniques, and strategies of surveying competitors and staying ahead of them

Encourage the use of smart analytics to track statistics, monitor competition, and analyze ranking in the market

[employee comments goal]
SCHEDULING:

Set enough time for all the essential tasks and give more priority to essential tasks when scheduling

Show more willingness to work steadily towards both career and personal goals

[employee comments goal]

Summary

Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date: