Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a wildlife biology technician. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Wildlife Biology Technician is responsible for observing and monitoring wildlife in their natural habitats.

The primary responsibilities include counting members of wildlife communities, compiling accurate inventories and reports their findings, physically coral and tag animals or directly monitor animal activities, analyzing maps which depict the land areas where animals transverse, managing computer databases of wildlife inventories, creating, analyzing and distributing reports, educating groups and individuals about the local wildlife, monitoring and tracking animals, coordinating and leading researchers and visitors on tours of the wildlife areas, identifying animals within their habitats and search for habitat problems, physically manipulate or repair structures that house animals.

Employee Performance Review Sample

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

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

SAFETY AT WORK: Safety is being protected from hurt or other non-desirable outcomes that may tend to overrule a situation and cause damages of different kinds.

Does not educate other employees on the importance of wearing protective gear when working around dangerous machinery or working with deadly chemicals

Shows the unwillingness to introduce training programs that help employees achieve fewer injuries and increase safety in the workplace

1

ORIENTATION TO WORK: Orientation to Work is the introduction that is given to a new worker whereby he is introduced to coworkers and given relevant information like schedules, performance standards, benefits and facilities, names of the supervisors, etc.

Display sound judgment when deciding on alternatives and choices for performance

Avoids personal confrontations in the workplace while looking for workable solutions

2

SELF AWARENESS: Self Awareness is the ability to have a sound understanding of who you are as a person and how to relate to the world in which you live by understanding your strengths and weaknesses and how to manage them in the workplace.

Does not care about how other employees think about oneself

Is unable to realize true self both internally and with other employees

1

MONITORING OTHERS: Monitoring others is tracking employee activities monitor the worker engagement with the workplace-related tasks.

Does not assess work in progress or ask for plans and timelines for projects from project leaders

Tracks employees' location even when they are taking a day off or are on vacation

1

PERSISTENCE: Persistence is the refusal to give up or let go of a firm or obstinate continuous course of action despite difficulties or opposition that you may face.

Is specific; states with clarity the exact thing that one wants to be done or what one is refusing to do

Continues on without being affected by what others think about oneself, or without being appreciated by other colleagues

2

REALISTIC GOAL SETTING: Realistic Goal Setting is the skill to hone in the specific actions that we need to perform to accomplish everything we aspire to live.

Determines which requirements will be part of the goal achieving process and works hard to meet these requirements

Develops contingency plans for the obstacles that one has anticipated and how and when each plan should be implemented

2

SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY: Self-Discipline and Sense of Duty is an active effort which helps in developing set ways for your thoughts, actions, and habits empowering your to stick to your decisions.

Avoids the hardest assignments instead of trying to complete them first so that the rest of the day is easy

Allows oneself to be distracted by family issues at work thus lacks morale or motivation needed to accomplish own tasks

1

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Business Etiquette is a basic framework of rules set by companies to ensure and allow you to understand the way you should conduct yourself in the professional world.

Shows up late for meetings, rarely prepares for meetings, and misses most meetings

Raises the voice when disagreeing with what others are saying

1

TECHNOLOGY SAVVY: Technology Savvy is the introduction of the digital technology in the workplace as a strategy to make tasks run swiftly against doing them manually.

Shows little interest to learn more about keeping mobile devices and computers free from unauthorized access

Hardly advocates for the use of modern electronic devices that can assist in sharing and storing data more efficiently

1

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Technical Skills are the abilities and knowledge mostly related to mechanical, IT, scientific and mathematical needed to perform specific tasks in the workplace.

Lags behind others in keeping technical skills current and has a negative attitude towards learning complex skills

Does not understand how to follow technical specifications when designing new systems

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

SAFETY AT WORK:

What are some of the things you have done to improve your safety, that of other employees as well as that of the company?

If you were chosen to conduct a company's safety audit, how would you go about it?

[employee comments]
ORIENTATION TO WORK:

How well do handle pressure and stress in the workplace?

Do you learn valuable lessons from your past mistakes and correct them?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Are there times when you have been able to avoid negative situations at work? What did you do?

Can you list five things that you have learned about yourself in the last two years, that are relevant to how you work?

[employee comments]
MONITORING OTHERS:

What are some of the monitoring policies you have in your company? How do you make sure the employees follow the policy of timekeeping?

What have you done to help employees who are struggling to set goals or who seem unwilling to finish a project?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

Can you describe a time when you were given a project that had an impossible deadline? How did you manage to complete the project in time?

What has been your greatest failure? What would you do differently next time to ensure success?

[employee comments]
REALISTIC GOAL SETTING:

How do you make sure that your own goals match the company goals?

How have you ensured that your goals are measurable, achievable, specific and timely?

[employee comments]
SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY:

How do you know when your behavior is about to get out of track and how do you regulate it? Describe a time when this happened

What would your boss or team members say about your behavior at work?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE:

Can you think of an instance where you felt you had raised your voice? How did you correct the situation?

What efforts are you making to respond to messages promptly and always call back?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

Are you making any efforts to learn how to keep mobile devices and computers free from unauthorized access?

How often do you encourage colleagues to use computers to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks more efficiently?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Can you describe your experience with using new systems? Which challenges did you face and how did you solve them?

Have you ever failed to follow technical instructions when using a new system? What did you do to improve?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. 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:

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