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

The Meteorologist-in-Charge is liable for managing and supervising the provision of the weather warning forecast services and other environmental activities within the area. This position has its primary emphasis on the provision of flood and weather warnings and forecasts.

The primary duties include responsibility to forecast coordination with the surrounding projection areas, ensure provision, development, modification of products and services that are useful to serve the needs of the users, integrating scientific and technological advances into the program which includes the development of the local forecast techniques, overseeing the overall data management, acquisition, integration efforts and real-time weather observational programs provided for by the organization which includes the water radar, upper air, climatic data collection activities, observer certification and volunteer observer networks.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

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


  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


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]

Pay attention to employees who are learning new skills to make sure that they know what they are doing and that they have been properly trained

Pay close attention to suspicious and unusual behavior and challenge it before it becomes a safety hazard

[employee comments goal]

Stay calm and be aware of the fact that one will never win an argument with a difficult person

State own views with confidence and look at the difficult person in the eye when communicating with them in order to look reasonable

[employee comments goal]

Choose to be an active part of the growing company

Be available to attend workshops and training that may impart new knowledge

[employee comments goal]

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]

Evaluate the source of the information in order to ensure that it is reliable and that it is backed up by evidence

Take something that others see quite often or take for granted and analyze it to see if it could be a solution to the problem at hand

[employee comments goal]

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

Learn how one can use quality management skills in order to bring different parts of the company closer together

[employee comments goal]

Learn to summarize information and always explain the motives, aims, results, and conclusions of a research

Adopts technologies that assist in getting solutions and search for different approaches to a situation or problem

[employee comments goal]

Learn to utilize modern techniques of sharing and storing data such as cloud storage

Embrace artificial intelligence technologies to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks efficiently

[employee comments goal]

Show more willingness to learn how to create, use, and troubleshoot computer networks

Learn how to use different versions and types of computer operating systems

[employee comments goal]


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


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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