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

A Warning Coordination Meteorologist is responsible for planning, coordinating and carrying out the programs designed to educate the area-wide public awareness program designed to inform the public to ensure the mitigation of death, injury, and property loss that is caused by severe natural Hydrometeorological events.

The primary duties of this post include conducting area-wide evaluations for adherence to the established policy, collaborating with the local state agencies in developing, proposing and implementing plans to promote efficient utilization of their services in the entire state, identifying priority community preparedness objectives and meeting them, determining the adequacy and preparedness activities, ensuring the maintenance and accuracy of severe weather call lists, prepares monthly storm data reports and analyzes information from the media.

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]

Always aim to develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with other people.

To always asks effective and open-ended questions to get to information that is more detailed on issues not well understood.

[employee comments goal]

Avoid dealing with the person one-on-one and demand that a third party be brought in order to avoid getting cornered in an argument

Always try to be a reasonable person by considering all sides of the story before coming to a conclusion

[employee comments goal]

Create time to individually engage each employee in finding out where major problems lies

Listen keenly to understand what each employee is finding challenging

[employee comments goal]

Be focused on scheduling goals and share it out equally

Shun favoritism and compromise to create a united, happy team

[employee comments goal]

Ensure you set goals that help you break down the company's targets into small achievable milestones

Commit yourself to work with an open heart and help others where they need help

[employee comments goal]

Focus on the attitude as the first impression you give everyone

Desire to always work to the very best of your ability

[employee comments goal]

Do own goals as early as possible or when one feels the mind is fresh and ready to handle important tasks

Network and surround oneself with like-minded people who will encourage own accomplishments and point out weak areas

[employee comments goal]

Dedicate full concentration and become fully involved in any task one is doing in order to do it better

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

[employee comments goal]

Learn to break bigger issues into smaller manageable parts when handling complex research situations

Constantly use insight gained from existing feedback to improve research methods in the future

[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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