Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a space operations officer.

A Space Operations Officer is liable for directing the entire system while utilizing the satellites that enhances the communication and tracking. This position oversees the space surveillance, space lift, space warning and satellite command and control.

Their main roles include, assessing the effectiveness of all the space operations, incorporating new technology as it is made available, developing plans for the systems, facilities, and personnel, formulating space operations policies, coordinating space operations activities, providing guidance on proper use and care of sensitive materials, establishing training elements and performance standards for all systems, planning, organizing and directing space operations programs, managing operations with guidance, navigation and propulsion systems for ground and space.

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


Maintain strong and direct eye contact when talking to people.

Listen well enough to be able to give constructive feedback to other people.

[employee comments goal]

Ask appropriate questions and to seek for clarifications on issues not well understood.

Not to use slang word or inappropriate language during a phone conversation and to respond appropriately with words like yes or no.

[employee comments goal]

Evaluate own reasons for doing something or setting goals in order to take stock of one's priorities and feel motivated

Adjust one's schedule so that it is less hectic and there is enough time for breaks

[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

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]

Keep communication platforms open at all times to allow openness

Manage timely appropriately to make the best use of each day

[employee comments goal]

Dress the part to create an initial impression of confidence and success

Inspire and motivate others to perform their best starting with their grooming

[employee comments goal]

Respect each view from all individuals and choose those that fit the current situation

Do not underestimate any idea even when they are not appropriate

[employee comments goal]

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

Choose to become a valuable part of the company that gives results

[employee comments goal]

Seek clarification and gain as much knowledge as possible about the activity or project at hand in order to feel more comfortable and produce quality results

Work closely with the product/service development team in order to establish quality standards when a new product/service is developed

[employee comments goal]

Devote own attention to tasks that one needs to complete first and save later dates for projects with later deadlines

Delegate tasks that actually need to be delegated in order to avoid feeling overloaded and overwhelmed

[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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