Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a research greenhouse supervisor.

A Research Greenhouse Supervisor is responsible for overseeing greenhouse researching and supervisory work in the conduct of general and specialized greenhouse operations involving both complexes of institutional greenhouses and auxiliary support units - the hothouses and plant growth chambers.

The essential functions of this position includes planning, coordinating and directing the operations of a complex institutional greenhouse, soil storage research, examining specialized plant growth, management facilities, and equipment, coordinates with administrators or project leaders on work plans, make recommendations for implementing the greenhouse production schemes involved, researchers and determines the appropriate method for mixing soil and other ingredients to prepare for proper growth medium for the greenhouse plant production, inspects greenhouses, hothouses, ground storage and handling facilities.

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


Show willingness to work overtime when an urgent matter needs to be completed

Be willing to help other workmates to complete their urgent work when requested.

[employee comments goal]

Allow the opportunity for one-on-one feedback in order to make it easier for the other person to say what he/she really thinks

Give the employee an opportunity to speak up during the meeting or ask questions about the feedback afterward

[employee comments goal]

Accomplish all the goals set as a group to encourage teamwork spirit

Remain committed to the company's regulations without any compromise or prejudice

[employee comments goal]

Find out how to exercise wise decision-making skills to be able to work on challenging tasks

Don't be hasty with solutions, conclusions or statements but try to analyze a situation before issuing an answer entirely

[employee comments goal]

Set clear boundaries between work and home; avoid answering work calls or replying work e-mails when one is having some time off work

Reevaluate one's schedule once in a while in order to eliminate less important tasks and have more time and energy for what really matters in one's professional life

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to identify the expected projects or goals results without the need for management's input

Develop a plan for execution and a sense of urgency with the team members in order to garner commitment to complete tasks

[employee comments goal]

Check the team's schedule to see if there are tasks that one could cut to give team members more time to concentrate on higher-priority tasks

Do research on ways that could help improve the quality of own work and implement these ways

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to build and nurture relationships and create more time to meet others

Avoid side conversations in meetings and put the phone away in all meetings

[employee comments goal]

Lead in promoting team building activities that enhance diversity awareness

Show more willingness to learn more about diversity issues and always set universally acceptable goals

[employee comments goal]

Learn to concentrate in all training sessions and avoid distracters while learning

Develop a habit of seeking extra assistance from colleagues on complex concepts learned in training sessions

[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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