Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a wildlife biologist.

A Wildlife Biologist is accountable for studying the lives and behavior of animals as well as studying the genetics origins and life processes of animals.

The essential functions for this post include developing alternative solutions for the restoration of injured or lost trust resources and habitat, developing and sharing information pertinent to the protection or restoration of trust resources, implementing quality assurance plans to ensure the data collected and products prepared to meet all standards and regulations, providing habitat services to private landowners and land managers to increase the quantity and quality of wildlife habitat, planning and developing finding proposals, coordinating and implementing cooperative habitat projects to optimize carrying capacity for wildlife, evaluating wildlife habitat, collecting data and recommend management or project to improve terrestrial or the wildlife habitat.

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


Share one's knowledge and skills with colleagues and devise simple solutions to help them achieve their goals or perform tasks

Get a mentor, who has been doing what one is currently doing or has been through what one is experiencing, to offer advice and career coaching

[employee comments goal]

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

Be kind and friendly even when the other person attacks you to receive negative attention

[employee comments goal]

Champion the company's vision and mission and provide valuable input as an effective strategic planning team member

Determine what goals the company wants to achieve and create strategies and timelines to achieve them

[employee comments goal]

Work with all the employees both great and poor in growing them into a better group

Take some coaching for better skills in performing assessments and appraisals

[employee comments goal]

Project a healthy self-image all the time setting the trend for others to follow

Insist that staff members meet standards of grooming and appearance

[employee comments goal]

Take time each day to learn something new; listen to recordings on personal and professional growth topics

Embrace teamwork as a way of sharing ideas and learning from others

[employee comments goal]

Learn to concentrate on written directions; highlight the main points and summarize lengthy documents into bullet points

Work closely with the instructor from the start to the of the task or project and ask for help where appropriate

[employee comments goal]

Anticipate obstacles in advance in order to come up with ideas for dealing with them as soon as they arise

Tell other people about own goals in order to get physical support or the necessary moral support to reach those goals

[employee comments goal]

Demonstrate responsive attitude towards the concerns of others regarding inequality and unfair treatment

Consider fairness and equality when implementing new activities and programs

[employee comments goal]

Encourage others to embrace the embrace the power of computers to process tasks more efficiently and accurately

Learn to ask for assistance when faced with challenges related to operating modern electronic devices

[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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