Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an erosion control specialist.

An Erosion Control Specialist has the primary responsibility of developing practices that promote soil erosion control, conservation of soil or water and proper use of land. He/she provides a management plan for erosion control as well as providing technical assistance in the planning and designing of erosion control practices.

Other associated duties include taking part in the implementation of erosion control law, conduct inspection and recommend the enforcement of erosion control plans, develop and maintain guidance documents for erosion control, visit areas that have erosion problems to determine the cause and provide solutions, advice land users on problems , plans and solutions for soil conservation as well as plan conservation practices such as reforestation, crop rotation or contour plowing to prevent soil erosion.

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 learn new ways and techniques of undertaking troubleshooting operations.

Develop critical thinking capabilities and skills to solve problems faster and in a unique way.

[employee comments goal]

Ensure that every employee knows what is expected of him/her by translating a complex strategy into simple objectives and actions

Hold regular informal meetings with line managers in order to discuss current work and suggest developments

[employee comments goal]

Create a culture of praising and appreciating them each time they do their level best

Ask others to give their honest feedback concerning how management is carried out

[employee comments goal]

Plan to hold training and workshops to educate your workforce on better work ethics

Use diverse methods to educate the workforce to bring out their potential

[employee comments goal]

Learn from all supplied material and keep passing the knowledge

Train workers to embrace their work as their very own

[employee comments goal]

Set personal goals that cultivate a team spirit in the business

Encourage one another especially during challenging times in the company

[employee comments goal]

Use diagrams such as organizational charts or flow diagrams in order to see how different ideas relate to each other

Identify, analyze and solve a problem systematically rather than by instinct or intuition

[employee comments goal]

Keep track of progress; measure current results against previous results in order to stay focused, motivated, and disciplined

Create an environment that supports own goals, habits, and the consistent actions one needs to take to accomplish them

[employee comments goal]

Avoid multitasking at all costs; work on one task, complete that task and move on to the next

Try and understand things that work best for oneself in order to feel happy and motivated to accomplish them

[employee comments goal]

Take part in making changes in policies to eliminate unfair elements

Constantly remember that everyone deserves equal, fair, and just treatment

[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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