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Council of State Employees

GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS

State employees may be nominated for the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Public Service by fellow employees, supervisors, or other interested individuals. The nominations received will be judged on specific examples of the suggested information for each of the items listed below which are weighed equally by the judges.

Contributions made in the Workplace and the Whole Community

1.  Nominee’s job performance throughout the year

Consistently produces high-quality work under all circumstances
Gives extra effort to complete a job or to share a heavy workload
Serves on committees and contributes to their success
Volunteers to work on special projects

2.  Valuable contributions or services provided by the nominee to their department over and above their core job requirements

Integrates information or equipment for greater efficiency
Works to eliminate unnecessary actions or steps for delivering services
Develops procedures minimizing customer time and resource usage
Develops new work strategies to reduce waste and save time and money

3.  Nominee’s working relationships with the public and with other departments

Helps others beyond general job requirements
Receives unsolicited thank you or appreciation letters for work done
Is exceptionally courteous, even tempered, and cooperative

4.  Nominee’s working relationship with fellow workers

Helps others beyond requirements of job
Contributes to a team-oriented, supportive working environment
Is always friendly, courteous, and cooperative

5.  Contributions made to the whole community

Service to professional organizations
Volunteer work
Service to civic, religious, school, veteran, or other groups (committees, officer, etc.)


Categories:

Executive/Administration
Professional
Technical/Paraprofessional
Office Support
Trades/Craft
Services


COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORMS
ELECTRONICALLY (see the http://www.nd.gov/cose/gaward/index.htm)
OR PRINT THE PDF FORMS AND MAIL OR FAX TO:

Governor’s Office
C/O Ms. Jody Link
600 E Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505
Fax: 701-328-2205

Nomination deadline is the first Friday of August. Submissions are accepted year round. Submissions after the deadline will be considered the following year.

Last updated on October 13, 2011

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