NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Administration Human Resources Division

Employee Awards
Instructions
Winners- October 2009
Nomination Form
The DMAVA Employee Awards

The DMAVA Employee Awards Program applies to all state and federal employees of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.The programs purpose is to promote productivity through recognition of employee performance, enhance esprit de corps, increase attendance and standardize awards and their selection criteria.

Eligibility Requirements for Employee of the Year and Employee of the Trimester Award
Must have demonstrated sustained above average performance of their assigned tasks.
Must have been employed by this department full time for at least one year prior to selection. Must not have been the subject of upheld disciplinary action for one year prior to receiving award. Position held is below Director.

Eligibility Requirements for Employee of the Year Award
Individual will be selected from those who have received the employee of the Trimester for this award period 1 January to 31 December of each year.

Employee of the Year Awards
• Designated Parking Space at their work site for a year.
• A "Day Off" with pay, to be approved within one year of award. An Employee of the Year Award is recorded on the Employee Timesheet as a PZ day and the timesheet is annotated “Employee of Year”.
• Employee photograph posted at their work site.
• Name on a plaque located in a central location of their Work site/Division.
• Certificate of Appreciation (NJDMAVA Form 672-7, Figure 3).
• The PARS/PES shall reflect employee received award.

Trimester Awards
Eligibility period and dues dates for nominations to be submitted to the Awards Coordinator are

TRIMESTER                     DUE DATE
January – April                 10 May
May – August                   10 September
September – December    10 January

Nominations received after these dates will not be considered for an award.

Employee of the Trimester Awards
• Designated Parking Space at their work site for one Trimester.
• A "Day Off" with pay, to be approved within one year of award date. As Employee Trimester Award is recorded on the Employee Timesheet as a PZ day and the timesheet is annotated “Employee of the Trimester”.
• Employee photograph and name posted at their work site in a display area at a central location.
• Certificate of Appreciation (NJDMAVA Form 672-7, Figure 3)
• The PARS/PES should reflect employee received award. (State Employees only)


Team Award

Eligibility Requirements for Team Award
Team must have demonstrated sustained exemplary performance of their assigned tasks. Employees assigned to the team must not have been the subjects of upheld disciplinary action during the eligibility period.

Team Award
• Posting of a team picture at work site in a display area at a central location.
• Certificate of Appreciation, Form 672-7 in a central location of their worksite/division in a display area.
• The PARS/PES should reflect employee received award.

Section 1.02 Federal Awards
This program is designed to be implemented at the Functional Manager Level for

Permanent Military Technicians
Permanent Competitive Technicians
AGR Personnel - Army/Air

Any supervisor may nominate any full time employee using NJDMAVA Form 200.6.

Eligibility period and due dates for nominations to be submitted:

TRIMESTER                      DUE DATE

January – April                    10 May
May – August                      10 September
September – December       10 January

Nominations received after these dates will not be considered for an award.

Individual and Team Commendation
• Certificate of Appreciation (DMAVA Form 672-7, Figure 3)
• Employee's picture prominently displayed at their worksite for the Trimester
• Directors/Managers Letter of Achievement shall be awarded and placed in the employee’s permanent personnel file.

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