Form STD.278 "Superior Accomplishment Gift or Cash Award Recommendation" - California

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STATE OF CALIFORNIA − DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT GIFT
OR CASH AWARD RECOMMENDATION
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STD. 278 (Rev. 10/2019) (Page 1 of 2)
Superior Accomplishment
Silver -- Individual or Group
Gold -- Individual or Group
Sustained Superior Accomplishment (for sustained superior performance over a period of 24 months)
TO
: DIRECTOR
AGENCY
In accordance with Government Code section 19823 and Article 4 of the Rules and Regulations of the Department of Human Resources,
it is recommended that award consideration be given for the Superior Accomplishment herein described, performed by the following
employee of this department:
EMPLOYEE NAME
CLASSIFICATION
C.B.I.D
BEGINNING DATE (MM/DD/YYYY)
ENDING DATE (MM/DD/YYYY)
DATES FOR SUSTAINED
SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT
DESCRIPTION OF ACCOMPLISHMENT
(Give specifi c facts, using the outline on the reverse side as a guide. Attach additional sheet if necessary.)
BASED UPON THE ABOVE FACTS, I RECOMMEND GRANTING AN AWARD OF $
$25 to $250/Silver per individual or group
$50 to $500/Gold per individual or
$25 up to $250 per individual or group
(Superior Accomplishment)
group (Superior Accomplishment)
(Sustained Superior Accomplishment)
SIGNATURE (Supervisor)
TITLE
DATE SIGNED
SIGNATURE (Director)
DATE SIGNED
STATE OF CALIFORNIA − DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT GIFT
OR CASH AWARD RECOMMENDATION
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STD. 278 (Rev. 10/2019) (Page 1 of 2)
Superior Accomplishment
Silver -- Individual or Group
Gold -- Individual or Group
Sustained Superior Accomplishment (for sustained superior performance over a period of 24 months)
TO
: DIRECTOR
AGENCY
In accordance with Government Code section 19823 and Article 4 of the Rules and Regulations of the Department of Human Resources,
it is recommended that award consideration be given for the Superior Accomplishment herein described, performed by the following
employee of this department:
EMPLOYEE NAME
CLASSIFICATION
C.B.I.D
BEGINNING DATE (MM/DD/YYYY)
ENDING DATE (MM/DD/YYYY)
DATES FOR SUSTAINED
SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT
DESCRIPTION OF ACCOMPLISHMENT
(Give specifi c facts, using the outline on the reverse side as a guide. Attach additional sheet if necessary.)
BASED UPON THE ABOVE FACTS, I RECOMMEND GRANTING AN AWARD OF $
$25 to $250/Silver per individual or group
$50 to $500/Gold per individual or
$25 up to $250 per individual or group
(Superior Accomplishment)
group (Superior Accomplishment)
(Sustained Superior Accomplishment)
SIGNATURE (Supervisor)
TITLE
DATE SIGNED
SIGNATURE (Director)
DATE SIGNED
STATE OF CALIFORNIA − DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT GIFT
OR CASH AWARD RECOMMENDATION
STD. 278 (Rev. 10/2019) (Page 2 of 2)
GUIDE FOR PREPARING SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT RECOMMENDATION
I.
E ligibility
IV. Describe specifi cally how the achievement is clearly
and unquestionably above normal requirements of the
All employees except agency heads or elective
employee’s position. (The degree to which it exceeds
constitutional offi cers may receive this award. A group of
standards of performance.)
employees may receive this award. If a group award is
recommended, each member may receive:
V. Describe the degree the accomplishment necessitated the
employee expend personal effort beyond that normally
Silver - minimum of $25 up to a maximum of $250
expected. (Relationship of the personal effort to the
Gold - minimum of $50 up to a maximum of $500
employee’s normal work.)
Sustained - minimum of $25 up to a maximum of $250
VI. Describe the amount and nature of ingenuity, initiative
II. State the reason the award is recommended:
and creative effort displayed. (Method used when
standard methods would have produced unacceptable or
A. An act which may include, but is not limited to:
average results.)
1. An outstanding and superior achievement. (Explain
VII. Benefits:
why the same problem will not arise again in the
foreseeable future.)
A. Describe the tangible or intangible benefi ts which
accrue to the State of California as a result of the
2. An important contribution to science or research.
accomplishment.
3. An unequaled personal effort in over-coming
B. If applicable, express tangible aspects comparatively in
unusual diffi culties or obstacles.
terms of one or more of the following:
4. The completion of an assigned task in a significantly
1. Quantity of acceptable work units per period of time.
shorter period of time than was deemed possible.
2. Quality standards.
5. A major improvement in methods, organization,
procedures, or products (which make an exceptional
a. Accuracy of results.
contribution to the effi ciency or economy of the state
b. Effect obtained.
or an exceptional improvement in its operations.)
c. Physical appearance of product.
B. An act of sustained superior job performance resulting in
3. Time within which work must be completed.
an exceptional contribution to the effi ciency of the state,
sustained over a period of not less than 24 months.
C. To what extent do the benefi ts extend beyond the
immediate organization or department?
III. Describe the specifi c achievement in detail.
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