Overall Performance Rating Rating Scale

5 Outstanding – Exceptional performance; clearly unique. Results obtained are far above job expectations. Makes significant contributions well beyond job responsibilities.

No area rated as “3” or “2”

4 Exceeds Expectations – Performance results which clearly and consistently exceed the major responsibilities of the job. Makes contributions beyond job responsibilities.

No area rated as “2”

 3 Meets Expectations – Employee’s performance consistently meets or to some extent exceeds expectations. Employee’s work was fully effective, reliable, and of good quality. Describes acceptable performance.

2 Improvement Needed – Employee does not consistently meet all of the standards of performance. Improvement in performance is needed. Requires more than expected supervision.