The purpose of this policy is to recognize continuous state employee service, outstanding employee performance, and/or safety achievement within the agency.
Awards shall be given to agency employees or groups of employees in the form of service awards or outstanding performance awards.
1. Service Awards:
Service awards are presented to employees who have been continuously employed by the State of Washington for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 or 40 years; or, who are retiring with at least 10 years of total service. The awards are as follows:
10 years Framed Certificate and Pin (green stone)
15 years Framed Certificate and Pin (blue stone)
20 years Certificate and Desk Pen (inscribed) OR $50.00
25 years Certificate and Clock (inscribed) OR $60.00
30 years Certificate and $70
35 years Certificate and $80
40 years Certificate and $90
Retirement Certificate and Plaque or $100
2. Outstanding Performance Awards:
Outstanding Performance awards are presented to employees to recognize achievement beyond routine recognition of work performed.
3. Awards Committees:
The Superintendent may appoint an Awards Committee to review nominations and determine the recipients of Distinguished Service and Safety awards.