From the City of Cambridge, March 6, 2017: City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking nominations for the 2017 Outstanding City Employee Awards program, which recognizes employees for exemplary performance and contributions that go above and beyond job requirements. An awards ceremony will be held May 4.

Nominations must be submitted by April 7.

The awards are designed to recognize contributions that go above and beyond job requirements, including for employees who:

bullet-gray-small Demonstrated strong leadership and a high level of commitment to the city and its residents.

bullet-gray-small Demonstrated outstanding customer service to the public and/or fellow employees.

bullet-gray-small Developed an innovative or creative solution to a problem.

bullet-gray-small Made superior contribution to the success of a project, completing work on time and within budget.

bullet-gray-small Donated significant time to activities that benefit the Cambridge community.

bullet-gray-small Encouraged and valued community involvement.

bullet-gray-small Demonstrated an exceptional ability to work in a multicultural organization.

bullet-gray-small Contributed consistently to better city operations.

All municipal government employees at all levels are eligible for nomination. Anyone who lives or works in Cambridge may nominate one or more employees for recognition; there are no limits on how many employees are nominated, but a separate nomination form or letter must be submitted for each. An employee may not nominate her or his own supervisor or department head for recognition.

Personnel Department nomination forms can be accessed here, but a signed nomination letter may be submitted instead; emailed to [email protected]; or faxed to (617) 349-4312. For information, call Maryellen Carvello at (617) 349-4300 or send email to [email protected].