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Circular Exhibit 97-10-C


MONETARY AWARDS APPROVALS AND DELEGATIONS

Award Category: (Monetary)

Initiates/Nominates:

Reviews/Recommends/Endorses:

Deciding Official:

Superior Task/Achievement Award
On-the-Spot Award
Up to $500

Supervisor

Designated budget official

Second-level-Supervisor

Superior Task/Achievement Award
Time-Off Award
Up to 80 hours

Supervisor

N/A

For time-off up to one work day, the Immediate Supervisor.  The Second-Level Supervisor for more than one day.

Superior Task/Achievement Award
Innovation/Initiative Award
Up to $1000

Supervisor

Designated budget official

Second-level Supervisor

Special Act Award
Outstanding Teamwork Award
Up to $10,000 (Team awards exceeding $10,000 up to
$25,000 require Secretary, HHS approval.)

Supervisor

Designated budget official

Director, DHO or Area Director (up to $10,000)

Special Act Award
Superior Support Award
Up to 5% of base pay

Supervisor

Designated budget official

Second-level Supervisor

Special Act Award
Superior Customer Service Award
Up to 3% of base pay

Supervisor

Designated budget official

Second-level Supervisor

Special Act Award
Superior Administrative Service Award
Up to 3% of base pay

Supervisor

Designated budget official

Second-level Supervisor

Performance Award
Quality Step Increase (QSI)
Limitations:  No more than 1 QSI in a 52 week period.

Supervisor

Second-level Supervisor

Servicing Personnel Officer

Suggestion Award
Further guidance provided later

The suggestor Further guidance provided later Further Guidance provided later


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