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Employee Recognition Programs

Miami-Dade County's Employee Recognition Programs are designed to recognize employees who demonstrate exceptional service and achievements in their public duties.

The goal of the County's Employee Recognition Programs is to show appreciation for an employee's achievement and motivate employees to continue exceeding in their performance. The Employee Recognition Program is governed by Administrative Order 7-30Adobe Reader

Seaport’s Employee of the Year Award

 From left to right Miladis Marichal, Customer Service Co-Winner, Seaport Director Bill Johnson, and Logistical Service Co-Winner, Jean Exil.

Seaport Director Bill Johnson recognized Miladis Marichal and Jean Exil as co-winner for the Seaport's Employee of the Year Award on December 17, 2010.

Ms. Marichal was honored in the customer service category for her role with implementing the Port's new ground transportation system. She also received high praises for contributing to the Credit and Collections Section's high effectiveness by working successfully with companies that do business with the Port. 

Mr. Exil was honored in the logistical service category for his excellent response to housekeeping calls from the Cruise Lines. He was described as a reliable team player who regular exceeds expectations in the performance of his duties by nominators.

Congratulations to Miladis and Jean!


Water and Sewer Department honors innovative employees

Read about the employees most recently recognized by Water and Sewer Department Director John Renfrow. WASD has two very successful Departmental Employee Recognition Award programs. The department also has a strong involvement on the Idea Machine and the Idea Rewards Program.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue employees recognized for innovative ideas

From left to right: Fire Chief Herminio Lorenzo, Employee Recognition and Suggestion Manager Sara Vallazza, Fleet Maintenance Supervisor Christian Koop, Fleet Maintenance Supervisor Felix Llanes, Capt. Kris Miles, Dispatcher Jessica Satterfield The Miami-Dade County Employee Relations Department recognized four Miami-Dade Fire Rescue employees for their innovative ideas. Each of the employees submitted suggestions on new ways to make positive impacts in MDFR and the community.


Performance Excellence & Director's Award Quarterly Winners

(left to right) Socorro Sanchez, Pollution Control Division, Ninfa Rincon, Plan Review & Development Approvals Division, Camilo Ignacio, Natural Resources Regulation And Restoration Division, Department Director Carlos Espinosa, Pablo Esperon, Information Technology & Records Management Division, Eva Lizardo, Pollution Regulation and Enforcement Division, James Wheeler III, Air Quality Management Division, John Lariosa, Administrative Services Division, Diana Pons, Water Management Division, Marcia Melendez, Chief, Administrative Services Division, Sara Vallazza, HR Employee Recognition, Lora Lamont-Bailey, Sr. Human Resources Manager, and Marcelo Barros, Pollution Regulation and Enforcement Division Every quarter, Environmental Resources Management recognizes top employees from every division with cash awards. Carlos Espinosa also announced Eva Lizardo from Pollution Regulation and Enforcement Division as the Director's Excellence winner.


Employee Recognition Programs

Contact Information

Community Information and Outreach
Employee Recognition Program

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street, 17th Floor
Miami, FL 33128
Telephone: 305-375-1389

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