Azdps Performance Appraisal 2014

56 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Azdps Performance Appraisal 2014


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a goal of the Performance Appraisal plan?
    • A. 

      Improve employee understanding

    • B. 

      Assure objectivity, consistency and fairness

    • C. 

      Encourage employee development for better job performance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Changes to the manual of the plan shall only be made by the ________?
    • A. 

      LEMSC

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Research and Planning

    • D. 

      Human Resources

  • 3. 
    Who constructed the appraisal plan for DPS?
    • A. 

      LEMSC

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Research and Planning

    • D. 

      Human Resources

  • 4. 
    A sworn officer must complete _______ of probation.
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      12 months

    • C. 

      18 months

    • D. 

      24 months

  • 5. 
    All employees must be rated on 3 certain performance factors, what are they?
    • A. 

      Work habits, relationships with people, policy and procedure

    • B. 

      Work habits, physical factors, policy and procedure

    • C. 

      Police proficiency, relationships with people, policy and procedure

    • D. 

      Work habits, police proficiency, policy and procedure

  • 6. 
    Each employee’s job performance will be rated on an annual basis from _____.
    • A. 

      Nov 1 to Oct 31

    • B. 

      Jan 1 to Dec 31

    • C. 

      Oct 1 to Sept 30

    • D. 

      Feb 1 to Jan 31

  • 7. 
    If an employee is on probationary status he will be rated on a _____ month basis until the probationary period is over.
    • A. 

      Month by

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      12

  • 8. 
    The Rater shall observe the employee’s performance and make notations about the performance at least once every _______ days on the documentation form for the applicable Performance Factor.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      120

  • 9. 
    The rater sends the appraisal forms to ______, after the evaluation has been reviewed and signed by the reviewer.
    • A. 

      Data entry location

    • B. 

      Human resources

    • C. 

      Commander

    • D. 

      Training

  • 10. 
    The performance appraisal process starts at the beginning of the rating period as a joint effort between the rater and the employee.  Though agreement between the rater and the employee in this process is highly desirable, it is not mandatory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When does the evaluation process begin?
    • A. 

      After the task analysis

    • B. 

      After identifying performance factors

    • C. 

      After developing additional rating guidelines

    • D. 

      After determining factor weights

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    The first step of the appraisal process is?
    • A. 

      Task analysis

    • B. 

      Identifying performance factors

    • C. 

      Developing additional rating guidelines

    • D. 

      Determining factor weights

  • 13. 
    A systematic listing of specific tasks to be performed by the employee during the testing period is?
    • A. 

      Task analysis

    • B. 

      Identifying performance factors

    • C. 

      Developing additional rating guidelines

    • D. 

      Determining factor weights

  • 14. 
    The tasks identified for the Task Analysis shall __________.
    • A. 

      Fit within the approved classification for the position

    • B. 

      Be realistic and achievable

    • C. 

      Be clearly outlined and explained to the employee

    • D. 

      Be measurable to better assist in progress evaluation

  • 15. 
    Performance factors must ______.
    • A. 

      Apply to the position

    • B. 

      Be realistic and achievable

    • C. 

      Be clearly outlined and explained to the employee

    • D. 

      Be measurable to better assist in progress evaluation

  • 16. 
    The Rater, with employee input, determines which of the other _______ apply to the employee.
    • A. 

      Performance Factors

    • B. 

      Tasks

    • C. 

      Policies and procedures

    • D. 

      Rating guidelines

  • 17. 
    The 4 numerical weight values are _______.
    • A. 

      1,5,8,11

    • B. 

      1,4,7,11

    • C. 

      2,5,8,11

    • D. 

      1,4,8,11

  • 18. 
    Which performance factor(s) have a preset weight of very important?
    • A. 

      Work habits

    • B. 

      Relationships with people

    • C. 

      Policy and procedure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    A rating of 1 denotes ______.
    • A. 

      Unacceptable

    • B. 

      Below standard

    • C. 

      Standard

    • D. 

      Exceeds Standard

  • 20. 
    A rating of 5 denotes ______.
    • A. 

      Unacceptable

    • B. 

      Below standard

    • C. 

      Standard

    • D. 

      Exceeds Standard

  • 21. 
    A rating of 8 denotes ______.
    • A. 

      Unacceptable

    • B. 

      Below standard

    • C. 

      Standard

    • D. 

      Exceeds Standard

  • 22. 
    A rating of 11 denotes ______.
    • A. 

      Unacceptable

    • B. 

      Below standard

    • C. 

      Standard

    • D. 

      Exceeds Standard

  • 23. 
    The performance appraisal process starts at the beginning of the Rating Period as a joint effort between the Rater and the employee, which of the following is NOT one of the four steps that shall be carried out?
    • A. 

      Review the performance factors

    • B. 

      Explain the rating guidelines

    • C. 

      Identify the importance of each task in relation to other tasks

    • D. 

      Review the supervisors management style and expectations

    • E. 

      Identify the expected tasks

  • 24. 
    The rater shall show the notations to the employee at least every 90 days and have the employee _____ and _____ them.
    • A. 

      Initial / date

    • B. 

      Review / discuss

    • C. 

      Read / file

    • D. 

      Sign / discuss

  • 25. 
    Raters shall observe the performance of probationary employees and make notations about the performance at least once every ______ days.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      120

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