Horry County announces quarterly employee award recipients

Conway, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County officials have announced the three winners of the Horry County Employee Quarterly Awards. A winner from each of the three divisions was chosen.

The following employees were honored Friday:

  • Claire Mongillo, applications manager in the Horry County Information Technology Department, won the Administration Division Quarterly Award for her efforts in the facilitation and implementation of the Manatron GRM and CAMA applications purchased by the county for use by the Assessor's office.

    Within weeks of Claire's hire, the version that was initially installed was updated with an entirely different version. She has worked with the installation team and has been methodical; employing her "repeatable process" for testing the data and in March of 2010 was successful in receiving the conversion of the Assessor's Office 2009 and 2010 data.
  • Ethel Olsen, administrative assistant with the Aynor Magistrates Office, won the Public Safety Division Quarterly Award for making great strides towards improving the daily operations of the office and has gained the respect and admiration of her peers. Ethel saved the county a considerable amount of money by reusing folders, never printing unnecessary documents, and scheduling cases so they are generating revenue without delay.

    In addition to her job performance and cost saving ability, Ethel constantly receives praise from the general public for her outstanding customer service.
  • Adam Jordan, civil engineering associate 1 in the Horry County Engineering Department, won the Infrastructure & Regulation Division Quarterly Award for his ability to succeed while taking on many additional tasks all in the name of providing excellent customer service to other departments with the county and ultimately to the citizens of Horry County.

    In addition to taking on construction management of a boat ramp and county park facility projects, Adam also was assigned special projects outside of the realm of his typical land development and encroachment permit plan review and inspection responsibilities.

    Another special assignment that he successfully completed was the very recent repair and resurfacing of the parking lot at the Olin D. Blanton county office building with the City of Myrtle Beach.

The three winners of the Horry County Employee Quarterly Awards received $250, a designated parking space, a certificate of achievement, and are eligible for the Employee of the Year Award of $1,000.

The Employee Quarterly Award Program focuses on an act or performance accomplished by an employee that is significant or of great value to the department or county organization as a whole and is beyond normal expectations of the employee.

Considerations are also given to customer service, cost/time savings, recognized increased efficiency, and/or effectiveness, or revenue generated funds.

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