Supervisor Accesses Awards via EmpowHR
Enter your EmpowHR User ID and Password. Click on “EmpowHR Sign In”.
1. Enter the EmpowHR employee ID for whom you are requesting the award and press enter. OR! 2. Enter the last name of the employee and the sub-agency (CE for CO, FA for GS) then click on “search” to locate the person for whom you are requesting the award.
Supervisor Requests Individual Quick Track Award (Spot)
Leave the “REQ” default as the request status. NOTE: The system will automatically change the request status to “APP” if the amount of the award entered is $500 or less. If the amount of the award entered is over $500, the status will remain “REQ”.
Enter the award amount requested in dollars. NO Dollar sign. Minimum is 50 dollars. Secondary approval is Required for all amounts over 500 dollars.
If the award amount entered is over $500.00, supervisors may get this warning message. It reminds supervisors that the request must go to their supervisor for approval since the award amount exceeds the limit of their Approval authority which is $500.00
Enter “0010” for accounting Station charge. This is the Same for BOTH CE and FA. Enter the “Agency Code”. “CE” for County employee or “FA” for Federal employee. Enter Acct Code. Enter the justification for the award. NOTE: We recommend typing in Word and then Copy and paste into EmpowHR. Don’t forget to click on SAVE!
When the amount of the award exceeds $500.00, supervisors will receive a message informing them the award will flow to their supervisor for approval. Click OK.
CLICK on “OK”. If accounting code is left blank, this warning Appears.
You should receive a message that the award request has successfully saved. The message will also identify the Supervisor to whom the award is sent if the award is over $500.00. CLICK OK. Note: If the amount of the award is $500 or less, it will flow directly to HR for processing. If the amount of the award is over $500, it will flow to the supervisor’s supervisor for secondary approval before flowing to HR for processing.
Supervisors will receive a message that the award request Has been successfully saved. Click OK.
Click on “create printable award” to print a hard copy document.
To exit the document, click On the “X”. Click “File” then click “Print” or click the Print icon.
To return to the “search options” for entering Additional award requests, click on the “awards” button.
Repeat steps in previous slides to enter additional award Requests. OR click the SIGN OUT link to exit.