John Wilcox, water treatment operator
Water Treatment and Distribution Services, Public Works
Water Treatment Plant supervisor James Forslund nominated Wilcox for his positive attitude:
“Wilcox always looks at anything that happens in a positive light, and he presents this attitude and behavior to all staff he interacts with. He just doesn't seem to have a down day. He is a living example of being positive in his words, how he works and how he shares his knowledge with others.
“Wilcox always speaks positively about everyone. He sets the bar for a positive example. He has empathy for others and uses sincerity, respect and humor when interacting with others. He has the respect and trust of the staff at Water Treatment and Distribution Services.
“When new staff are hired or staff come for training at the Fridley Softening Plant, the first face I want them to see is John Wilcox’s. He is our primary trainer at the plant. He demonstrates a positive attitude and a high quality work ethic above and beyond the call of duty. He shows concern for each person he interacts with. He trains others to embrace a positive attitude and high quality work ethic and has done a great job of doing so. Wilcox promotes and motivates others to go the extra mile.”
Published Apr 19, 2016