Niebling named Yukon’s Employee of the Year

Recognized as a 'difference maker' among fellow city workers

John Niebling’s family surprises him as he receives the City of Yukon’s “Employee of the Year” award. (Photo provided)

The City of Yukon selects an outstanding employee for the Employee of the Year Award every year, and this year that honor goes to John Niebling of Yukon Park Maintenance.

Yukon Parks Maintenance worker John Niebling (left) is congratulated by City Manager Jim Crosby. (Photo provided)

Niebling was presented the Employee of the Year Award on Dec. 13, as family walked in to surprise him and see him accept the award.

Niebling has served the City of Yukon for five years. Fellow employees describe him as a difference maker: Dedicated, caring, and proud of the work he does.

City employees participate in two rounds of voting to elect the award recipient. Other candidates for the award were Sara Schieman and Jay Ross.