Agency Report

Forest Service (USDA)


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture
(Index Score: 57.3)
Mission
To sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Website
http://www.fs.fed.us/

Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

SCORES AND RANKINGS

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  2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 237 of 315 2.90  51.9 49.0 53.4 58.1 56.3 53.3 59.9 57.9 60.6
Scores by Category 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 260 of 314 1.00  47.0 46.0 49.2 50.3 49.3 47.8 52.8 50.2 50.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 267 of 314 2.00  37.8 35.8 39.2 43.1 41.5 43.2 46.9 43.9 48.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 194 of 314 0.60  51.0 50.4 51.6 52.4 51.6 49.3 51.3 51.4 48.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 292 of 314 -0.70  32.5 33.2 36.9 39.6 37.7 35.3 43.0 38.7 41.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 167 of 314 2.50  64.2 61.7 65.2 63.6 63.8 61.8 66.4 64.4 62.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 194 of 314 0.70  73.7 73.0 74.3 79.0 75.1 75.2 79.0 78.2 79.9
Pay 231 of 314 5.30  53.1 47.8 56.4 55.8 63.2 59.1 63.4
Strategic Management 294 of 314 1.30  41.8 40.5 43.6 47.8 47.3 47.6 51.3 50.5 53.4
Teamwork 254 of 314 0.40  60.6 60.2 62.0 63.1 63.3 70.0 72.7 69.0 68.7
Innovation 242 of 314 1.10  56.9 55.8 57.8 61.0 60.1
Training and Development 166 of 314 2.00  55.1 53.1 55.2 60.2 59.0 59.5 64.8 65.6 65.8
Work–Life Balance 297 of 314 2.70  50.0 47.3 51.2 51.6 53.9 52.5 54.6 58.8 60.6
Support for Diversity 143 of 314 2.20  57.9 55.7 58.8 56.9 58.7 62.2 64.0 60.6 65.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 272 of 314 1.00  36.5 35.5 38.7 41.7 42.7 40.0 43.0 39.5 40.2
Index Scores by Demographic 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 208 of 298 1.40  55.5 54.1 57.3 60.1 58.7 54.2
Male 253 of 300 3.00  51.7 48.7 50.7 62.0 56.8 52.6
40 and over 249 of 314 0.20  51.9 51.7 54.2 60.6 56.8 53.9
Under 40 152 of 230 1.70  51.9 50.2 52.0 62.1 60.9 50.8
American Indian or Native American 14 of 26 0.00  53.9 50.7 58.3 64.8 52.4
Asian 76 of 100 13.60  58.2 44.6 54.8
Black or African-American 77 of 209 13.20  64.3 51.1 64.8 66.0 63.0 67.2
Hispanic or Latino 73 of 137 6.50  59.7 53.2 56.2 62.6 53.4 49.1
Multi-racial 73 of 98 1.50  48.0 46.5 44.6 54.5 51.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.00  53.3
White 242 of 308 0.00  53.0 53.8 61.2 57.8 52.1
Employees with Disabilities 148 of 179 0.00  46.6 46.6 48.3
Veterans 171 of 225 3.90  53.9 50.0 52.1
Senior Executive Service (SES) 9 of 31 0.00  86.2

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

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Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Innovation

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2013):  651 ( 2.60% )

Average joined (2008-2013):  1,402

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  7.00%

Employees left (2013):  2,058 ( 8.30% )

Average left (2008-2013):  1,908


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics

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