Agency Report

Defense Security Service (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  198  

2016 Index Score
59.5

Change from 2015
0.0 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To support national security and the warfighter through our security oversight and education missions.
Website
http://www.dss.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 198 of 305 0.0  59.5 62.8 59.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 152 of 303 0.0  57.2 60.7 55.8 38.3 42.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 209 of 303 0.0  46.4 51.0 43.4 33.0 30.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 151 of 303 0.0  56.9 66.0 57.3 38.0 46.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 126 of 303 0.0  52.5 55.4 49.2 18.9 31.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 167 of 303 0.0  67.4 68.1 67.8 60.4 58.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 250 of 304 0.0  73.5 80.0 80.4
Pay 65 of 304 0.0  68.8 66.2 67.6
Strategic Management 127 of 304 0.0  57.9 66.1 63.9
Teamwork 137 of 304 0.0  69.1 69.6 72.0
Innovation 152 of 304 0.0  64.4 60.7 63.2
Training and Development 144 of 304 0.0  61.5 65.0 64.4
Work–Life Balance 284 of 304 0.0  53.2 53.4 54.5
Support for Diversity 115 of 304 0.0  61.2 65.3 61.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 230 of 303 0.0  43.6 43.4 41.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 196 of 285 0.0  59.1 61.5
Male 212 of 294 0.0  61.5 65.7 64.4
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 59 of 225 0.0  70.8 74.7
Hispanic or Latino 88 of 149 0.0  61.5
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 248 of 299 0.0  57.8 69.8 64.2
Employees with Disabilities 120 of 194 0.0  56.0 53.8
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 116 of 230 0.0  64.1 65.7 62.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 50 of 103 0.0  58.9
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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

Employees joined (2015)
73 ( 8.5% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
112

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.0%

Employees left (2015)
92 ( 10.7% )

Average left (2010-2015)
86


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics