Agency Report

Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (DOJ)


Best Places to Work Rank

  122  
of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
63.3
Change from 2014
4.2 

Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Index Score: 66.3)
Mission
To protect our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products.
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Website
http://www.atf.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 122 of 320 4.2  63.3 59.1 60.4 59.1 64.9 71.9 74.0 74.0 75.0 71.7
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 248 of 318 0.8  50.2 49.4 49.3 46.0 52.8 55.8 56.1 57.4 57.2 56.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 203 of 318 0.1  45.5 45.4 43.0 42.8 51.6 54.8 55.8 56.4 54.2 51.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 263 of 318 -0.6  47.3 47.9 48.9 44.2 51.3 54.2 49.3 52.1 52.4 50.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 285 of 318 2.2  36.7 34.5 36.3 31.9 40.5 45.4 50.6 48.2 49.5 48.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 140 of 318 0.6  67.6 67.0 65.8 62.6 66.4 67.4 65.0 69.6 68.9 68.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 124 of 319 1.3  77.1 75.8 76.2 78.6 80.0 80.3 82.4 83.6 82.6 84.8
Pay 14 of 319 4.4  75.2 70.8 70.7 71.8 75.2 79.6 77.7 77.8
Strategic Management 195 of 319 4.4  52.7 48.3 48.9 48.6 53.9 56.0 63.1 62.5 63.1 66.5
Teamwork 190 of 319 0.9  65.2 64.3 65.2 62.8 66.2 67.8 75.3 76.4 76.4 72.7
Innovation 263 of 318 2.3  58.1 55.8 55.8 55.6 61.4 61.6
Training and Development 156 of 319 5.0  59.1 54.1 53.1 55.1 58.2 60.5 63.7 64.5 69.9 68.1
Work–Life Balance 122 of 319 3.2  63.2 60.0 57.6 59.9 61.2 63.8 68.1 67.0 67.9 68.1
Support for Diversity 238 of 319 0.4  53.8 53.4 51.8 49.9 54.4 57.2 63.1 64.5 62.6 65.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 209 of 318 0.7  43.3 42.6 41.4 39.8 46.4 48.6 48.2 47.7 49.1 50.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 143 of 304 5.1  62.4 57.3 64.1 64.2 67.9 70.8 73.2
Male 106 of 305 2.2  66.7 64.5 62.3 62.7 67.3 75.1 74.5
40 and over 120 of 318 5.9  63.3 57.4 61.7 61.6 66.4 72.9 72.8
Under 40 103 of 228 -1.4  63.4 64.8 66.5 67.2 71.4 75.9 77.1
American Indian or Native American 0.0  54.5
Asian 0.0  68.6 68.2 67.5 79.5
Black or African-American 51 of 206 5.1  67.6 62.5 61.3 62.8 67.4 73.1 71.8
Hispanic or Latino 45 of 136 -1.1  67.0 68.1 64.8 68.9 68.0 75.6 68.0
Multi-racial 40 of 99 8.8  57.8 49.0 55.8 58.1 61.7 68.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 135 of 300 1.5  65.2 63.7 63.1 62.5 68.5 73.9 73.6
Employees with Disabilities 148 of 175 1.0  47.8 46.8 46.6 54.8
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0  88.4
Veterans 79 of 220 -3.0  64.7 67.7 60.2 59.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
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 0.0 
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 (2014)
107 ( 2.3% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
86

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.3%

Employees left (2014)
230 ( 5.0% )

Average left (2009-2014)
204


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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