Agency Report

Office of Water (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  195  

2016 Index Score
59.9

Change from 2015
1.4 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
Mission
To ensure drinking water is safe, and restore and maintain oceans, watersheds and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants and wildlife.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/ow/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 195 of 305 1.4  59.9 58.5 48.8 52.6 63.0 65.6 71.8 63.7 62.0 64.4 58.7
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 150 of 303 3.9  57.3 53.4 48.3 50.4 55.4 57.6 59.3 54.1 54.5 57.5 50.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 199 of 303 3.7  46.7 43.0 40.6 39.4 45.6 49.4 53.3 49.7 50.2 53.9 47.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 145 of 303 2.6  57.2 54.6 50.7 51.6 52.4 51.2 53.5 47.9 46.9 45.9 42.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 114 of 303 7.1  53.4 46.3 39.6 45.6 52.1 53.4 55.9 47.2 47.7 52.0 45.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 185 of 303 1.4  66.5 65.1 59.7 60.3 65.2 69.1 68.8 66.4 67.1 70.6 60.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 262 of 304 3.3  72.8 69.5 64.9 67.8 75.1 75.8 77.9 74.6 75.4 76.6 76.8
Pay 156 of 304 5.0  62.7 57.7 54.7 49.8 59.9 64.2 69.3 59.1 65.4
Strategic Management 234 of 304 8.9  51.5 42.6 36.8 45.5 51.2 54.0 56.3 54.2 53.0 59.6 54.1
Teamwork 184 of 304 -3.5  66.2 69.7 57.8 63.3 65.2 64.4 63.0 71.8 70.2 71.6 59.1
Innovation 90 of 304 5.0  67.3 62.3 57.4 58.1 64.4 65.4 68.2
Training and Development 209 of 304 5.6  57.4 51.8 49.9 47.5 56.3 59.8 64.9 61.1 63.9 63.5 53.6
Work–Life Balance 279 of 304 -1.5  54.1 55.6 46.4 51.6 57.0 56.6 60.6 55.7 54.0 62.9 59.4
Support for Diversity 148 of 304 2.0  59.8 57.8 56.6 59.7 63.8 63.1 65.0 63.8 62.5 67.5 58.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 114 of 303 5.1  49.8 44.7 37.1 39.4 45.6 46.8 51.5 50.7 49.0 54.0 45.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 189 of 285 1.0  59.8 58.8 38.0 57.5 64.5 66.6 72.8 63.3
Male 149 of 294 3.4  65.4 62.0 62.5 53.1 67.9 67.1 71.5 64.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 150 of 225 0.0  59.9 63.5 60.6 58.7 64.5
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 166 of 299 3.6  65.3 61.7 54.6 59.5 70.6 70.3 76.1 66.0
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0 
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 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