Agency Report

Region 8 - Mountains and Plains (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  113  

2016 Index Score
66.5

Change from 2015
6.3 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region8/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 113 of 305 6.3  66.5 60.2 67.3 68.5 74.9 73.2 72.9 66.7 64.1 71.0 73.6
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 227 of 303 3.5  52.8 49.3 54.4 57.6 60.4 58.4 56.1 49.8 47.6 52.4 59.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 229 of 303 0.6  45.0 44.4 50.1 51.5 56.2 56.1 55.1 50.8 52.3 58.2 68.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 266 of 303 3.7  48.2 44.5 54.1 54.0 55.3 53.2 53.4 43.9 40.0 45.3 54.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 280 of 303 2.4  37.9 35.5 40.4 49.5 52.5 49.7 46.1 38.8 34.6 37.1 47.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 63 of 303 5.9  73.9 68.0 70.8 70.6 72.9 70.9 67.8 63.4 62.0 68.4 69.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 87 of 304 4.8  79.3 74.5 78.5 78.4 80.4 78.4 79.1 77.0 76.5 80.1 84.8
Pay 20 of 304 1.4  75.1 73.7 73.2 65.8 71.9 74.1 81.4 72.7 80.7
Strategic Management 172 of 304 6.4  54.9 48.5 45.8 50.8 57.1 59.6 60.7 57.4 51.8 52.7 63.8
Teamwork 166 of 304 5.8  67.4 61.6 67.1 67.6 66.7 62.2 60.6 69.2 67.7 71.7 70.5
Innovation 192 of 304 2.0  62.6 60.6 65.2 65.8 67.8 67.7 67.8
Training and Development 143 of 304 4.2  61.6 57.4 55.3 55.4 57.8 60.5 62.4 59.8 57.8 64.5 66.0
Work–Life Balance 225 of 304 -0.1  58.6 58.7 53.1 57.2 60.0 60.4 58.3 58.1 60.7 59.3 66.0
Support for Diversity 243 of 304 3.4  54.8 51.4 54.4 60.9 60.8 61.1 59.2 62.2 55.7 63.0 70.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 162 of 303 5.3  47.3 42.0 45.2 47.7 50.9 50.6 49.9 45.3 44.0 51.7 56.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 107 of 285 8.5  67.1 58.6 67.5 64.9 73.9 75.6 73.6 66.0
Male 121 of 294 2.3  67.6 65.3 71.1 73.7 78.8 73.8 75.0 67.5
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0 
Hispanic or Latino 13 of 149 0.0  78.0 74.2 73.9 74.2 65.5
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 126 of 299 6.7  68.2 61.5 66.7 71.6 77.5 74.8 74.6 66.1
Employees with Disabilities 116 of 194 0.0  56.4 68.6
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 184 of 230 0.0  57.7 75.1
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