Agency Report

National Park Service (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  128  

2017 Index Score
57.0

Change from 2016
3.2 


Parent Agency
Department of the Interior (Index Score: 63.9)
Mission
To preserve the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
Website
http://www.nps.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 128 of 150 3.2  57.0 53.8 53.1 53.7 55.1 61.3 61.0 63.7 59.8 58.2 62.5 64.1
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 131  of 147 3.0  51.0 48.0 47.0 47.2 47.9 50.6 50.6 51.0 46.8 46.4 46.1 50.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 122  of 147 4.5  46.2 41.7 40.5 39.8 40.0 44.1 46.0 45.5 44.2 45.1 45.4 46.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 114  of 147 3.9  53.5 49.6 46.8 48.4 48.5 49.9 49.8 48.7 44.8 44.4 44.0 50.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 137  of 147 1.4  38.3 36.9 37.3 38.1 40.5 43.6 44.0 43.8 38.5 36.3 34.1 39.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 117  of 147 3.3  64.9 61.6 60.0 59.4 59.0 61.2 59.9 62.2 57.3 58.2 59.4 61.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 95  of 149 2.1  77.3 75.2 74.4 74.4 74.7 77.8 79.4 78.9 78.3 78.3 78.8 81.0
Pay 136  of 149 2.4  54.1 51.7 52.2 52.2 49.7 56.1 56.3 62.4 58.2 59.3
Strategic Management 138  of 148 3.3  48.6 45.3 44.2 44.3 45.5 49.6 51.1 50.0 49.8 50.8 51.2 59.9
Teamwork 131  of 148 3.4  63.4 60.0 57.8 58.8 59.1 60.4 58.4 59.6 65.8 65.7 68.1 66.3
Innovation 113  of 148 2.6  62.5 59.9 58.5 57.9 57.6 61.6 62.8 62.3
Training and Development 133  of 149 3.4  55.2 51.8 50.2 48.5 46.3 50.9 50.9 53.3 50.8 49.9 50.8 53.2
Work–Life Balance 145  of 148 3.1  49.5 46.4 46.7 47.3 46.6 49.9 51.6 51.4 52.2 51.7 53.6 58.5
Support for Diversity 135  of 148 4.0  54.7 50.7 49.5 51.0 50.8 53.0 51.5 52.5 56.0 55.6 54.0 62.8
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 128  of 147 3.1  42.8 39.7 38.3 38.1 37.8 41.5 42.2 43.7 40.1 39.4 40.4 42.2
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 (2016)
596 ( 4.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
411

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.7%

Employees left (2016)
961 ( 7.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
1,052


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics