Agency Report

National Park Service (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  285  

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 285 of 339 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 304  of 336 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 282  of 336 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 263  of 336 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 308  of 336 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 285  of 336 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 217  of 338 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 307  of 338 2.4  54.1 51.7 52.2 52.2 49.7 56.1 56.3 62.4 58.2 59.3
Strategic Management 316  of 337 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 304  of 337 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 274  of 337 2.6  62.5 59.9 58.5 57.9 57.6 61.6 62.8 62.3
Training and Development 300  of 338 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 330  of 337 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 307  of 337 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 302  of 336 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