Agency Report

National Park Service (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  262  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 15 Energy and Environment Agencies

  15  

2016 Index Score
53.8

Change from 2015
0.7 


Parent Agency
Department of the Interior (Index Score: 61.0)
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.
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Looking at Agencies by Mission
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Website
http://www.nps.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 262 of 305 0.7  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 278 of 303 1.0  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 265 of 303 1.2  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 249 of 303 2.8  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 284 of 303 -0.4  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 261 of 303 1.6  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 206 of 304 0.8  75.2 74.4 74.4 74.7 77.8 79.4 78.9 78.3 78.3 78.8 81.0
Pay 274 of 304 -0.5  51.7 52.2 52.2 49.7 56.1 56.3 62.4 58.2 59.3
Strategic Management 289 of 304 1.1  45.3 44.2 44.3 45.5 49.6 51.1 50.0 49.8 50.8 51.2 59.9
Teamwork 275 of 304 2.2  60.0 57.8 58.8 59.1 60.4 58.4 59.6 65.8 65.7 68.1 66.3
Innovation 238 of 304 1.4  59.9 58.5 57.9 57.6 61.6 62.8 62.3
Training and Development 276 of 304 1.6  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 300 of 304 -0.3  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 284 of 304 1.2  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 278 of 303 1.4  39.7 38.3 38.1 37.8 41.5 42.2 43.7 40.1 39.4 40.4 42.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 197 of 285 2.7  59.0 56.3 55.6 58.1 64.4 66.2 65.4 59.7
Male 269 of 294 0.2  54.1 53.9 55.1 56.3 61.9 63.5 64.3 59.8
American Indian or Native American 11 of 25 -1.4  56.6 58.0 48.6 62.4 61.9 61.1 56.5
Asian 107 of 111 -2.8  45.6 48.4 52.1 56.6 63.4 68.0 66.2
Black or African-American 197 of 225 2.5  54.1 51.6 52.9 54.8 57.9 77.2 58.6 59.9
Hispanic or Latino 131 of 149 1.6  53.0 51.4 54.1 56.2 60.5 57.5 66.9 59.9
Multi-racial 69 of 99 -2.7  51.1 53.8 57.3 55.8 55.5 60.3 53.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0  45.0 50.8 57.1
White 253 of 299 1.2  56.9 55.7 56.1 57.7 64.0 65.0 65.8 60.0
Employees with Disabilities 164 of 194 2.9  50.9 48.0 43.7 48.4 53.3
LGBT 36 of 59 3.8  62.1 58.3
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 218 of 230 0.7  51.5 50.8 46.2 51.3 56.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 43 of 58 4.6  54.5 49.9
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 53 of 57 -1.2  46.1 47.3
IT Specialist 64 of 103 3.8  54.2 50.4
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 (2015)
502 ( 4.0% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
501

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.0%

Employees left (2015)
1,270 ( 10.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
1,027


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics