Agency Report

Forest Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  361  

2018 Engagement Score
52.9

Change from 2017
-7.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Website
http://www.fs.fed.us/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 361 of 415 -7.2  52.9 60.1 57.6 53.7 51.9 49.0 53.4 58.1 56.3 53.3 59.9 57.9 60.6
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 381  of 408 -5.6  47.1 52.7 50.5 48.2 47.0 46.0 49.2 50.3 49.3 47.8 52.8 50.2 50.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 375  of 408 -6.1  39.7 45.8 42.8 41.4 37.8 35.8 39.2 43.1 41.5 43.2 46.9 43.9 48.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 354  of 408 -7.4  49.2 56.6 54.6 51.7 51.0 50.4 51.6 52.4 51.6 49.3 51.3 51.4 48.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 390  of 408 -7.3  31.5 38.8 36.1 33.8 32.5 33.2 36.9 39.6 37.7 35.3 43.0 38.7 41.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 336  of 408 -2.5  65.5 68.0 66.6 64.3 64.2 61.7 65.2 63.6 63.8 61.8 66.4 64.4 62.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 325  of 410 -1.8  75.2 77.0 75.6 74.3 73.7 73.0 74.3 79.0 75.1 75.2 79.0 78.2 79.9
Pay 379  of 410 -3.8  52.7 56.5 55.0 53.3 53.1 47.8 56.4 55.8 63.2 59.1 63.4
Strategic Management 395  of 409 0.4  47.8 47.4 46.3 44.3 41.8 40.5 43.6 47.8 47.3 47.6 51.3 50.5 53.4
Teamwork 362  of 409 -2.4  63.5 65.9 63.6 62.1 60.6 60.2 62.0 63.1 63.3 70.0 72.7 69.0 68.7
Innovation 351  of 409 -2.4  60.2 62.6 60.8 58.6 56.9 55.8 57.8 61.0 60.1
Training and Development 312  of 410 -3.8  57.3 61.1 60.3 58.2 55.1 53.1 55.2 60.2 59.0 59.5 64.8 65.6 65.8
Work–Life Balance 401  of 409 -3.7  49.1 52.8 52.6 50.8 50.0 47.3 51.2 51.6 53.9 52.5 54.6 58.8 60.6
Support for Diversity 329  of 409 -5.8  56.7 62.5 58.4 57.7 57.9 55.7 58.8 56.9 58.7 62.2 64.0 60.6 65.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 383  of 408 -3.5  39.8 43.3 41.6 38.5 36.5 35.5 38.7 41.7 42.7 40.0 43.0 39.5 40.2
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 (2017)
1,050 ( 4.4% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
1,044

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.9%

Employees left (2017)
1,935 ( 8.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
1,912


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