Agency Report

Office of Water

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  341  

2019 Engagement Score
55.6

Change from 2018
1.3 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Engagement Score: 60.3)
Mission
To ensure drinking water is safe, and restore and maintain oceans, watersheds and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants and wildlife.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/ow/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 341 of 420 1.3  55.6 54.3 54.5 59.9 58.5 48.8 52.6 63.0 65.6 71.8 63.7 62.0 64.4 58.7
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 324  of 413 0.5  53.6 53.1 55.7 57.3 53.4 48.3 50.4 55.4 57.6 59.3 54.1 54.5 57.5 50.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 362  of 413 -4.1  41.4 45.5 47.3 46.7 43.0 40.6 39.4 45.6 49.4 53.3 49.7 50.2 53.9 47.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 255  of 413 5.5  56.9 51.4 56.8 57.2 54.6 50.7 51.6 52.4 51.2 53.5 47.9 46.9 45.9 42.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 388  of 413 -0.9  32.3 33.2 40.6 53.4 46.3 39.6 45.6 52.1 53.4 55.9 47.2 47.7 52.0 45.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 51  of 413 1.6  79.4 77.8 74.3 66.5 65.1 59.7 60.3 65.2 69.1 68.8 66.4 67.1 70.6 60.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 338  of 415 -1.3  75.4 76.7 73.0 72.8 69.5 64.9 67.8 75.1 75.8 77.9 74.6 75.4 76.6 76.8
Pay 163  of 415 1.5  66.7 65.2 66.2 62.7 57.7 54.7 49.8 59.9 64.2 69.3 59.1 65.4
Strategic Management 268  of 414 1.8  58.1 56.3 54.1 51.5 42.6 36.8 45.5 51.2 54.0 56.3 54.2 53.0 59.6 54.1
Teamwork 167  of 414 -2.2  72.9 75.1 73.0 66.2 69.7 57.8 63.3 65.2 64.4 63.0 71.8 70.2 71.6 59.1
Innovation 174  of 414 -2.3  68.2 70.5 68.9 67.3 62.3 57.4 58.1 64.4 65.4 68.2
Training and Development 241  of 415 -1.2  61.8 63.0 60.4 57.4 51.8 49.9 47.5 56.3 59.8 64.9 61.1 63.9 63.5 53.6
Work–Life Balance 320  of 414 1.4  58.3 56.9 57.9 54.1 55.6 46.4 51.6 57.0 56.6 60.6 55.7 54.0 62.9 59.4
Support for Diversity 166  of 414 -3.3  63.1 66.4 65.3 59.8 57.8 56.6 59.7 63.8 63.1 65.0 63.8 62.5 67.5 58.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 142  of 413 1.0  54.2 53.2 51.5 49.8 44.7 37.1 39.4 45.6 46.8 51.5 50.7 49.0 54.0 45.0
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