Congrats DHS, We Did It!

It’s official, we now rank last for employee job satisfaction. I would like to thank those in Border Patrol management for doing their part, especially Chief Harris is Blaine. Way to come in and make things worse!

Where to Find the Government’s Happiest Employees
By Kellie Lunney
4:50 PM ET
Federal employees overall are about as happy with their jobs and agencies as they were last year, according to the 2014 governmentwide survey assessing everything from
trust in senior leadership (down) to satisfaction with pay (up).
Morale isn’t exactly off the charts in many agencies. But things could be worse, especially considering sequestration, last year’s government shutdown and scandals at the
Internal Revenue Service, Veterans Affairs Department and Secret Service. The 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, released on Friday, showed 59 percent of
respondents overall reported being satisfied with their jobs and working environment.
The so-called “global satisfaction index” includes feedback from employees on their level of contentment with their jobs, pay, and organization as well as whether they
would recommend their agency as a good place to work. Three of those four areas were down from 2013; satisfaction with pay increased 2 percent from 2013 to 56 percent,
perhaps because the three-year pay freeze ended this year.
Nearly 400,000 employees filled out this year’s survey from 82 agencies across government. The survey was administered from April to June.
So, where you can you find some of the most (and least) content federal employees? Here’s a list of the top and bottom five large departments and agencies, and where they
rank on overall employee satisfaction. Numbers represent the percent of employees reporting overall job satisfaction. OPM also provides the same breakdown for small and
independent agencies in the 2014 survey.
1. NASA – 74 percent
2. Nuclear Regulatory Commission – 73 percent
(tie) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – 71 percent
State Department – 71 percent
(tie) Federal Trade Commission – 69 percent
Office of Personnel Management – 69 percent
Commerce Department – 69 percent
1. Homeland Security Department – 48 percent
2. National Archives and Records Administration – 49 percent
3. Broadcasting Board of Governors – 50 percent
4. Housing and Urban Development Department – 51 percent
(tie) Energy Department – 57 percent
Small Business Administration — 57 percent
Veterans Affairs Department – 57 percent
By Kellie Lunney
4:50 PM ET

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