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Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Survey

2014 Results

Cover of DHS FEVS Report

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2014 FEVS, which was conducted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) between April 29 and June 6. The survey was sent to a sampling of employees randomly selected by OPM. Of the 93,375 DHS employees who received the survey, 42,798 responded answering questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2013 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2013 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was administered April 30 through June 14 by the Office of Personnel Management. Of the 81,983 employees randomly selected by OPM, 48% (39,090) responded and answered questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2013 Results cover page

2012 Results

2012 Results cover page

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was administered May 2 through June 20 by the Office of Personnel Management. Of the 176,990 eligible employees who received the invitation, 47% responded and answered questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2011 Results

The 2011 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey was administered by the Office of Personnel Management during April and May 2011 to gain employee insight on leadership, performance culture, personal work experiences and job satisfaction. The results will be used to inform ongoing action planning and address opportunities for improvement across the Department.

Department of Homeland Security 2011 Annual Employee Survey

2010 Results

Department of Homeland Security 2010 Annual Employee Survey

The Office of Personnel Management conducted the 2010 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (formerly known as the Federal Human Capital Survey) was administered during February and March 2010.

The results provide the Department with valuable information that enables components and senior leadership to understand employee concerns and develop targeted solutions.

2009 Results

The Department of Homeland Security 2009 Annual Employee Survey (AES) was conducted, from October 30 through December 22, 2009, to collect data on employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication. The results will be used to inform ongoing action planning and address opportunities for improvement across the Department.

  • Summary of Results (PDF, 7 pages - 159 KB). Please call 202-352-8409 if you need help with this document.
Department of Homeland Security 2009 Annual Employee Survey

2008 Survey Results

2008 Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Survey Cover

The Office of Personnel Management conducted the 2008 Federal Human Capital Survey to collect data on Department employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication.

Department managers will use the findings to help sharpen policies for improving our agency performance.

2007 Survey Results

The 2007 Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Survey (AES) was conducted to collect data on Department employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication.

Department managers will use the findings to help sharpen policies for improving our agency performance. The documents below contain the profile of the respondents and the survey results for each major component of the Department.

  • Summary of Results (PDF, 8 pages - 54 KB)
    Summary of Report Findings
  • Management Report (PDF, 70 pages - 1.39 MB)
    Survey background, organization of report, respondent characteristics, and overall summary
2007 Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Survey Cover
Last Published Date: October 3, 2014
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