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Senior Executive Service (SES) Onboarding Program - Department Overview

The following is key departmental-level information about the agency, including its leadership and organizational structure. (Review within first 30 days)

DOC VALUES

INTEGRITY – We hold ourselves accountable in everything we do

SERVICE – We serve the American people by fostering the conditions to achieve sustainable economic growth, to enable opportunity, and to improve the quality of life

EXCELLENCE – We strive to achieve individual and organizational excellence through continual improvement, innovation and collaboration

MISSION

To create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity.

STRATEGIC PLAN

The Department is comprised of 12 bureaus that work together to drive progress in four key goal areas:

Read the DOC Strategic Plan Summary here or the entire plan.

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

DOC’s organizational structure provides an overall view of the bureaus and offices that employ the agency’s nearly 47,000 employees.

KEY EXECUTIVES & BIOGRAPHIES

DOC’s executive leadership team is among the best and brightest of the U.S. Government.

BUREAUS AND OFFICES

DOC administers critical programs that touch the lives of every American through its 12 bureaus.

OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

The mission of the OIG is to improve the programs and operations of the Department of Commerce through independent and objective oversight. Visit the OIG website for more information.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY (OS)

OS is the general management arm of the Department and provides the principal support to the Secretary in formulating policy and in providing advice to the President.

BUDGET BRIEFINGS, ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN/REPORTS, AND STRATEGIC PLAN

Budget Briefings, Congressional Budget Justification and Annual Performance Plans are available here.

FEDERAL EMPLOYEE VIEWPOINT SURVEY

The FEVS is a way for employees to communicate openly and honestly with Federal leaders about their experience and engagement in the workplace. To view the latest survey data visit the DOC website.

DOC COUNCILS

The Department has several Councils on which you may be invited to participate:

DOC Buildings in the Washington, DC Area

DOC Herbert C. Hoover Building Washington, DC (Houses some BIS, EDA, ESA,ITA, MBDA, NOAA, NTIA, OIG, and OS employees)

U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland Federal Center – Suitland, Maryland

BEA Building – Washington, DC

NIST Gaithersburg Campus – Gaithersburg, Maryland

NOAA National Capital Region (NCR) Building Management Branch – Silver Spring, Maryland

USPTO Headquarters – Alexandria, Virginia