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Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

Permanent Workforce: 9,830 Temporary Workforce: 134 Total Workforce: 9,964

Workforce Composition

Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander American Indian / Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Workforce 9,830 64.48% 35.52% 5.92% 74.22% 13.43% 4.67% 0.15% 0.71% 0.90% 1.24%
Major Occupations:
QUALITY ASSURANCE 2,774 87.24% 12.76% 6.27% 80.03% 9.81% 1.91% 0.29% 0.90% 0.79% 0.50%
CONTRACTING 2,041 46.59% 53.41% 4.95% 72.86% 16.02% 4.90% 0.05% 0.49% 0.73% 1.71%
GENERAL BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 1,236 74.27% 25.73% 6.23% 78.56% 9.47% 3.96% 0.08% 0.73% 0.97% 0.49%
GS-14 and GS-15* 129 67.44% 32.56% 3.88% 80.62% 6.98% 6.20% 0.00% 2.33% 0.00% 2.33%
Senior Pay Level* 9 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
SES 9 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 9 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, DCMA employed 122 (1.22%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 199 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 2 employees over FY 2008 and a decrease of 24 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 1.28% and for FY 2005 was 1.39%. Over the 5-year period DCMA had a net decrease of 0.17% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

DCMA timely processed 85.7% of the 56 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2009.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Age; (2) Race (Black/African American); and (3) Reprisal. Of the 31 complaints filed at DCMA, 12 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (White) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (Asian) discrimination, 7 contained allegations of color discrimination and 11 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 20 completed investigations, 10% were timely. DCMA's average time for completing an investigation was 306 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

DCMA's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 326 days in FY 2008 to 620 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

DCMA reported paying no monetary benefits for the one pre complaint settlement it reached in FY 2009. DCMA expended a total of $94,916 for 20 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,746.

DCMA agreed to pay a total of $2,000 plus other benefits for 4 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $500.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 52 4 56
Settlements 0 0% 1 25% 1 1.8%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 23 44.2% 0 0% 23 41.1%
Complaints Filed* 31 55.4%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 1 1.8%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2009 where counseling was also completed during FY 2009.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2009
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 56 36
Total Number Offered ADR 19 4
ADR Offer Rate* 33.9% 11.1%
ADR Participation Rate* 7.1% 2.8%
Total ADR Settlements 1 0
Total ADR Settlements Amount $0.00 $0.00

* EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

Timeliness in FY 2009
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2008 APD* FY 2009 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 56 48 85.7%
All Investigations 20 2 10% 239 306 28%
All Complaint Closures 36 326 620 90.2%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 12 1 8.3% 675 521 -22.8%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 10 19 813 4,178.9%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2009
Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 31
Total Closures 36
Settlements 4 11.1%
Withdrawals 0 0%
Total Final Agency Actions 32 88.9% 22 68.8% 10 31.3% 0 0%
Dismissals 10 31.3% 10 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 22 68.8% 12 54.5% 10 45.5% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 22 100% 12 54.5% 10 45.5% 0 0%