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Classification & Qualifications General Schedule Qualification Standards

Office Drafting Series, 1021

Individual Occupational Requirements

Specialized Experience

(for positions at GS-4 and above): At least 6 months of the specialized experience required at GS-4 and above must have been office drafting experience. The remainder of the specialized experience must have been progressively responsible experience in cartographic, architectural, engineering, commercial, or office drafting that demonstrated the ability to perform satisfactorily at the grade level of the position to be filled.

OR

Education and Training:

For GS-3:

Successful completion of l year of study that included a course in mathematics, engineering, drafting, art, drawing, illustrating, or computer graphics.

For GS-4:

Successful completion of 2 years of study with at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3. A minimum of 6 of the 12 semester hours must have been in drafting courses.

For GS-5:

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with at least 24 semester hours in subjects such as those shown above for GS-3. A minimum of 12 of the 24 semester hours must have been in drafting courses.

Samples of Work (Optional): Applicants for positions at GS-4 and above may be required, at some point during the examining process, to submit at least three and no more than five samples of their own office drafting work that show their skill in graphic presentation.

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