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Classification & Qualifications General Schedule Qualification Standards

Traffic Management Series, 2130

Individual Occupational Requirements

Education

Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position.

or

Experience

General Experience (for GS-5 positions): Experience that provided a general knowledge and under-standing of traffic or transportation programs or operations.

Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5): Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:

  • Managing or participating in managing a transportation or traffic program involving (1) operating a transport or traffic system to move passengers or commodities of an organization when there is accountability for operating costs, (2) operating a transportation system to provide common carrier types of services to shippers, and (3) procuring common or other carriers and other transportation services to move an organization's personnel, freight, and/or other commodities.
  • Conducting or participating in conducting surveys and studies of the traffic management function, operating methods, procedures, and performance.
  • Making presentations on traffic matters before Federal, State, or local regulatory bodies.
  • Performing loss and damage prevention work when this included responsibilities such as policy and procedures formulation and studies of traffic operations and services.
  • Negotiating with carriers and/or regulatory bodies on questions of rates, transit privileges and charges, special services and charges thereof, and classification of commodities.
  • Providing advisory service involving commodity analysis from the transportation standpoint.

or

Certificate

Possession of a certificate as Certified Member, American Society of Transportation and Logistics meets the requirements for GS-5. Persons with such certificates may also qualify for higher grade levels based on their education and/or experience.

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