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Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
Agencies may pay a recruitment or relocation incentive to an eligible individual who is appointed to one of the following categories of positions: General Schedule (GS); senior-level or scientific or professional (SL/ST); Senior Executive Service (SES); Federal Bureau of Investigation and Drug Enforcement Administration (FBI/DEA) SES; law enforcement officer (LEO); Executive Schedule (EX); prevailing rate (wage) positions; and positions in a category for which payment of recruitment or relocation incentives has been approved by OPM at the request of the head of an executive agency. (See 5 CFR 575.103 and 575.203.)
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