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Position classification standards and functional guides define Federal white collar occupations, establish official position titles, and describe the various levels of work.
The documents below provide general information used in determining the occupational series, title, grade, and pay system for positions performing white collar work in the Federal Government.
Position classification standards provide information used in determining the occupational series and title for positions performing white collar work in the Federal Government. They also provide grading criteria for positions classified under the General Schedule (GS) Classification System.
If a series is not included in this list, we have not issued a specific classification standard for that series. Documents on the Classifying White Collar Positions webpage provide series definitions and guidance on classifying positions in series with no published standard.
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Functional guides are used to determine the grade of broad categories of Federal white collar work classified under the General Schedule (GS) Classification System.
Refer to the Introduction to the Position Classification Standards or The Classifier's Handbook for more information on the use of functional guides.