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.
Specialized Experience (for positions at GS-4 and above): Experience that involved oral presentation of historical, scientific, or program information to groups; or developing and/or revising technical, historical, or scientific information for oral presentation to groups.
For GS-3: Successful completion of 1 year of study that included at least 6 semester hours in courses such as American history, science, and/or public speaking.
For GS-4: Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 12 semester hours in subjects such as those shown above for GS-3.
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.