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.
Excluded from coverage by this standard are (1) supervisory positions that require the incumbent to possess the specialized knowledge and skills of the subordinate positions and that require prior experience in the work supervised or (2) the performance of nonsupervisory duties that require the specialized knowledge and skills of another series.
For all positions in this series, applicants must have had 1 year of experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level that demonstrated the knowledge and skills necessary for successful performance of supervisory duties and responsibilities appropriate to the position to be filled. Such knowledge and skill may be evidenced by assignments in which the applicant:
Experience may have been gained in a variety of assignments, such as work leader, senior clerk or technician, or through successful performance of work with significant responsibility and independence.
Use the Qualification Standard for Supervisory Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.