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Qualifying specialized experience must have provided familiarity with the methods, procedures, and techniques involved in inspecting, detecting, identifying, eradicating, suppressing, or controlling plant pests, and in the enforcement of Federal and State quarantines. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
For GS-3: Successful completion of 1 year of study that included at least 4 semester hours in courses such as biology, plant pathology, entomology, zoology, botany, forestry, chemistry, agriculture, or physics.
For GS-4: Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 8 semester hours in courses such as those shown above For GS-3.
For GS-5: Successful completion of 4 years of study that included at least 16 semester hours in courses 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.