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Autopsy Assistant Series, 0625

Individual Occupational Requirements


Specialized Experience (for positions at GS-4 and above): Experience in work such as an autopsy assistant, morgue attendant, surgical assistant, laboratory assistant, or embalmer's assistant that provided a knowledge of human anatomy, skill in identifying or using surgical instruments, and knowledge of aseptic techniques.


Education and Training:

For GS-3: Successful completion of l year of study with at least 6 semester hours in courses such as biology, human anatomy, physiology, or zoology that included laboratory work. Applicants may substitute successfully completed training in the Armed Forces that included the subjects of human anatomy, veterinary anatomy, or physiology for up to 3 months of general experience.

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