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Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study - business administration, accounting, law, marketing, statistics, production management, industrial management, or other fields related to the position.
General Experience (for GS-5 positions): Experience that provided an understanding of general business and/or industrial practices, and that demonstrated the ability to deal satisfactorily with others. Such experience may have been gained in purchasing (contracting), accounting/auditing, logistics, maintenance, production (manufacturing), property utilization, marketing, industrial planning, storage or supply management, legal, financial, engineering, quality assurance, inventory control, data processing, inspection of material, or similar activities. Journey level experience in a trade or craft that provided knowledge of industrial operations and practices related to control of property is also qualifying. Successful completion of a formal training program in fields related to the position to be filled may also provide evidence of the required knowledge and skills.
Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5): Experience that demonstrated:
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.