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Experience in cartography or in a related field such as photogrammetry or geodesy, where the work required similar knowledge and skills.
Successful completion of l year of study that included at least 6 semester hours in courses such as cartography, relevant mathematical and statistical sciences, or related sciences, e.g., physical geography or geodesy. Not more than 3 of the 6 semester hours should have been in mathematics or statistics.
Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3. Not more than 6 of the 12 semester hours should have been in mathematics or statistics.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included at least 18 semester hours in courses such as those shown above for GS-3. Examples of acceptable courses include cartography, astronomy, geodesy, photogrammetry, oceanography, computer science, land surveying, geophysics, remote sensing, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. Not more than 9 of the 18 semester hours should have been in mathematics or statistics.
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.