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.
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Undergraduate Education: Major study -- any field of study in an accredited college or university.
Graduate Education:Major study -- fields related to the position to be filled.
General Experience (for GS-5 positions): Experience that provided a knowledge of the characteristics, uses, and properties of equipment. This experience may have been gained in trades or crafts, engineering technician, production control, inspection, or other work related to the specialization of the position to be filled.
Technical school may be credited as general experience in accordance with the following criteria:
Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5): Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.