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Undergraduate Education: Major study -- any field.
Graduate Education: Major study -- industrial relations, personnel administration, or other fields related to the position such as business administration, labor economics, or law.
General Experience (for GS-5 positions): Experience that demonstrated the ability to understand legal provisions, regulations, and general principles and concepts, and to apply them to specific situations; to analyze verbal and numerical data, draw conclusions, and make decisions; and to present information or conclusions in clear oral and/or written language.
For GS-7 positions: Applicants must meet at least two of the following three specialized criteria requirements:
For positions at GS-9 and above: In addition to the criteria specified above for GS-7, applicants must have knowledge of and ability to apply the provisions of Federal wage and hour labor laws pertaining to wages, hours of work, or related conditions of employment.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
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Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.