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Classification & Qualifications General Schedule Qualification Standards

Cargo Scheduling Series, 2144

Individual Occupational Requirements

Specialized Experience

For GS-5 positions:

Experience that provided a knowledge of transportation matters such as schedules, routes, bills of lading, manifests, classification of commodities, packaging and preservation, loss and damage prevention, transit privileges, rates, demurrage charges, diversions of shipments, handling costs, etc.

For positions at GS-6 and above:

Experience that involved scheduling the movement of cargo into or through one or more freight terminals in the appropriate amounts in order to balance the flow with the terminals' capacity to accommodate the freight and the carriers' capacity to transport the cargo.


Education and Training

For GS-5:

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in transportation or traffic management, economics, business administration, accounting, finance, statistics, or related fields, or (b) that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in such subjects.

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