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These positions require a professional oom of education theories, principles, processes, and practices at early childhood, wwww, secondary, or post secondary levels, or in adult or continuing education. The Handbook of Occupational Groups and Families is divided into two parts: Positions in fevclass series require a knowledge of and skill in fedcalss air traffic control procedures, but do not require knowledge of aircraft separation standards or the ability to provide preflight or in-flight safety or weather briefings.

Work in the series requires skills in written and oral communication, analysis, and interpersonal relations.

These positions require redclass basic knowledge and understanding of one or more of the natural or social sciences, engineering, fedclaass military science, but do not demand, as a primary qualification requirement, full knowledge of the current state of the art. Classification Work that involves position evaluation; establishing and maintaining a position classification program to determine appropriate pay system, occupational grouping, title and grade of positions; and advising on position and organization design.

The work requires ffdclass a broad knowledge of one or more scientific, engineering, technical, or other disciplines or fields of interest sufficient to understand the significance and relationships of the concepts and ideas contained in the information, and b a practical knowledge of one or more techniques for organizing, accessing, or disseminating information.

Characteristic of positions in this series is some knowledge of human anatomy and of embalming processes, and skill in dissecting procedures. Positions in this series require some degree of specialized knowledge of some or all of the logistics support activities involved.

Work in this series requires knowledge of: The positions require technical rather than professional knowledge and abilities for full performance and, therefore, do not require education and training equivalent in scope and nature to that required for professional positions in community planning.

Employees in this series fedclaass perform one or more of the following functions: It includes a range of levels of difficulty and responsibility for covered positions from grades GS1 to GS The work involves planning training programs for these individuals; placing them in gainful employment; and supervising them while in training and during adjustment to the job.

The paramount qualification requirement is a practical knowledge of the methods, procedures, regulations, and purposes of the equal opportunity or civil rights functions the positions support. Work requires knowledge of: These positions do not have line authority. It also covers fire service positions that control hazardous materials incidents; train personnel in fire protection and prevention; operate fire communications equipment; develop and implement fire protection and prevention plans, procedures, and standards; and advise on improvements to structures for better fire prevention.


Such work may cut across and require understanding of scientific methods and techniques common to several recognized professional fields in the health, medical or allied sciences e. These positions require the ability to apply the specialized principles and practices of health care management in directing a health care delivery httpp. Therapists also devise adaptations of equipment to meet the specific needs of patients.

Office of Personnel Management 43 Series in this group are: Most positions also require a high degree of analytical ability and a general knowledge of the principles and processes of program management and intergovernmental relations. Office of Personnel Management 63 Prosthetic Representative Series This series covers positions the duties of which are to administer, supervise, or perform work concerned with rendering prosthetic and sensory aids services to disabled patients.

The work requires a combination of artistic abilities, technical knowledge and skills, and ability to understand the subject matter concepts ogv assigned exhibits projects are intended to convey.

Technician work in fdeclass involves preparing thin sections of tissue specimens including fixing, clearing, infiltrating, embedding, sectioning, staining, and mounting. Series fddclass designated by a title and number such as the Accounting Series, eww the Secretary Series, htrp the Microbiology Series, Flysheet Flysheets provide some information about a series and may suggest standards and guides to use for determining grade levels under the General Schedule or Federal Wage System, but include no grade level criteria.

These duties require knowledge of economic, social, cultural, and political conditions in the country of assignment and of United States foreign policy.

The work requires the ability to apply a practical knowledge of therapeutic methods and techniques but does not require a full professional knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of the specialized field of therapy. This work, in its various aspects, requires: Sociologists are concerned primarily with the study of patterns of group and organizational behavior, social interaction, wfs6914 social situations in which interaction occurs.

Such work requires knowledge of professional archeological principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques. All positions classified to a student trainee series should be titled Student Trainee followed by a parenthetical title consistent with the occupational field involved; for example: Office of Personnel Management 97 Document Analysis Series This series covers all classes of positions the duties of which are to direct, administer, fds6914, advise on, or perform technical work in examining and identifying questioned documents.

The purpose of security guard work is to protect and prevent loss of materials or vedclass that are important for national defense, for public health or safety, or as national treasures. This series covers, but is not limited to, the following specialties: The work requires applying an intensive and practical knowledge of the characteristics, properties, and uses of equipment.

Performance of the work requires a practical knowledge of normal and certain abnormal animal health conditions, agency policy and guidelines applicable to the work, and related animal health laws and regulations.

Office of Personnel Management 90 Series in this group are: This includes the following: Such information covers the political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, scientific, or military trends or conditions in foreign or domestic areas that affect the national security.

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The level of education and experience completed by the student is a major consideration in establishing the level of on-the-job training and work assignments during periods of employment. Such support work includes editing manuscripts for basic grammar and clarity of expression as well as marking copy for format.

Data transcribing work that is combined with clerical work is covered by this series unless the clerical work requires specialized experience or training that constitutes the paramount qualification requirement of the position. The activities of educational therapists are directed to achieving therapeutic objectives such as diminishing emotional stress of a patient, providing a sense of achievement, and channeling energies into acceptable forms of behavior.

Such positions are properly classified in the Biological Technician Series, Some positions also require a practical knowledge of chemistry, pharmacology, physics, and mathematics.

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The work typically involves the compounding of prescriptions of physicians, dentists, and other licensed practitioners; the formulation, preparation, bulk compounding, selection, dispensing and preservation of drugs, medicines, and chemicals; research and investigation in developing special vehicles or variations of standard formulas to meet the needs of individual patients and in developing original techniques of compounding and making available for use new investigational drugs; advising on drug therapy and usage; or performing administrative, consultative, or staff advisory work concerning the administration of a pharmacy program for hospital, clinic, or other medical care facility.

The primary requirement of the work is competence in the rigorous methods of scientific inquiry and analysis. The positions do not require professional knowledge and abilities for full performance and therefore do not require training equivalent in type and scope to that represented by the completion of a professional curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture.

Metallurgy is the art and science of extracting metals from their ores, refining them, alloying them and preparing them for use, and studying their properties and behavior as affected by the composition, treatment in manufacture, and conditions of use.

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Manual arts therapists evaluate giv potential of patients; devise projects and equipment to maintain or improve skills of patients fwss6914 promote recovery; and evaluate patient’s ability to work in an actual or simulated work environment.

Duties require knowledge of aseptic techniques and sterilization practices; the care, functioning, and uses of supplies, equipment, sets, and instruments; and methods for the preparation, storage, and issue of sterile and nonsterile medical supplies and the maintenance of adequate stock levels.

These positions are filled by persons who have a major disability and who have demonstrated their ability to wear and use successfully a major prosthetic device.