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Careers Qualifications Outdoor Recreation Planning Series, 0023

 
Outdoor Recreation Planning Series, 0023
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    The following requirements are prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management External link and used to determine minimum qualifications.

    Individual Occupational Requirements  

    Education
    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- outdoor recreation planning or a related field such as: sociology, forestry, landscape architecture, economics, biological science, park administration, earth science, natural resource management and conservation, civil engineering, urban planning, or recreation. Applicants who qualify on the basis of graduate work in related disciplines must have one or more courses in outdoor recreation.

    OR

    Experience
    General Experience (for GS-5 positions): Experience that provided a knowledge of the requirements and practices of outdoor recreation planning or natural resource utilization and conservation.

    Education and experience requirements
    The following table shows the amounts of education and/or experience required to qualify for positions covered by this standard.


    GRADE

    EDUCATION

    EXPERIENCE

    GENERAL

    SPECIALIZED

    GS-5

    4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree

    3 years, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least GS-4

    None

    GS-7

    1 full year of graduate level education
    or
    superior academic achievement

    None

    1 year equivalent to at least GS-5

    GS-9

    master's or equivalent graduate degree
    or
    2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
    or
    LL.B. or J.D., if related

    None

    1 year equivalent to at least GS-7

    GS-11

    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
    or
    3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
    or
    LL.M., if related

    None

    1 year equivalent to at least GS-9

    GS-12
    and
    above

    None

    None

    1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level

    NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.