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Classification & Qualifications General Schedule Qualification Standards

Geophysics Series, 1313

Individual Occupational Requirements

Basic Requirements:

  1. Degree: that included at least 30 semester hours in mathematics (including calculus) and the physical sciences (geophysics, physics, engineering, geology, astronomy, meteorology, electronics, etc.).

    or

  2. Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

For Department of the Interior Positions with Pilot Duties

Applicants must:

  • Possess a current FAA Commercial Airman Certificate with ratings appropriate for the duties performed;

  • Possess an instrument rating;

  • Have completed a minimum of 500 hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command and 25 hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command at night; and

  • Possess a current Class II Medical Certificate.

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