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Experience that provided knowledge of the properties and characteristics of the regulated commodities and substances in the position to be filled, skill in applying proper techniques for collecting samples and performing field tests and examinations, skill in reporting both orally and in writing, and skill in maintaining effective personal contacts. Such experience may have been acquired in work such as consumer safety inspector or inspection aid, food inspector, public health inspector, or quality inspection specialist.
Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those in the agricultural, biological, or physical sciences, food technology, epidemiology, home economics, pharmacy, engineering, or nutrition.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses in subjects such as those shown above for GS-4.
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.