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Experience and Educational Requirements - Clerical
The following table shows the amounts of education and/or experience required to qualify for positions covered by this standard.  Although post high school education can be substituted for experience as described in the table, none of the clerical positions require education beyond high school to minimally qualify.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for further description of general or specialized experience, as required experience is related to the specific position being filled.
GRADE/
POSITIONS
GENERAL EXPERIENCE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE EDUCATION

GS-1
All positions

None

None

None

GS-2
All positions

3 months

None

High school graduation
or equivalent

GS-3
Clerk-Steno
-----------------
All other positions

6 months

None

High school graduation
or equivalent
-----------------
1 year above high school

GS-4
All positions

1 year

None

2 years above high school

GS-5
Clerk-Steno
---------------
All other positions

2 years
---------------
none

None
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1 year equivalent to at least GS-4

4 years above high school
(except Reporting Stenographer)

GS-6 and
above
All positions

None

1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level

Generally, not applicable

Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels and positions for which both education and experience are acceptable. Proficiency requirements are described below.