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Federal Occupations Toolkit - White Collar Occupations
1311 — Physical Science Technician Series***

This series covers one-grade interval technical positions that supervise, lead, or perform nonprofessional work in the physical sciences that is not specifically included in other technical series in the Physical Sciences Group. Physical science technicians perform technical work in such fields as astronomy, chemistry, geology, physics, geophysics, health physics, metallurgy, and oceanography for which a specific technician series has not been established. Work in this series does not require full professional knowledge equivalent to that represented by completion of a bachelor’s degree in a physical science field.