1412 — Technical Information Services Series*
This series includes positions that involve supervision or performance of work in developing, coordinating, processing, and transmitting specialized information. The work requires (a) a broad knowledge of one or more scientific, engineering, technical, or other disciplines or fields of interest sufficient to understand the significance and relationships of the concepts and ideas contained in the information, and (b) a practical knowledge of one or more techniques for organizing, accessing, or disseminating information. Common functions in the occupation are indexing; developing and maintaining thesauri; preparing bibliographies, digests, and reports; searching subject-oriented literature and databases, and cataloging highly specialized materials. Some positions also require proficiency in one or more foreign languages.