The Former Structure:
The former classification plan consisted of approximately 1,650
individual job classifications.
The New Structure:
Families are divided into Career
Groups. Career Groups are comprised of Roles.
- An Occupational Family is a broad grouping of jobs
that share similar vocational characteristics.
- A Career Group is a sub-group of an Occupational
Family. A Career Group identifies a specific occupational
field common to the labor market.
- A Role describes a broad group of occupationally
related positions that represent different levels of work
or career progression.
- The former 1,650 job classifications have been reduced to
approximately 300 broader Roles.
- A work title is a specific title used by an agency to describe
a specific position.