Compensation - EEO Categories
Officials and Administrators
Occupations in which employees set broad policies, exercise overall responsibility
for execution of these policies, or direct individual departments or special phases of the agency's operations, or
provide specialized consultation on a regional, district or area basis. Includes: department heads, bureau chiefs, division
chiefs, directors, deputy directors, controllers, wardens, superintendents, sheriffs, police, fire chiefs, fire inspectors,
examiners (bank, hearing, motor vehicle, warehouse), inspectors (construction, building, safety, rent-and-housing, fire,
A.B.C. Board, license, dairy, livestock; transportation), assessors, tax appraisers and investigators, coroners, farm
managers, and kindred workers.
Occupations which require specialized and theoretical knowledge which is usually acquired through
college training or through work experience and other training which provides comparable knowledge. Includes: Personnel and
labor relations workers, social workers, doctors, psychologists, registered nurses, economists, dieticians, lawyers, system
analysts, accountants, engineers, employment and vocational rehabilitation counselors, teachers or instructors, police and
fire captains and lieutenants, librarians, management analysts, airplane pilots and navigators, and kindred workers.
Occupations which require a combination of basic scientific or technical knowledge and manual skill
which can be obtained through specialized post-secondary school education or through equivalent on-the-job training.
Includes: computer programmers, drafters, surveyors, licensed practical nurses, photographers, radio operators, technical
illustrators, highway technicians, technicians (medical, dental, electronic, physical sciences), police and fire sergeants,
inspectors (production or processing inspectors, testers and weighers), and kindred workers.
Protective Service Workers
Occupations in which workers are entrusted with public safety, security and
protection from destructive forces. Includes: police patrol officers, fire fighters, guards, deputy sheriffs, bailiffs,
correctional officers, detectives, marshals, harbor patrol officers, game and fish wardens, park rangers (except
maintenance), and kindred workers.
Occupations in which workers perform some of the duties of a professional or technician in a
supportive role, which usually require less formal training and/or expertise normally required for professional or technical
status. Such positions may fall within an identified pattern of staff development and promotion under a "New
Careers" concept. Included: research assistants, medical aids, child support workers, policy auxiliary welfare service
aids, recreation assistants, homemakers aides, home health aides, library assistants and clerks, ambulance drivers and
attendants, and kindred workers.
Administrative Support (Including Clerical and Sales)
Occupations in which workers are responsible for internal
and external communication, recording and retrieval of data and/or information and paperwork required in an office.
Includes bookkeepers, messengers, clerk-typists, stenographers, court transcribers, hearing reporters, statistical clerks,
dispatchers, license distributors, payroll clerks, office machine and computer operators, telephone operators, legal
assistants, sales workers, cashiers, toll collectors, and kindred workers.
Skilled Craft Worker
Occupations in which workers perform jobs which require special manual
skills and a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in the work which is acquired through on-the-job
training and experience or through apprenticeship or other formal training programs. Includes: mechanics and repairers,
electricians, heavy equipment operators, stationary engineers, skilled machining occupations, carpenters, compositors and
typesetters, power plant operators, water and sewage treatment plant operators, and kindred workers.
Occupations in which workers perform duties which result in or contribute to the comfort, convenience, hygiene or
safety of the general public or which contribute to the upkeep and care of buildings, facilities or grounds of public
property. Workers in this group may operate machinery. Includes: chauffeurs, laundry and dry cleaning operatives, truck
drivers, bus drivers, garage laborers, custodial employees, gardeners and groundskeepers.