DoD Personnel Demonstration Project Best Practices Federal Register 4/2/2003

Pay Banding page 16123

Five Career Groups, each with pay band levels. A career group and level replaces what are currently grades.

 

The five Career Groups:

A) Career Group 1 (CG 1) Scientific and Engineering Research

Level 1 is the equivalent of GS 5 12; Level 2, 13 15. Level 3 is a minimum of 120 percent of the minimum basic pay rate for GS-15 and a maximum of the basic pay for Senior Executive Service (SES) level 4 (ES-4).

B) Career Group 2 (CG 2) Professional and Administrative Management

Level 1 is the equivalent of GS 5 11; Level 2, GS 12 13; Level 3, GS 14 15; Level 4 is a minimum of 120 percent of the minimum basic pay rate for GS-15 and a maximum of the basic pay for Senior Executive Service (SES) level 4 (ES-4).

C) Career Group 3 (CG 3) Engineering, Scientific, and Medical Support

Level 1 is the equivalent of GS 1 4; Level 2, GS 5 7; Level 3, GS 8 11; Level 4, GS 12 & above to CG 2.

D) Career Group 4 (CG 4) Business and Administrative Support [these are the clerical support positions for CG 1 and 2 along with firefighters, police and security guards].

Level 1 is the equivalent of GS 1 4; Level 2, GS 5 7; Level 3, GS 8 10; Level 4, GS 11 & above to CG 2

E) Career Group 5 (CG 5) College Cooperative Education Program

Level 1 is the equivalent of GS 1 5; level 2, GS 6 8; Level 3, GS 9 11; Level 4, GS 12.

 

Supervisory Pay pages 16124 and 16141

Different levels of supervision are designated as A, B, C, and D. Each is entitled to a supervisory adjustment which can be reduced or removed if the duties change. A gets a 10% adjustment, B gets 20%, C gets 30% and D gets 45%.