DCIPS replaces CIPMS. Until all references can be updated, both terms may appear and are considered interchangeable.
Factor A - Essential Knowledges: (should be job specific)
--Kind/nature of knowledge, experience, or education needed;
--Nature/extent of skills required to apply these knowledges to accomplish the work.
Factor B - Guidelines:
--Nature & availability of guidelines used to perform the work;
--Degree of interpretation; judgment and originality required to use and develop new guidelines.
Factor C - Scope of Authority & Effect of Decisions:
--Nature of the work (purpose/breadth/depth of assignments);
--Effect of work products/services within/outside organization.
Factor D - Work Relationships:
--People, conditions and/or reasons for personal contacts;
--Skill needed to accomplish work through work relationships.
Factor E - Supervision Received:
--Nature & extent of direct/indirect controls exercised by supervisor.
--Employee’s independence & responsibility for completing the work.
--Review of completed work.