DCIPS replaces CIPMS. Until all references can be updated, both terms may appear and are considered interchangeable.
Factor A - Guidelines:
--Nature and availability of guidelines used to perform the work; and
--Degree of interpretation, including judgment and originality required to use the guidelines or develop new guides.
Factor B - Scope & Variety of Operations:
--Nature of supervisory/managerial workload and authority; and
--Variety of functions of the organization supervised.
Factor C - Work Relationships:
--Difficulty of attaining work goals and objectives through personal contacts;
--Nature, frequency, and purpose of person-to-person work relationships
Factor D - Supervision Exercised:
--Responsibility for technical & administrative supervision of the work; and
--Involvement in supervisory personnel functions.
Factor E - Complexity of Work Supervised:
--Grade level of highest non-supervisory work both technically and administratively supervised.