CHAPTER 4

		     PHYSICAL SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

				   STRUCTURE

		CAREER LADDERS AND SAMPLE PROGRESSION PATTERNS

Career Ladders have been developed for the CP-19 career areas presently
identified. Career progression is separated into four career levels
which make up the "ladder" as follows:

	(a)  Grades 5-7, Intern Level

	     (i)  Entry positions such as an intern or functional trainee
in any career area.

	     (ii)  Progressive and broadening developmental assignments
with more responsibility and less supervision in preparation for movement
into the specialist level.

	(b)  Grades 9-12, Specialist Level

	     (i)  Continuing progressive and broadening developmental
assignments with minimal supervision.

	     (ii)  Performs functions and takes appropriate actions
with minimal supervision.

	(c)  Grades 12-13, Intermediate Level

	     (i)  Full performance specialist to senior specialist.
These positions are typically located at operating levels.

	     (ii)  Performs, in some instances, supervisory responsibilities.

	(d)  Grades 13-15, Management Level

	     (i)  Managerial positions and senior specialists in various
career areas.

	     (ii)  Perform, in some instances, supervisory responsibilities.

	     (iii)  Senior experts/advisors (non-supervisory positions)
in very broad and important areas of physical security and law enforcement
at Major Subordinate Command (MSC) headquarters, MACOM headquarters
or higher.

The Sample Progression Patterns (Career Ladders) (Appendix A) illustrate
possible routes that a careerist might follow up the career ladder in
each of the current CP-19 career areas. They are not meant to indicate
the only paths available, but rather the most desirable for suitable
career progression.
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