State of Washington Class Specification
As a college or university Master's graduate of an accredited institution, trains for and performs professional information technology, engineering, natural, physical or health science, or allied assignments.
Incumbents in this class carry a Master's degree in information technology, engineering, or natural, physical or health science.
Incumbents normally advance to the next higher level class in their technical field following completion of an approved in-training plan of 6-24 months in duration.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
A Master's degree involving major study in information technology, engineering, natural, physical or health science or allied field such as: environmental science, park management, geology, biology, forestry, forensics, lab science, nursing, occupational health, etc.
College or university students, including state employees, who are enrolled and scheduled to complete their Master's degree requirements within 9 months may apply. The degree must be achieved, however, prior to appointment.
Note: Selective certification may be requested and applied to designated disciplines and/or internship/fellowship/work-study programs.
Class Specification History
New class: 6-12-92
Revised title, definition, distinguishing characteristics, and minimum qualifications: 9-13-02
New class code: (formerly 09242) effective July 1, 2007