First Appointment Leader Competencies
A first appointment leader or new leader, while not grade specific, is defined as a Service employee below the General Schedule (GS) wage level of GS-11 or similar Wage Grade (WG) level. The first appointment leader is assuming leadership duties for the first time, typically as a new supervisor or team leader. The first appointment leader may not be a supervisor of record but demonstrates leadership abilities..
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