Superior Qualifications and Special Needs Pay-Setting Authority
Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 467
Revision Date: 08/20/2008
Responsible Office: HR
File Name: 467mac_082008
These guidelines set forth USAID’s policy directives and required procedures, criteria, and responsibilities, for using the superior qualifications and special needs pay-setting authority in 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 5333 and codified in 5 CFR 531.212 to set the payable rate of basic pay for an employee above the minimum rate (step 1) of the grade for the employee’s position of record.