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#1

What is the definition of “Public Trust” as it applies to security clearance gradations?


#2

Unsure of what you are asking!


#3

What is a “public trust” clearance? Where does it rank vis-a-vis other types of clearances (S, TS, SCI, etc.)


#4

Do some research on your own to better understand. Here are a few sites to get started:
https://www.clearancejobsblog.com/a-guide-to-position-designation-and-investigation-type/

https://www.clearancejobsblog.com/opms-5-tiered-background-investigations-system-draws-unfavorable-comments/

https://www.clearancejobsblog.com/dod-suitability-and-fitness-guide-a-good-resource-for-public-trust-and-other-positions/


#5

@xenonman Also, see https://news.clearancejobs.com/2013/04/29/what-is-a-public-trust-position/


#6

Thanks for your reply, Eric!