Recruits are the lowest ranking members of OSRS. Technically Recruits have not been officially accepted to the ranks, due to a number of possible circumstances. Recruits do not have an accompanying insignia.
Initiates are members of the OSRS squad that have been officially accepted. While they do not have any major responsibilities, they do still count for a vote on internal matters.
Officers are typically members of the squad that have shown leadership and remain active. These members are seen as veteran squad members.
Knights are the highest ranking non-administration rank in the squad. Knights have roster abilities, and may accept, decline or remove members from the squad.
Masters are the second highest ranking officials in OSRS. There are only ever a few Masters at a given time. They are responsible for recruitment and moderation, and can make most decisions in the squad. Masters may also give out squadron directives and goals. Division leaders are given this rank.
There may be only one Judge at any given time. The Judge oversees all divisions. They are responsible for all squad matters and is the final decision maker.