As a Data Transcriber, you will:
Review documents for specific requirements necessary for processing. Process current year and/or prior year individual and/or business returns and related information.
Bring documents into compliance with the required format or initiate action to obtain or clarify information not otherwise available. Identify and properly route correspondence (e.g., letters, powers of attorney, etc) to appropriate function for processing.
Interpret taxpayer's intent from available data and complete the document in the required format.
Identify and review Forms W-2 attached to Forms 1040EZ and 1040PC for conditions meeting Criminal Investigation criteria and code the returns appropriately.
Prepare documents for scanning by detaching Forms W-2, correspondence, unnecessary schedules, etc. from the returns; removes staples and paper clips; and makes necessary repairs to ensure documents are scannable.
Perform original entry, character identification, and/or data validation functions.
You must meet the following eligibility and basic qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
If selected for employment, you must pass a two week training course to continue employment as a Data Transcriber.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older, or at least 16 years of age or older, and meet one of the following: (1) have graduated from high school or have a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; (2) have completed a formal vocational training program; or (3) have a statement from school authorities agreeing with the decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS - GS-3 LEVEL:
A. Six (6) months of general clerical related experience. The experience could have been progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire to perform the duties of this position. This may be paid or non-paid experience. OR
B. Completion of an intensive, specialized course of study of less than 1 year. Courses may have been obtained through a business or technical school, or military training program, and should include up to 40 hours per week of instruction for at least 3 months duration. The course must have been designed specifically as career preparation for the work of the position being filled. OR
C. One (1) year of education above the high school level in any field of study obtained from an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school. OR
D. A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above.
A. One (1) year or twelve (12 months) of general experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-3) in the Federal government. General experience - Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. This may be paid or non-paid experience. OR
B. Two (2) years of education above the high school level (education may have been obtained in an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school. OR
C. A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above.
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