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WHAT IS THE CHIEF COUNSEL DIVISION? The mission of the Office of Chief Counsel is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position Travel is not required. Moving expenses are not authorized. HOW DO I APPLY? "It is really easy. Just click on the "How to Apply" tab above." WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov
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As a member of the Chief Counsel team you will be working in a dynamic, fast-paced office, providing clerical support in one or more of our Division's specialty areas. You may prepare routine and other special reports; establish and maintain files of correspondence and other subject-matter files; receiving telephone calls and visitors; arranging and scheduling appointments and conferences; and perform other various general administrative tasks for the office.
For the GS-3, you need 6 months of general experience as defined below. For the GS-4, you need 1 year of general experience as defined below. General experience is progressively responsible clerical office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
OR 1 year of education above high school (Vocational/Technical Certificate, Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree program). OR 2 years of education above high school To qualify based on education, submit current copy of your current transcript. GPA must be a minimum of 3.0 to enter the program and maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0. If selected, an official transcript is required prior to entry on duty.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the requirements of this announcement by the closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be rated based on education, training, and quality of your experience. You will respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following competencies: Ability to effectively and professionally interact with internal and external customers. Ability to establish and maintain office files, Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform a variety of clerical and administrative duties, Skill in the use of office automation equipment and software programs. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position. Failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "NOT QUALIFIED" determination for this position. For tips preparing your resume click http://www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/ResumeTips.pdf; for cover letter tips click
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Our benefits package includes:
Challenging work, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards;
Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year; applicants with prior federal service may have varying benefits;
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the individual listed in this announcement. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If the State Rehabilitation Center or the State Commission for the Blind has certified you as eligible for reasonable accommodation, you may wish to contact your counselor to apply for employment through the IRS Disability Employment Program in addition to applying for this vacancy announcement. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
Provide information to successfully complete a background investigation. Applicants must have a successfully adjudicated FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check) and a NACI or equivalent.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 (http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-9_IFR_02-02-09.pdf) ); one must be a valid state or federal government-issued picture identification. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. Employees must maintain PIV credential eligibility during their service with the Department of the Treasury.
Undergo a pre-employment federal income tax verification.
Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) participates in e-Verify (Employment Verification). IRS will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If it cannot be confirmed that you are authorized to work, we will provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.
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