WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS-SELF EMPLOYED (SB/SE) DIVISION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE? The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers.
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WHAT DOES A LEAD TAX EXAMINING TECHNICIAN DO?
As a Lead Tax Examining Technician, you will serve as the work leader for a team of tax examiners. In this role, you will carry out a full range of administrative and technical assistance. This work involves a diversity of issues related to a wide range of tax processing regulatory requirements and procedures administered by the Internal Revenue Service. As a lead, you will provide training, quality review and be an instructor or on-the-job instructor. In this position, you will lead and/or participate in team discussions, provide a positive environment and use sound judgment in resolving work issues.
As a Lead Tax Examining Technician, you will:
* Distribute, balance, monitor and report workload in accordance with established workflow or job specialization and maintain your own assigned inventory. * Assure equitable distribution among employees and timely accomplishment. * Amend or reject work not meeting established standards. * Maintain current knowledge of procedures, policies and directives to provide employees both classroom and OJT instructions. * Resolve simple informal complaints. * Complete unit quality reviews, provide reports on performance, progress and training needs of employees. * Make suggestions concerning personnel actions and recognition of outstanding performance. Provide feedback to the manager regarding employee performance when standards are not met. * Perform administrative duties in the absence of the manager.
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0592 Tax Examining
Conditions of Employment
* Please refer to \"Other Information.\" * Click \"Print Preview\" to review the entire announcement before applying. * Must be a U.S. Citizen or National. * IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments.
BILINGUAL POSITIONS ONLY: This is a bilingual position. Applicants will be required to demonstrate proficiency in Spanish. You must be able to speak, read and write the selected language in order to be considered proficient in that language. If you indicate language proficiency, you may be tested at some point in the hiring process to determine if you possess the required level of proficiency. If you are unable to demonstrate proficiency, you will not be qualified for these positions.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-8 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience working/adjusting individual and/or business accounts, applying tax laws, regulations, practices, tax forms, notices, bills, and other documents relative to this position. Your experience should be sufficient to identify the nature and scope of problems or issues; make appropriate adjustments to accounts, and advise the taxpayer of options available for meeting tax obligations. In addition, you should be familiar with on-line systems, research materials, technology and tools to resolve taxpayer's inquiries/issues.
* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part- time work is considered on a prorated basis. * To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:
You must have been at the GS-7 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.