WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSNINESS/SELF-EMPLOYED (SB/SE) DIVISION? 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 MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ASSISTANT DO? As a Management and Program Assistant you will perform a wide range of duties in IRS Business Units. These duties include researching specific programs or issues, collecting relevant statistics and other data, and assisting in preparing reports with supporting tables, charts and illustrations. Management and Program Assistants use word processing, database and spreadsheet software to prepare and create memos, reports and records in final form.
As a Management and Program Assistant, you will:
* Assist others in performing analytical and technical work. * Identify potential, actual problems and probable causes and provide recommendations for resolution. * Research special issues and gather pertinent statistics or information. * Prepare memoranda, preliminary reports, spreadsheets and charts showing findings of recommendations. * Perform administrative tasks (e.g., filing, timekeeping, organizing/coordinating meetings and conferences, ordering office supplies, etc.) * Revise procedures, guidelines, and controls as a result of changes in higher level procedures. * Use database or spreadsheet software to prepare a variety of documents.
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* Job family (Series)
0344 Management And Program Clerical And Assistance
* Assistants, Office * Office Assistants
Conditions of Employment
* 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
PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT (OFFICE AUTOMATION): In addition to meeting experience or education requirements, applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to type 40 words per minute. Applicants may be asked to participate in a typing/performance test, provide a certificate of proficiency from a school or other organization authorized to issue such certificates by the Office of Personnel Management local office, or by self-certifying their proficiency (which may be verified at a later step in the process). Performance test results and certificates of proficiency are acceptable for 3 years.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-07 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be qualifying, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate extensive knowledge of applicable programs, policies and procedures to analyze and evaluate information, interpret guidance, draw conclusions, coordinate studies or projects, and provide effective management/program support; Ability to coordinate, or advise on work efforts; discuss findings and resolve problems; Experience with tasks such as extracting information, assembling reports, and administratively monitoring contractor compliance; Thorough knowledge of work functions of assigned area and familiarity with objectives to identify problems and gather information; Ability working with automated software programs and computer equipment to prepare documents, input data, and compile and generate reports. This knowledge should be demonstrated using requisition processing, including RTS.
* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-timework; 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-06 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).