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Grade: 05

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience with accounting procedures and techniques to classify accounting transactions, maintain and reconcile accounts; Experience with automated and manual processing procedures, existing accounting systems, standard accounting codes, classifications, terminology and relationships to process a limited range of work. Your experience should involve recognizing transactions, codes, forms, or adjustment entries and selecting and applying the appropriate procedure to specific transactions.
OR
You may substitute education for general experience as follows:  Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of education above high school in any field of study from an accredited college or university.

Use the Experience Calculator and compute your experience, education, or business school training, or to compute an equivalent amount of combined experience, education and/or training. Use these results to select your response to the following question.
1 Which of the following is true about your education and/or experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience
  • I have a Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of progressive education above high school.
  • I have a combination or education and specialized experience equivalent to one (1) year of specialized experience, as defined above, using the Experience Calculator.
  • I do not have the required experience and/or education
2 (C) Which of the following kinds of guidance have you provided for your workplace? Answer to this question is required
  • On-the-job training
  • Mentoring
  • Assisting co-workers (e.g., providing one-on-one training or job aids)
  • Special assignment as coordinator or liaison
  • None of the above
3 (C) Which of the following tasks have you performed to contribute to the workplace environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Recognized peers for going above and beyond
  • Made suggestions to improve a task
  • Participated in a cross-functional team
  • Made suggestions to improve the work environment
  • None of the above
4

(K) Which of the following IRS systems have you used?

Answer to this question is required
  • Integrated Data Retrieval System (IDRS)
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Remittance Transaction Research (RTR) System
  • Control D or Electronic Online/Output Network System (EONS)
  • None of the above
5

(K) Which of the following is your highest level of experience resolving problems?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have resolved problems while in a work group lead position.
  • I have resolved problems as a subject matter expert.
  • I have resolved problems independently by using available resources (e.g., manuals)
  • I have resolved problems with assistance from others (e.g., supervisor).
  • None of the above
6

(K) Which of the following experience do you have working in Excel?

Answer to this question is required
  • Creating a spreadsheet
  • Trouble shooting formulas
  • Protecting worksheets
  • Creating macros
  • None of the above
7

(A) Which of the following describes your experience verbally communicating information to others?

Answer to this question is required
  • Responded to telephone inquiries
  • Participated in conference calls
  • Contributed technical information during a meeting
  • Taught a classroom course
  • None of the above
8

(A) Which of the following statements describes your highest level of experience communicating information to others in writing?

Answer to this question is required
  • Written technical documents (e.g., job aids, desk procedures)
  • Provided reports to management
  • Modified form letters
  • None of the above
9

(Q) Which of the following tools have you used to further your research to complete your work?

Answer to this question is required
  • SERP Advanced Research/Document 6209
  • Integrated Data Retrieval System (IDRS)Unit and Unit Security Representative (USR)Database (IUUD)
  • Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) for your business unit and IRM for other business units
  • Subject matter experts
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Control D
  • None of the above
10

(Q) Which of the following tasks describes how you have ensured the quality and accuracy of the work performed in your area?

Answer to this question is required
  • I performed peer-to-peer reviews.
  • I performed 100% quality reviews
  • I have been a quality reviewer
  • None of the above
11

(Q) Which of the following types of codes have you researched?

Answer to this question is required
  • Transaction Codes
  • Unpostable Codes
  • From and To Codes (SCFTR)
  • None of the above
12

(E) After you have completed your assigned tasks, which of the following have you done?

Answer to this question is required
  • Volunteered to help other teams
  • Volunteered to help others on my team
  • Requested additional tasks
  • None of the above
13 (E) Most of my experience has been: Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, diverse work assignments with specific deadlines.
  • Two or more similar or related tasks with specific deadlines
  • One assigned task to complete before receiving another.
  • None of the above

Grade: 06

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:  Experience with accounting procedures, techniques, terminology, and regulations to identify erroneous journal entries and perform extensive research to resolve account discrepancies and errors; Experience with automated accounting control system and manual procedures, extensive account structures and systems, the full range of accounting code classifications, subdivisions, associated codes, and documents to process extremely varied transaction. Experience should involve recognizing various standard transactions, codes or entries and selecting and applying the appropriate procedures to a specific transaction.

1 Which of the following is true about your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience as described above
  • I have less than one (1) year of full-time experience described above.
  • I have at least one year of full-time work experience, but it is in a field unrelated to the experience described above.
  • None of the above.
TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Under merit promotion procedures, Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. Time is credited based on calendar time served in a grade, regardless of the number of days or hours worked. If you currently hold or have previously held a position at the same (or equivalent) or higher grade/level in the Federal government as of this announcement, you will meet the TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS.
2 Please select the response that best describes your time in grade. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served one year at the next lower grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I currently occupy a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have previously occupied a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have less than one year in grade at the next lower level of the position for which I am applying.
3

(C) Which of the following kinds of guidance have you provided for your workplace?

Answer to this question is required
  • On-the-job training
  • Mentoring
  • Assisting co-workers (e.g., providing one-on-one assistance or job aids)
  • Special assignment as coordinator or liaison
  • Classroom instructor
  • Serving on a team to resolve a work related issue
  • None of the above
4 (C) Which of the following tasks have you performed to contribute to the workplace environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Shared a spreadsheet or function you automated with others in the work group
  • Participated in a cross-functional team
  • Submitted idea to a suggestion program (e.g., Best Practices suggestion program)
  • None of the above
5

(K) Which of the following IRS systems have you used?

Answer to this question is required
  • Integrated Data Retrieval System (IDRS)
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Remittance Transaction Research (RTR) System
  • Control D or Electronic Online/Output Network System (EONS)
  • Automated Non-Master File (ANMF)
  • Redesign Revenue Accounting Control System (RRACS)
  • None of the above
6

(K) Which of the following IRS Forms have you have experience with?

Answer to this question is required
  • 813 Document Register
  • 514B Accounts Transferred-In/ 2158 Credit Transfer Voucher/ 3413 Transcription list (Account Transfer-In)
  • 2424 Account Adjustment Voucher/ 3809 Miscellaneous Adjustment Voucher
  • 3244 Payment Posting Voucher/ 3245 Posting Voucher Refund Cancellation or Repayment
  • 3753 Manual Refund Posting Voucher
  • 4028 or 4028A Service Center Control File Adjustment Record
  • 8758 Excess Collections File Addition
  • None of the above
7

(K) Which of the following experience do you have working in Excel?

Answer to this question is required
  • Creating a spreadsheet
  • Trouble shooting formulas
  • Protecting worksheets
  • Creating macros
  • None of the above
8 (A) Which of the following describes your experience verbally communicating information to others? Answer to this question is required
  • Initiated telephone inquiries to gather information or data
  • Participated in conference calls
  • Facilitated or led a meeting
  • Taught a classroom course
  • None of the above
9

(A) Which of the following statements describes your highest level of experience communicating information to others in writing?

Answer to this question is required
  • Wrote technical documents (e.g., submission for IRM change, job aids, desk procedures)
  • Provided reports to management
  • Composed correspondence templates
  • None of the above
10

(Q) Which of the following tools have you used to further your research to complete your work?

Answer to this question is required
  • SERP Advanced Research/Document 6209
  • Integrated Data Retrieval System (IDRS)Unit and Unit Security Representative (USR)Database (IUUD)
  • Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) for your business unit and IRM for other business units
  • Subject matter experts
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Control D
  • None of the above
11

(Q) Which of the following tasks describes how you have ensured the quality and accuracy of the work performed in your area?

Answer to this question is required
  • I performed a managerial review.
  • I worked as an embedded quality reviewer
  • I performed balancing and reconciliation tasks based on an established schedule
  • I performed peer-to-peer reviews.
  • I performed 100% quality reviews.
  • None of the above
12

(Q) Which of the following types of codes have you analyzed and interpreted?

Answer to this question is required
  • Transaction Codes
  • Unpostable Codes
  • From and To Codes (SCFTR)
  • None of the above
13

(E) After you have completed your assigned tasks, which of the following have you done?

Answer to this question is required
  • Volunteered to help other teams
  • Volunteered to help others on my team
  • Requested additional tasks
  • None of the above
14 (E) Which of the following best describes your experience managing your workload with deadlines? Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple assignments with competing deadlines
  • Multiple assignments with sequential deadlines
  • One assignment to complete before receiving another
  • None of the above

Grade: 07

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.

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 using the full range of accounting procedures, techniques, terminology, and regulations to identify erroneous journal entries and perform extensive research to resolve account discrepancies and errors; Experience using automated accounting control system and manual procedures, extensive account structures and systems, the full range of accounting code classifications, subdivisions, associated codes, and documents to process extremely varied transactions. Experience should involve substantial research, complex reconciliation, balancing, and adjusting a wide variety of accounts and the ability to reconstruct audit trail to technical reporting requirements.

1 Which of the following is true about your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience as described above
  • I have less than one (1) year of full-time experience described above.
  • I have at least one year of full-time work experience, but it is in a field unrelated to the experience described above.
  • None of the above.
TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Under merit promotion procedures, Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. Time is credited based on calendar time served in a grade, regardless of the number of days or hours worked. If you currently hold or have previously held a position at the same (or equivalent) or higher grade/level in the Federal government as of this announcement, you will meet the TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS.
2 Please select the response that best describes your time in grade. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served one year at the next lower grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I currently occupy a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have previously occupied a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have less than one year in grade at the next lower level of the position for which I am applying.
3

(C) Which of the following kinds of guidance have you provided for your workplace?

Answer to this question is required
  • On-the-job training
  • Mentoring
  • Assisting co-workers (e.g., providing one-on-one assistance or job aids)
  • Special assignment as coordinator or liaison
  • Classroom instructor
  • Serving on a team to resolve a work related issue
  • None of the above
4 (C) Which of the following tasks have you performed to contribute to the workplace environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Shared a spreadsheet or function you automated with others in the work group
  • Participated in a cross-functional team
  • Submitted idea to a suggestion program (e.g., Best Practices suggestion program)
  • None of the above
5

(K) Which of the following IRS systems have you used?

Answer to this question is required
  • Integrated Data Retrieval System (IDRS)
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Remittance Transaction Research (RTR) System
  • Control D or Electronic Online/Output Network System (EONS)
  • Automated Non-Master File (ANMF)
  • Redesign Revenue Accounting Control System (RRACS)
  • None of the above
6

(K) Which of the following IRS Forms have you have experience with?

Answer to this question is required
  • 813 Document Register
  • 514B Accounts Transferred-In/ 2158 Credit Transfer Voucher/ 3413 Transcription list (Account Transfer-In)
  • 2424 Account Adjustment Voucher/ 3809 Miscellaneous Adjustment Voucher
  • 3244 Payment Posting Voucher/ 3245 Posting Voucher Refund Cancellation or Repayment
  • 3753 Manual Refund Posting Voucher
  • 4028 or 4028A Service Center Control File Adjustment Record
  • 8758 Excess Collections File Addition
  • None of the above
7

(K) Which of the following experience do you have working in Excel?

Answer to this question is required
  • Creating a spreadsheet
  • Trouble shooting formulas
  • Protecting worksheets
  • Creating macros
  • None of the above
8 (A) Which of the following describes your experience verbally communicating information to others? Answer to this question is required
  • Initiated telephone inquiries to gather information or data
  • Participated in conference calls
  • Facilitated or led a meeting
  • Taught a classroom course
  • None of the above
9

(A) Which of the following statements describes your highest level of experience communicating information to others in writing?

Answer to this question is required
  • Wrote technical documents (e.g., submission for IRM change, job aids, desk procedures)
  • Provided reports to management
  • Composed correspondence templates
  • None of the above
10

(Q) Which of the following tools have you used to further your research to complete your work?

Answer to this question is required
  • SERP Advanced Research/Document 6209
  • Integrated Data Retrieval System (IDRS)Unit and Unit Security Representative (USR)Database (IUUD)
  • Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) for your business unit and IRM for other business units
  • Subject matter experts
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Control D
  • None of the above
11

(Q) Which of the following tasks describes how you have ensured the quality and accuracy of the work performed in your area?

Answer to this question is required
  • I performed a managerial review.
  • I worked as an embedded quality reviewer
  • I performed balancing and reconciliation tasks based on an established schedule
  • I performed peer-to-peer reviews.
  • I performed 100% quality reviews.
  • None of the above
12

(Q) Which of the following types of codes have you analyzed and interpreted?

Answer to this question is required
  • Transaction Codes
  • Unpostable Codes
  • From and To Codes (SCFTR)
  • None of the above
13

(E) Which of the following experiences have you had?

Answer to this question is required
  • Requested special projects or extra duties
  • Requested cross-training for new duties
  • Served as a lead on a permanent or detail assignment
  • Served on a permanent or detail supervisory assignment
  • None of the above
14 (E) Which of the following best describes your experience managing your workload with deadlines? Answer to this question is required
  • Prioritizing multiple assignments independently with competing deadlines.
  • Prioritizing multiple assignments independently with sequential deadlines.
  • Prioritizing assignments with guidance to meet established deadlines.
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.
Your responses to the following questions supplement the information provided in your resume.
1 Please provide your current pay plan, series, and grade. For example: GS-303-03, IR-512-01, etc. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
2 What is your current position title? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
If you are eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reassignment Preference Program (RPP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP/RPP Documentation link in the vacancy announcement.
3 Are you eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please select the priority program for which you are eligible for consideration.
    • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
    • Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
  • No
The type of awards and number of award points will be credited in accordance with Article 13 Section 5. The award information you provide may be verified.
You may obtain a list of your most recent awards at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/indexawd.htm.
4 How many monetary (or time off in lieu of monetary) awards, such as performance awards, special act awards, and quality step increases have you received in the three years preceding the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • 1
    4.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2006). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 2
    4.1 Please list the names of the awards and the date(MMDDYYYY) of each award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2006). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 3 or more
    4.1 Please list the names of the awards and the date(MMDDYYYY) of each award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2006). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None
In addition to the online application and resume, you must submit a current annual Performance Appraisal. If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.
5 Did you receive a fully successful, equivalent, or higher rating on your most recent performance appraisal? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I do not have a recent performance appraisal. You have indicated that you do not have a current performance appraisal. You should be advised that your annual performance appraisal and relevant awards make up sixty percent of your overall rating in this process. Under Article 12, Section 4, there are a number of options available to you. You should contact your immediate manager to determine which option is most appropriate to your current situation and position.
6 Please indicate the option that best describes your most recent performance appraisal. Answer to this question is required
  • Annual Rating/Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Revalidated Annual Rating/Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Departure Rating/Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Merit Promotion Appraisal
  • Not Ratable or do not have a performance appraisal Based on the information provided, you should be advised that your annual performance appraisal and relevant awards make up sixty percent of your overall rating in this process. Under Article 12, Section 4, there are a number of options available to you. You should contact your immediate manager to determine which option is most appropriate to your current situation and position.
7 Please enter the date of your most recent performance appraisal in the format MM/DD/YYYY. Answer to this question is required
8 Please select the rating that you achieved on your most recent performance appraisal. Answer to this question is required
  • Outstanding
  • Exceeds Fully Successful
  • Fully Successful
  • Minimally Successful
  • Unacceptable
  • Not Ratable or do not have a performance appraisal.
9 To qualify for this position and receive full credit for your relevant experience you must list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. Your resume must support your responses to the questions. Do you understand that failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified determination? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No