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Vacancy Details

Grade: 04

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

A. One (1) year or twelve (12 months) of general experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS -03) 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. Note: One full year of academic study is defined as 30 semester hours/45 quarter hours in an accredited junior college, college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school equaling 720 hours. OR

C. An equivalent amount of combined education and experience. The equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total requirements.

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 one (1) year or twelve (12) months of progressive general experience.
  • I have two (2) years of qualifying education above high school from an accredited junior college, college, or university.
  • I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to one (1) year of experience using the Experience Calculator.
  • I do not have the required education and/or experience defined above.
2 Can you type at least 25 words a minute? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
    2.1 Do you have skill in operating an alphanumeric data-transcribing machine?
    • Yes
    • No

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 Shifts will vary Monday - Friday, day and swing shift. Please indicate your shift preference (Check all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I am interested in day shift.
  • I am interested in swing shift.
4 Are you eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 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.
5 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
    5.1 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.
  • 2
    5.1 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
    5.1 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 Please enter the date of your most recent performance appraisal in the format MM/DD/YYYY. Answer to this question is required
9 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.
Please see the vacancy announcement for any information regarding specific qualifications for this position.

In addition to meeting the education/experience requirements, applicants for this position must possess the ability to type or have skill in operating an alphanumeric data transcribing machine. You will be required to self-certify your typing speed or alphanumeric data transcribing skill.

10 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
11 (C) Which is the highest level of teamwork that you have accomplished? Answer to this question is required
  • Attended a group meeting
  • Actively participated in a group meeting
  • Presented during a team meeting
  • Led a team meeting
  • None of the above
12 (K) Which of the following best describes your experience solving problems related to a work process? Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified a work issue or barrier.
  • I have elevated a work issue or barrier to a lead and/or manager.
  • I have made a recommendation to a lead and/or manager to address the work issue or barrier.
  • I have made a recommendation that was implemented to address the work issue or barrier.
  • None of the above
13 (A) Which of the following describes your communication relating to technical procedures/process? Answer to this question is required
  • Presented to own workgroup
  • Presented outside of workgroup
  • Presented to management
  • Instructor in a classroom setting
  • None of the above
14 (A) What is your experience relating to the Internal Revenue Manual (IRM)? Answer to this question is required
  • Keep IRM updated
  • Review IRM and suggested changes
  • Review IRM and provided clarification
  • None of the above
15 (Q) Which of the following do you have experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Integrated Systems Remittance Processing (ISRP)
  • Service Center Recognition Image Processing System (SCRIPS)
  • None of the above
16 (E) What is your experience regarding workload management? Answer to this question is required
  • I keep track of my own workload
  • I keep track of unit workload
  • I’m aware of unit cycle time
  • None of the above