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Vacancy Details

Grade: 12

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
To qualify for the Classroom Instructor Cadre collateral duty assignment, you must be able to demonstrate the level of technical expertise and experience to plan and conduct formal classroom training on basic or advanced areas of tax law, procedures, policies, techniques, or other specialized fields unique to your position/occupation to carry out the responsibilities; and you must have a current performance appraisal rating of fully successful or above; and you must currently be on the position description and at the post of duty listed in this vacancy announcement.
1 Do you meet all of the requirements listed above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 13

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
To qualify for the Classroom Instructor Cadre collateral duty assignment, you must be able to demonstrate the level of technical expertise and experience to plan and conduct formal classroom training on basic or advanced areas of tax law, procedures, policies, techniques, or other specialized fields unique to your position/occupation to carry out the responsibilities; and you must have a current performance appraisal rating of fully successful or above; and you must currently be on the position description and at the post of duty listed in this vacancy announcement.
1 Do you meet all of the requirements listed above? Answer to this question is required
  • 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
3 Please select your current Business or Operating Division? Answer to this question is required
  • Specialty
  • Campus Compliance
  • Fraud/BSA
  • COSS
  • FR & S
  • Examination - Field or Headquarters
  • Other
In this position you may, if applicable, be required to be available for training and/or position assignments in other geographic areas in order to carry out the assignment(s).
4 Are you available for travel and assignments that may require temporary travel to other geographic areas? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • 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 name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2012). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 2
    5.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2012). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 3 or more
    5.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2012). 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.
Next you will respond to a series of questions that will be used to evaluate your experience and training relative to the position(s) being filled. Your responses may be verified prior to being referred for consideration.
10 Please select the responses(s) which directly relate to your experience and expertise with any of the technologies or applications listed below? Select only those for which you have successfully completed training and/or for which you use on a regular basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Word (create tables and insert and manipulate forms and graphics)
  • Adobe Acrobat (manipulate files and integrate with Work documents)
  • Outlook (attach files to messages and save attachments to a local drive)
  • SharePoint (upload, checkout, download, and edit files, monitor version control)
  • E Learning Templates (Storyboards and Force Ten)
  • Snag-It or similar (create and manipulate screen prints)
  • Excel
  • Skype/ Live Meetings
  • PowerPoint
  • None of the above
11 Please select the tools or systems which you use on a regular basis. Select only those for which you have experience and expertise and/or successfully completed training in. Answer to this question is required
  • IRM On-line / SERP
  • Accurint
  • IDRS
  • Lexis-Nexis
  • Document 6209
  • Report Generation Software (RGS)
  • Link Analysis Tool (Yk1)
  • None of the above.
12 Please select the response(s) which best describe your experience developing or delivering course materials? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing course materials, as a Course Writer, specific to the taxpayer assistance or compliance environment.
  • I have experience as a Classroom Instructor delivering course materials, through formal instruction, to groups of employees.
  • I have conducted CPEs or On-the-Job instruction to small groups of employees.
  • I have performed as an On-the-Job Instructor, providing individualized support to a co-worker.
  • I have experience, representing my organization or work unit, as a subject matter expert in reviewing course materials and/or participating on a special project or committee.
  • I have served as a quality reviewer, reviewing materials developed by others.
  • I have served as a Training Coordinator.
  • I have served as a Facilitator.
  • None of the above.
13 If you previously identified that you had experience as an Classroom Instructor, Facilitator, or Course Writer, was your experience within the past three years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • None of the above.
14 Please select the response(s) which best describes your writing abilities? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience writing course and/or lesson plan materials for use in a technical training class.
  • I have developed “official” written communications and/or guidance that required a higher level signature or approval before being issued.
  • I have prepared routine written responses to inquiries. This may have included paper or electronic (email) correspondence.
  • I have authored reports, research documents, inter-office guidance, and/or other documents that were used by others within or outside of my organization.
  • None of the above.
15 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