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Vacancy Details

Grade: 05

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

A. One year or twelve (12) months of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-04) in the Federal government. Specialized experience is experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. OR
B. A Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of education above high school in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR
C. An equivalent amount of combined education and experience. Only education in excess of 60 semester hours, 90 quarter hours or 1440 classroom hours is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement for the GS-5 level. For example, one full year of academic study (30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or 720 formal classroom hours) beyond the second year is equal to 6 months of specialized experience. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, 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) What is the highest level of participation that you have performed during a group meeting? Answer to this question is required
  • Been selected to work on a team project
  • Actively participated in a team project
  • Led a team project
  • None of the above
3 (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
4 (K) Indicate which systems you have experience using? Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Batch Block Tracking System (BBTS)
  • Single Entry Time Reporting (SETR)
  • None of the above
5 (K) Which of the following best describes your experience explaining procedures and procedural changes to others? Answer to this question is required
  • Explaining changes to others in one-on-one setting
  • Explaining changes to others in a unit setting
  • Explaining changes to others in a multiple group unit setting
  • None of the above
6 (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
7 (A) Have you ever been trained as a backup Lead Data Transcriber? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 (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
9 (Q) Have you been a quality reviewer in Wage and Investment (W&I), Submission Processing (SP), Data Conversion Operation (DCO)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 (E) Which of the following factors have you used to prioritize the workload for your unit? Answer to this question is required
  • Received date
  • Cycle date
  • Program Completion Date (PCD)
  • Daily reports
  • 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
3 Please select the priority program for which you are eligible for consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
  • IRS Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
  • Treasury Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) within the commuting area
  • Other IRS Preference Program
  • I am not eligible for any priority program
4 Which of the following is true about your typing proficiency or skill in operating an alphanumeric data transcribing machine? Answer to this question is required
  • I can type at least 25 words a minute.
  • I can type at least 30 words a minute.
  • I have skill in operating an alphanumeric data-transcribing machine.
  • None of the above.
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 performance related awards , such as performance awards, (including time off in lieu of monetary), or 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, 02/02/2006). 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.
Non-IRS Treasury CTAP employees: In the following question select the response that most accurately reflects your most recent performance rating.
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.
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 Which of the following is true about your Data Transcriber skills/typing proficiency? Answer to this question is required
  • I have skill in operating an alphanumeric data transcribing machine.
  • I can type at least 20 words per minute.
  • I can type at least 25 words per minute.
  • None of the above.
12

This position has specific shift schedules. Please select the shift schedules you  are willing to work.

Answer to this question is required
  • Thursday through Monday 7:30am – 4:00pm with flexitour
  • Thursday through Monday 6:00pm – 2:30am with flexitour
  • Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm with flexitour
  • Monday through Friday 6:00pm – 2:30am with flexitour
  • None of the above