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Grade: 14

1 Do you have a J.D. degree or LL.M. from an ABA accredited law school? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have an LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school AND have at least two years of professional legal tax experience. One year of tax law must be equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service.
  • I have at least three years of professional legal experience after receiving my J.D. of which at least two years is in tax law. One year of tax law must be equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service.
  • I do not meet the criteria above.
Carefully read each question and all possible answers before selecting a response. Some questions will be used to screen out ineligible applicants. Applicant errors in responses will not be corrected. You are responsible for the accuracy of your application. When you receive your application confirmation notice, we suggest that you request that a copy of the questions and your responses be sent to you by return email. Then, if you identify any inaccuracies, you may change your responses before the closing date of this announcement.
3

Specialized Experience: Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position at the GS-14 level.  The definition of qualifying specialized experience may be found in the vacancy announcement. 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Government as detailed in the announcement.
  • I do not meet the criteria described above.

 

Note:  Failure to provide sufficient evidence of your specialized experience in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

Grade: All Grades

Carefully read each question and all possible answers before selecting a response. Some questions will be used to screen out ineligible applicants. Applicant errors in responses will not be corrected. You are responsible for the accuracy of your application. When you receive your application confirmation notice, we suggest that you request that a copy of the questions and your responses be sent to you by return email. Then, if you identify any inaccuracies, you may change your responses before the closing date of this announcement.
All supplemental documents requested in this vacancy announcement must be received by the closing date. Please check the Required Documents section of the vacancy announcement carefully to determine what, if any, additional documentation is required.
Please be sure that your resume contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your current supervisor and two additional professional references that we may contact. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your supervisor is specified in your resume.
1

I understand that my resume must contain sufficient information to show that I meet the minimum qualification requirements and specialized experience requirements, and that to ensure I receive full credit for relevant work experience, my resume should include the start and end dates for each job held (month and year), number of hours worked per week, and a detailed description of duties performed in each job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Are you currently a bargaining unit Office of Chief Counsel, IRS employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Are you licensed to practice law in the United States? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, active
  • Yes, inactive
  • No
4 Are you a veteran eligible for sole survivor preference (SSP)? To qualify for SSP, you must have been discharged or released from active duty (on or after August 29, 2008) based on a sole survivorship discharge. If so, please provide documentation to support your claim. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Veterans' Preference Documentation: If you are claiming preference but are currently in the military, you must submit a memo from your current military personnel office. This memo must include years of service, projected terminal leave date, campaign and expeditionary medals (including purple heart, if applicable) and statement about the character of service (honorable).
REMINDER: To ensure proper credit, please be specific and provide us with a detailed description that best shows the job duties that you performed, the length of time these duties were performed and grade level(s) for any federal employment. Failure to provide this information on your resume could result in your being determined ineligible.
You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status". For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on "more information."
5 I understand in submitting my application for this position, I am certifying that all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and is provided in good faith and that making an intentional false statement, or committing deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, may result in my application not being considered for this position or may result in my removal from this position if selected. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
6 Have you held a political position within the Federal Government within five (5) years of the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I have held a political position within the past five years.
  • Yes, I am currently on a position based on a political appointment.
  • No, I have not held a political position within the past five years.
Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.