Internal Revenue Service Kansas City , MO 64101
WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT DIVISION:The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. W&I provides high-quality taxpayer assistance, and enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns and make payments. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to disadvantaged groups as elderly and low-income taxpayers.
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WHAT DOES A CLERK DO? Clerks work in various functional areas within the IRS, therefore your specific duties may vary according to assignments. As a Clerk you will perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, filing tax returns and related correspondence; receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing mail; and screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.
As a Wall Clerk you will:
Receives, records, sorts, batches, associates, controls, stages, collects, mails, extracts and distributes incoming/outgoing work.
Uses internal tracking methods for all materials withdrawn and re-filed.
Expands or subdivides overcrowded files and removes records for disposition according to established schedules and applicable rules and regulations.
Uses computer to complete files research, pull, and re-file transactions. Scans paper files into electronic form, saves documents electronically, and sends electronic files to requestor if necessary.
Performs all duties associated with the files activities and may be assigned to different aspects of this work on a daily basis.
Uses a computer to research, input, and extract data.
Lifts up to 50 pounds, place or remove filled boxes on any shelf.
The incumbent must be able to file and sort in accordance with the established rates within the operation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
Requires some walking and standing as well as lifting moderately heavy packages (up to 50 pounds), and pushing mail carts.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
GS-03 LEVEL: Six months of general clerical related experience.
The experience could have been progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire to perform the duties of this position. This may be paid or non-paid experience. OR Completion of an intensive, specialized course of study of less than 1 year.
Courses may have been obtained through a business or technical school, or military training program, and should include up to 40 hours per week of instruction for at least 3 months duration. The course must have been designed specifically as career preparation for the work of the position being filled. OR One year of education above the high school level in any field of study obtained from an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school. OR A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above.
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
No Relocation expenses
This is a bargaining unit position.
Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
A 1-year probationary period is required.
Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are
exempt from having to do so.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires
verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon
classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
Mandatory overtime may be required during peak season.
You may be expected to be available for assignments of work outside your identified seasons.
May be extended due to workload
If you currently hold a federal position in the competitive service and accept this temporary appointment, you will be voluntarily relinquishing the competitive position you currently hold to accept a temporary appointment. Upon completion of this appointment, you will not be returned to your previous position.
Tour of Duty: Day Shift Saturday & Sunday
3:30pm Weekends Only
Positions are located in Submission Processing, Input Corrections Operations at 333 West Pershing Road, Kansas City Mo 64108.
The anticipated start date is March 2019
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
Reading, Listening, Conscientiousness, Interpersonal Skills, Flexibility, Teamwork and Customer Service. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the, you must receive a rating of category B or better to be rated as well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2.
Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view
VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION If you are claiming veterans preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view .
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs both within and outside the commuting area.
EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent.
An official transcript will be required if you are selected. A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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