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WHAT IS THE PRIVACY GOVERNMENTAL LIAISON and DISCLOSURE (PGLD) DIVISION? PGLD is responsible for safeguarding and protecting sensitive taxpayer and employee information while promoting government transparency and accountability through better access to government information.
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WHAT DOES AN EMPLOYEE PROTECTION SPECIALIST DO? As an Employee Protection Specialist you will provide leadership, expertise, and direction in the development and implementation of the Employee Protection System (EPS) for the Internal Revenue Service. Work assignments include program reviews, studies and annual evaluations, assessments of training programs and working an inventory of Potentially Dangerous Taxpayer (PDT) and Caution (CAU) cases. This position involves broad analyses and studies affecting all aspects of Office of Employee Protection (OEP) operations and requires consideration of immediate, sequential and long-range effects of proposed actions. Your efforts may substantially improve the quality and efficiency of the program operations.
As an Employee Protection Specialist you will:
Review the implementation of employee protection policies, program plans, and recommendations to improve the quality of the Employee Protection System (EPS).
Identify and prepare reports for those adverse and significant trends and patterns in employee protection programs.
Conduct re-evaluations of PDT and CAU statuses.
Evaluate incidents that do not meet Potentially Dangerous Taxpayer (PDT) criteria for inclusion in the Caution Indicator (CAU) program and determine whether additional information is required.
Assist in developing and implementing plans to communicate and educate employees in safety-related issues by preparing guidelines, instructions and other documents.
Ensure that OEP policies and procedures do not negatively impact other IRS and Government policies and programs, such as the Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (RRA '98), the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TBOR) and the Retention Standard for Fair and Equitable Treatment of Taxpayers.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.
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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-11 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes knowledge of taxpayer rights related to the OEP program and knowledge of disclosure laws needed to safeguard taxpayers' return information; Knowledge of IRS programs and organizational structure, general administrative and management procedures and policies related to the OEP to process PDT and CAU cases; Knowledge of IDRS system, commands and procedures to perform research and monitor PDT and CAU indicators; Knowledge of the PDT and CAU databases; Knowledge of analytical and evaluative techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, to gather, and analyze facts, apply statutes and guidelines related to PDT and CAU, and make recommendations; Skill in oral and written communication techniques to present clear and concise reports and presentations, and to meet and deal tactfully with customers. OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR a PH.D or equivalent doctoral degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university. OR an LL.M., if related.
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 the public sector, private sector or VolunteerService.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.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:
You must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade you are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
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