WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS and INTERNATIONAL (LB&I) DIVISION? The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement.
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WHAT DOES A SECRETARY DO? IRS Secretaries work in every Business Unit and provide a wide range of administrative and secretarial services within an organization. This may include using a variety of computer applications, organizing and maintaining files, providing telephone and receptionist services, arranging conferences and meetings, typing and reviewing correspondence and meeting minutes, arranging travel itineraries, and briefing the manager on important issues.
As a Secretary you will:
Receive telephone calls, provide information, answer questions and direct calls and visitors to appropriate official.
Conduct a thorough review of all correspondence, determine deadlines and offer suggestions concerning actions to be taken.
Prepare and type a variety of reports, forms, requisitions, and legal documents using word processor or personal computer.
Organize and maintain files, records, manuals, handbooks, and other related materials.
Plan conferences and coordinate the development of its agenda.
Consolidate comments from management officials, and summarizes material for conferences.
If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
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You must have:
PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT (OFFICE AUTOMATION): In addition to meeting experience or education requirements, applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to type 40 words per minute. Applicants may be asked to participate in a typing/performance test, provide a certificate of proficiency from a school or other organization authorized to issue such certificates by the Office of Personnel Management local office, or self-certifying their proficiency (which may be verified at a later step in the process). Performance test results and certificates of proficiency are acceptable for 3 years.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
GS-09 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-08 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: obtaining needed background information before referring calls and visitors and referring items of special importance; Arranging meetings and conferences and assembling material for agenda items; Reviewing action documents for grammar, format, clarity of information, and conformance with the manager's viewpoint; Serving as liaison by briefing on views on current issues, programs, and activities; Conducting periodic training sessions; Performing administrative support assignments such as, collecting data for the annual budget estimates, setting up controls to monitor expenses and recommending adjustments, preparing reports and requests for procurement of supplies and equipment; and completing personnel action requests.
The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. 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 GS-08 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
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