WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF EMPLOYED (SB/SE) DIVISION? The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers.
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WHAT DOES AN ON-THE-JOB INSTRUCTOR (OJI) DO? As an On-the-Job Instructor you will be responsible for delivering on the On-the-job instruction/training to individuals from within your organization. As an OJI, you will use your technical expertise and years of experience to plan and conduct training on basic and/or advanced areas of tax law, procedures, policies, techniques, or other specialized fields unique to your position/occupation.
As an OJI you will be called upon to share knowledge and expertise with employees within your unit/organization in a one to one environment. You will perform these duties as a collateral duty assignment, with no change to your current position description or post of duty. As an OJI, you have the extraordinary opportunity of sharing you expertise and knowledge with others, while at the same time serving in a role that is of tremendous benefit to the Service as a whole!
This is a collateral duty assignment with no promotion potential, change to your current permanent position description of record, or post of duty.
As a Tax Specialist On-the Job Instructor (OJI) will:
paper during non-training times. During the training assignment, if the OJI member is not
actively involved in the essential OJI duties, he/she will return to direct work activities when
not preparing, instructing, coaching and/or facilitating.
Coordinate as appropriate in delivering OJI instruction/training materials.
Analyze, write and review course material. Develop, plan, schedule, coordinate, and/or present basic, advanced, or specialized training material or instruction as assigned. Teach and/or provide instruction in recruit, basic, advanced, and specialized courses and technical knowledge, counsel others during the progress of the OJI to assist with problems and provide special guidance.
Coordinate with others who may be assigned on either a full time or part time basis for recruit, basic or advanced training as required. Assure that instructors or other coaches are informed of any changes in course or technical subject matter. Coordinate as appropriate on methods, techniques, training aids, and trainee management relative to assigned training or technical areas.
May also provide specialized OJI training to other OJI instructors, if appropriate.
Ensure familiarity with course materials, illustrative material, case studies, technical materials and OJI assignments accordingly. Ensure consistency in technical interpretation of regulations and their application. Recommend changes in emphasis, adjustment in the division of time spent in, discussion, workshop, or other elements of OJI training activities; also recommends necessary changes in other training needs and/or identified in OJI observation.
Evaluate and/or recommend whether trainees or others should be retained and/or need additional instruction; in addition, evaluates trainees' OJI progress and/or conduct.
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Employees must be a current Small Business/Self Employed; Examination Operations.
Employees must be a current Tax Compliance Officer GS-0526-09; Tax Compliance Officer GS-0526-11
You must be in the current position and grade level, be able to demonstrate the level of knowledge necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position, and have a current performance appraisal rating of fully successful or above.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL GRADE LEVELS:
This is a collateral duty assignment with no promotion potential, change to your current permanent
position description of record, or post of duty. To qualify for this On-the-Job Instructor position, you must be able to demonstrate the level of technical expertise and experience to plan and conduct On-the-Job training on basic or advanced areas of tax law, procedures, policies, techniques, or other specialized fields unique to your position/occupation to carry out the responsibilities. You must have a current performance appraisal rating of fully successful or above. You must currently be on the position description and at the post of duty listed in this vacancy announcement.
The OJI position covered by this announcement is identified below:
Tax Compliance Officer, GS-0526-09; Tax Compliance Officer, GS-0526-11
In addition, for Small Business/Self Employed (SB/SE); Examination Operations
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-timework 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.
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.
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