Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov Responsibilities WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENT DIVISION? A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions 1 Vacancy will be filled in the following specialty areas: Cust Assistance - Relationship & Education Field Assistance - Area 3 Technical Advisor The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position. Actively participates in determining program policies. Influences the formulation of policies, development of program plans, designs and issuance of directives and instructions, and the development of recommendations. Collects, analyzes, and consolidates data and status reports prepared by others to determine impact on resources, effectiveness and compliance with established goals and objectives. Prepares required narratives and statistical reports and recommends necessary corrective measures. Consults with top-level managers and executives to establish and define the overall goals and objectives of major projects. Advises and assists the Area Director in resolving critical, sensitive or confidential matters related to employee investigations conducted by Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) and/or the General Accounting Office (GAO). Consults with senior management and staff within the function and at higher levels within the agency on critical employee labor relations issues. Conducts in-depth evaluative analysis of various aspects of assigned program area, including policies, program objectives, operations, procedures and resource use. Initiates, develops, or recommends modifications to procedures, systems, projective objectives, operations, and resource utilization in order to correct/improve existing deficiencies. Prepares agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, Servicewide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations. Requirements Conditions of Employment STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD): PD93610 Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions. Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management. A 1-year probationary period is required (unless already completed). Must successfully complete a (high or moderate) risk background investigation, including the FBI criminal history record check. Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel. Qualifications Federal experience is not required. 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. You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-14 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience leading major project assignments that required a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, sufficient to accomplish complex projects or studies broad in scope and magnitude; Experience with a range of laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned project or study; Experience with management principles and processes to perform project management duties to effectively coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations with key line and/or staff functions of the Service; Experience with orally and written communication. AND MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: You must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the GS-05 grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position you are applying to. Advancement to positions up to GS-05 is permitted if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade held within the preceding 52 weeks. AND TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens". For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards. Education A copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series. 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 Department of Education Accreditation page. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions. Additional Information We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled. The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages. This is a non-bargaining unit position. Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday Days Between 6:00AM - 6:00PM Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.