Staff Support Assistant – IRS Recruitment

Website Internal Revenue Service

Job Description:

As an IRS employee, you will feel proud knowing you helped make America stronger while working at one of the world’s biggest financial institutions. You will be part of an organization that collects over $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns annually. We are proud of how we apply the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. The IRS hires talented and dedicated individuals from many backgrounds, including accounting, business, finance, law enforcement and information technology. You will be challenged & supported on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, consider an IRS career.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, organizes, and maintains files of correspondence, manuals, and other related information, in accordance with IRS regulatory policies and guidance. Compiles records of organizational and workflow charts, staffing levels, mission and function statements.
  • Receives, screens, and answers routine telephone calls and provides receptionist services to visitors.
  • Reviews all incoming mail and correspondence to determine proper action; and, as appropriate, prepares written responses. Determines deadlines for correspondence needing suspense dates; logs, and maintains correspondence and action item suspense data. Follows-up on suspense dates to ensure timely reply to suspense items, as well as matters resulting from meetings and conferences.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • 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.
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.
  • Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • 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. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of education above high school in any field of study from an accredited college or university.
  • Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

Job Details:

Company: Internal Revenue Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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