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Internal Revenue Service Supervisory Tax Specialist (Tax Compliance Officer Group Manager) in Fresno, California

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 Responsibilities WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF-EMPLOYED (SB/SE) DIVISION? A description of the business units can be found at: The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this position. As a Front Line Manager you will: - Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. - Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. - Evaluate work performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for outstanding performance recognition and/or disciplinary action. - Give advice, counsel or instruction to employees on work and administrative matters. - Interview candidates for positions within the organization/unit and recommend appointment, promotion or reassignment to such positions. - Hear and resolve complaints from employees, refer group grievances and/or more serious unresolved complaints as appropriate. - Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommend other actions in more serious cases. - Identify developmental and training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training. - Initiate ways to improve production, work processes and/or to increase the quality of the work directed. Requirements Conditions of Employment STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD): PD96393 Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions. We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. This is a non-bargaining unit position. Relocation Expenses: No Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available. Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements. File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on. Subject to a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period (unless already completed). Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel. The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit or federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns. If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility, please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated. Qualifications You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: BASIC REQUIREMENTS (FRONT LINE MANAGER): You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level within the payband or GS grade in the normal line of progression in the Federal service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate: - Experience with management techniques, methods, theories, principles and labor relations concepts, to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment and space for the accomplishment of all program objectives with combined technical and administrative oversight; - Experience applying regulations, other official guidance and principles, including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs specific to the position being filled; - Experience applying basic budget management principles and practices (i.e. ability to maintain and manage financial resources); - Experience applying communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers. - Experience working various compliance programs including pre-filing and post-filing activities to promote voluntary compliance and fair and equitable compliance activity. - Experience providing guidance related to compliance both verbally and in writing to collaborate with internal and external customers. - Experience with tax related automated programs (i.e RGS, ERCS) and processes to provide guidance regarding system functions and enhance productivity and quality in program areas. In addition to the above, you must have: Experience that demonstrated a substantive knowledge of business practices, basic accounting principles, and Federal tax laws and regulations; and that required the ability to audit tax records, analyze systems and bookkeeping, use factfinding techniques, and develop interpersonal skills. ADDITIONAL ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENT: Applicants must demonstrate their knowledge of Principles of Accounting and Intermediate Accounting. Candidates can demonstrate this knowledge either through successful completion of 12 semester hours/ 18 quarter hours of college level accounting (with at least 6 semester / 9 quarter hours at the intermediate level) or successfully passing an IRS Online Intermediate Accounting Assessment. A copy of your official or unofficial college transcripts must be uploaded with your resume or you will receive an invite to take the online accounting assessment. You must pass this assessment in order to meet the accounting requirement for this position. If selected for this position you will be required to submit a copy of your official transcripts prior to placement. -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. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards. Education EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time, but you must provide an SF-50 documenting you held this job series. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. 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. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions. Additional Information One (1) Position is located in the Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE), Examination Operations, Specialty Exam, Employment Tax, Midstates Territory at 2525 Capitol Street, Fresno, CA (CA7898).