Job opening: Contact Representative (CER) (Temp NTE1 year MBE)
Salary: $53 866 - 70 030 per year
Published at: Sep 21 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: WI SC- Account Management- Brookhaven
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.
Completes evaluative review on toll-free telephone calls utilizing the Contact Recording System, and/or reviews closed paper cases using the electronic Correspondence Imaging System (CIS), evaluating the effectiveness of the call/case, identifying if all customer issues were resolved and actions taken were complete and correct.
Evaluates current procedures and policy, proposing appropriate action which may include changes Probe and Response Guide, Interactive Tax Law Assistant (ITLA) and Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) revisions.
Measures the accuracy of service provided to AM customers. Uses quality monitoring techniques: contact recording, CIS, and diagnostic reports to assess quality and to identify trends affecting quality. Results may indicate training needs, procedural problems or areas needing emphasis.
Maintains current knowledge of procedures, policies and directives, answers questions, and provides both classroom and On Job Training (OJT) instructions to employees.
Analyzes and evaluates information involving the research of records and the nature of each inquiry including the way it was presented in order to determine if all aspects of the case were completed accurately.
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-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.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
GS-8 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Experience applying the methods, precedents, and guidelines related to individual and/or business accounts to determine the appropriate amount of tax, penalties, interest, or payments. Experience applying methods, precedents, and guidelines related to Accounts Management programs; Experience communicating specialized information with internal and external customers verbally or in writing to clarify and resolve their account or tax issues and to fully advise the taxpayer of options available for meeting tax obligations; Experience working and/or dealing with individuals including, third party representatives, where individuals are evasive, irate, and unwilling to accept the Service's or Employers position as to the determination of their account; Experience using interviewing techniques (e.g., disclosure requirements) to obtain and exchange information regarding reported or under-reported items; Experience using on-line systems, investigative techniques and procedures to research materials to make determinations; Experience in written communication in order to prepare and present reports, draft proposals, conduct presentations, coordinate work processes and provide constructive feedback.
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.
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.
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
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
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- Address WI SC - Accounts Management - Brookhaven
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
- Name: (ERC) Employee Resource Center
- Phone: 866-743-5748