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WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.govWHAT IS THE IT - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION?
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Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: Information Technology
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.
Advises and assists executive/senior management in critical, sensitive or confidential matters, including personnel actions (competitive and non-competitive promotions), liaison with labor relations (suspensions and removals), performance management (writing manager ratings and performance/special act awards), and investigations (TIGTA and GAO). This includes review and consideration of current as well as future program objectives, major management objectives, program goals and priorities and current, as well as anticipated, workload and resource requirements.
Assists executive/senior management in exercising financial plan management responsibility. Prepares, maintains, and executes the financial plan involving all categories of expenditures. Reviews, analyzes, makes recommendations, and/or develops contingency plans based on financial analyses and reports.
Participates in review of program operations and formulates recommendations and courses of action and modifies planning assumptions and planning documents. Develops innovative solutions, documents findings and conclusions, and makes presentations. Exercises authority to represent and make commitments on behalf of management regarding program operations and the administrative management of the organization.
Takes a leadership role in the development of policy and guidance, and development of recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the organization. Actively assists in the implementation of administrative and technical decisions and ensures accomplishment of the desired results.
Conducts in-depth analyses of assignments to gather and evaluate information, to set specific goals/action plans, assess problem areas, prepares management reports and briefing papers for executives/senior management.
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: To qualify for this position at the grade 14 level you must have at least one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, qualitative and quantitative; sufficient to accomplish projects or studies broad in scope and magnitude. You must also have a knowledge of a full range of Federal laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned project or study; Knowledge of the overall mission, objectives, functions, policies, and organizational structure of the Internal Revenue Service; Knowledge of management principles and processes to perform project management duties and to coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations; Your experience must include oral communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations. Ability to work with others and to maintain harmonious relationships with all parties, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
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.