Location: New York
- Use computer to complete files research, pull, and re-file transactions. Scans paper files into
- Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering,
- Receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing mail.
- Screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.
- Review and process outgoing mail. Maintain appropriate records and/or logs for tracking and
- Conduct searches and other follow up action on delayed shipments.
- Examine file materials to identify primary subject matter and assign proper classification.
- Locate and withdraw file material or information from records to meet the needs of users.
- Periodically review filed material in the light of ongoing programs or special projects.
Job family (Series)
0305 Mail And File
Conditions of Employment
- Refer to Other Information.
- Click “Print Preview” to review the entire announcement before applying.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
The work requires long periods of standing, bending, lifting, and carrying files or other materials; uses a computer to research, input, and extract data, and requires recurring lifting and carrying of files or cartons of moderate weight (up to 50 pounds). Place or remove filled boxes on any shelf. Performs other duties as assigned.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older, or at least 16 years of age or older, and meet one of the following: (1) have graduated from high school or have a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; (2) have completed a formal vocational training program; or (3) have a statement from school authorities agreeing with the decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.
GS-GS-3 LEVEL: Six (6) months of general clerical related experience. The experience could have been progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of this position. This may be paid or non-paid experience. OR Completion of an intensive, specialized course of study of less than 1 year. Courses may have been obtained through a business or technical school, or military training program, and should include up to 40 hours per week of instruction for at least 3 months duration. The course must have been designed specifically as career preparation for the work of the position being filled. OR One (1) year of education above the high school level in any field of study obtained from an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school. OR A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above.
- 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.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: 95768 A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at:
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a bargaining unit position
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Must successfully complete a background investigation, including an FBI criminal history record
check (fingerprint check).
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that will require 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.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal
employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- 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.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds
- Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
- 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 of federal tax returns. This audit may
include up to 2 years of returns.
- Lifts up to 50 pounds, place or remove filled boxes on any shelf.
- Perform work on a up to 14′ ladder, average 2 hours per day.
- The incumbent must be able to file and sort in accordance with the established rates within the
- Mandatory overtime may be required during peak season.
- You may be expected to be available for assignments of work outside your identified seasons.
Positions are located in Submission Processing, Input Corrections Operation at the C-SITE
335 E Geospace Drive, Independence, MO 64506.
Tour of Duty: Day Shift, Weekends ONLY Saturday & S unday 7:00am – 3:30pm
The anticipated start date is February 2019.
If you currently hold a federal position in the competitive service and accept this temporary
appointment, you will be voluntarily relinquishing the competitive position currently hold to
accept a temporary appointment. Upon completion of this appointment, you will not be able to
return to your previous position.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a ?not qualified? determination.
Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Reading, Listening, Conscientiousness, Interpersonal Skills, Flexibility, Teamwork and Customer Service . Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Veterans’ preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). Wereimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) , you must receive a rating of category B or better to be rated as ?well qualified” to receive special selection priority.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents . Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( Cover letters are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION If you are claiming veterans? preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15 , along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans’ preference view FedsHireVets .
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs both within and outside the commuting area.
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. 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.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .
Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: Pay and benefits
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT DIVISION? The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today’s global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.
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WHAT DOES A CLERK DO? Clerks work in various functional areas within the IRS, therefore your specific duties may vary according to assignments. As a Clerk you will perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, filing tax returns and related correspondence; receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing mail; and screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.
As a CLERK you will:
electronic form, saves documents electronically, and sends electronic files to requestor if
batching, and filing tax returns and related correspondence.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov