Internal Revenue Service Clerk *Seasonal* in Kansas City, Missouri
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WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENTDIVISION?The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. Key W&I objectives are to provide high-quality taxpayer assistance, and to enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns, make payments and receive assistance. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to such disadvantaged groups as elderly and low-income taxpayers.
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: Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, and filing tax returns and related correspondence. 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 reconciliation purposes. 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. 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
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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: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.BASIC REQUIREMENTS:GS-4 LEVEL:One (1) year or twelve (12 months) of general experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-03) in the Federal government. General experience - Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. This may be paid or non-paid experience. ORTwo (2) years of education above the high school level (education may have been obtained in an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school. ORA 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.
112 (One Hundred-Twelve) Positions are located in Wage & Investment, Kansas City Submission Processing at Kansas City, MO at the following:
Data Conversion Operation; 13 (Thirteen) Positions in Department 5 (Swing Shift; Monday to Friday 4:30 pm- 1:00 am)
20 (Twenty) Positions in Department 4 (Night Shift; Sunday to Thursday 6:30 pm- 3:00 am)
13 (Thirteen) Positions in Department 2 (Day Shift; Monday to Friday 7:00 am- 3:30 pm) Receipt & Control Operation; 20 (Twenty) Positions in Extraction Department 1 (Day Shift; Monday to Friday 6:30 am- 3:00 pm)
25 (Twenty-Five) Positions in Extraction Department 2 (Night Shift; Sunday to Thursday 7:00 pm - 3:30 am) Document Perfection Operation; 10 (Ten) Positions in Code & Edit/Entity Department 3 (Swing Shift; Monday to Friday 4:30 pm- 1:00 am)
11 (Eleven) Positions 1040x Entity/Department 1 (Day Shift; Monday to Friday 7:00 am- 3:30 pm)The anticipated start date is 2/16/2021, 2/28/2021, 3/1/2021 CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. - This is a Bargaining unit position. - We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.- A 1-Year Probationary period is required. - Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check). - 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 Transfer. - 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. - Eligible for health or life insurance benefits. - Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.- Length of season is 6 - 8 months.- Tour of Duty: Day Shift; Monday to Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pmOR 6:30 am - 3:00 pm, Swing Shift; 4:30 pm - 1:00 am, Night Shift; Sunday to Thursday 6:30 pm - 3:00 amOR 7:00 pm - 3:30 am.