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Internal Revenue Service Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: August 29, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service

  • ##### Open & closing dates
08/27/2019 to 09/09/2019
  • ##### Service
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
GS 08 - 09
  • ##### Salary
$48,155 to $69,140 per year
  • ##### Appointment type
  • ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Phoenix, AZ 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
  • Duties

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The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit provides
service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of
businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more,
as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S.
citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax
See "Other Information" for Locations.
Learn more about this agency
WHAT DOES A SECRETARY DO? IRS Secretaries work in every Business
Unit and provide a wide range of administrative and secretarial
services within an organization. This may include using a variety of
computer applications, organizing and maintaining files, providing
telephone and receptionist services, arranging conferences and
meetings, preparing and reviewing correspondence and meeting
minutes, arranging travel itineraries, and briefing the manager on
important issues.
As a Secretary you will:
  • Receive telephone calls, provide information, answer questions
and direct calls and visitors to appropriate official.
  • Conduct a thorough review of all correspondence, determine
deadlines and offer suggestions concerning actions to be taken.
  • Prepare a variety of reports, forms, requisitions, and legal
documents using word processor or personal computer.
  • Organize and maintain files, records, manuals, handbooks, and
other related materials.
  • Plan conferences and coordinate the development of its agenda.
  • Consolidate comments from management officials, and summarizes
material for conferences.
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Travel Required
Occasional travel - 01 to 05 Nights per Month.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
  • #### Job family (Series)
0318 Secretary
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  • Requirements

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Conditions of Employment
  • Refer to "Other Information."
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
**You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
this announcement.**
****GS-08 LEVEL: ****You must have 1 year of specialized experience
at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07
grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this
position includes: screening and answering telephone calls;
Arranging conferences when required to record and transcribe
minutes; Reviewing correspondence, reports and other documents for
proper format, grammar, punctuation, and mathematical correctness
and writing simple or complex non-technical correspondence; Briefing
on important and office related facts, issues, and reports;
Providing administrative support services such as preparing
personnel actions, reconciling bank/credit account statements and
credit card reports and ordering and maintaining supplies;
Retrieving, gathering, and generating data, as well as using various
word processing, spreadsheet, slides, and statistical data computer
software applications.
GS-09 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a
level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-08 grade
level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this
position includes: obtaining needed background information before
referring calls and visitors and referring items of special
importance; Arranging meetings and conferences and assembling
material for agenda items; Reviewing action documents for grammar,
format, clarity of information, and conformance with the manager's
viewpoint; Serving as liaison by briefing on views on current
issues, programs, and activities; Conducting periodic training
sessions; Performing administrative support assignments such as,
collecting data for the annual budget estimates, setting up controls
to monitor expenses and recommending adjustments, preparing reports
and requests for procurement of supplies and equipment; and
completing personnel action requests.
  • 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.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following,
if applicable:
**You must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade you
are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
Additional information
**(1) Vacancy in Large Business & International (LB&I); LB&I Deputy
Commissioner; Pass Through Entities, Director of Field Operations,
Global High Wealth, located at 4041 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
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 non-bargaining unit position.
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
be available.
  • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 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.
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"
Rating: Your application will be evaluated on the competencies
of the position to be filled per the IRS Merit Promotion Plan in the
following areas: **Conscientiousness, Customer Service, Reading,
Listening, Flexibility, Interpersonal Skills, Teamwork, Integrity,
Manages and Organizes Information**.
Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based
on your responses to the online questions, regarding your
experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards
relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain
most recent awards listing at
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.
Referral: You will be assigned to one of three quality groups.
Each group represents a quality level (i.e., Superior/Best
Qualified, Highly Qualified, Qualified). Candidates will be
considered in quality group order.
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). We will not reimburse costs related to the
interview such as travel to and from the interview site.**
If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee eligible for the
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a
score of HIGHLY QUALIFIED or better to be rated as well qualified to
receive special selection priority.
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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Required
Drug test required
  • Required Documents

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**A complete application includes 1. A ...

Internal Revenue Service


Phoenix, AZ
85067 USA