Revenue Officer (abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions)
Company: The Department of the Treasury
Posted on: February 16, 2020
WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF-EMPLOYED DIVISION? The Small
Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and
taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses
and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income
taxpayers.See Other Information for Locations.
WHAT DOES A REVENUE OFFICER DO? As a Revenue Officer you will serve
as a civil enforcement officer, and perform collection related
activities within the established laws, rules and regulations. The
role of the Revenue Officer varies depending on the organization
for which you are hired. For Field Collections, cases are primarily
worked in the field. As a Revenue Officer you will be responsible
for collecting delinquent accounts, secure delinquent tax returns,
and/or performing a technical review of the collection activities
to determine compliance. On the other hand, the Technical Reviewer
is responsible for evaluating closed cases to determine if the
conclusions reached are consistent with the tax laws, procedures
and policy requirements. Regardless of the position you choose,
each day is filled with new challenges, and offers many
opportunities for personal and professional growth. This position
will be handling Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions (ATAT).
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
25% or less - Travel locally and/or overnight approximately 11 or
more days/nights per month.
Conditions of Employment
- Refer to Other Information
- Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
- IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
GS-12 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a
level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11
grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this
position includes: Demonstrating in-depth, broad knowledge and
experience of the Internal Revenue Code and related enforcement and
collection regulations and procedures; knowledge of a wide range
business laws and practices, judicial processes, laws of evidence,
the interrelationship between Federal and state laws and its effect
on moderate complex legal instruments; knowledge of
financial/managerial accounting and banking principles,
terminology, practices and methods to analyze financial records;
knowledge of electronic data exchange and the ability to conduct
business online including use of the internet and intranet.
Experience may have been gained in work such as:
- Collection activities using a variety of Collection tools such
as Levy, Notice of Federal Tax lien, seizure, and suits;
- Secure delinquent returns using a variety of tools such as
summons and preparing substitute for returns per IRC 6020(b);
- Use computer systems to capture information secured and to aid
in the collection of Federal taxes or delinquent Federal tax
returns and to conduct research such as locator services, credit
bureaus reports, and real estate programs;
- Prepare the assembly of trust fund recovery penalty files, suit
and seizure packages and lien activities packages including
discharge, subordination, and withdrawal.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following,
You must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade
Seventeen (17) positions are located in SB/SE, Collection
Operations, Field Collection. Locations are as follows:
1 vacancy to be filled at 1200 Waters Place, Bronx, NY
1 vacancy to be filled at any of the following locations: 1301 Clay
Street, Oakland, CA (CA0281); 55 South Market Street, San Jose, CA
(CA6116); 4643 Quail Lakes Drive, Stockton, CA (CA7588); 4830
Business Center Dr Ste 250, Fairfield, CA (CA8182); 777 Sonoma Ave,
Santa Rosa, CA (CA0221); 4330 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA (CA6139);
1550 American Blvd East, Bloomington, MN (MN1675); 30 East Seventh
Street, Wells Fargo Place, St. Paul, MN (MN1600); 1220 SW 3rd Ave,
Portland, OR (OR0043); 1660 Oak Street SE, Ste 300, Salem, OR
(OR6660); 915 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA (WA0101); 500 W 12th St,
Vancouver, WA (WA0094); 1201 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA
2 vacancies to be filled at 7850 S. W. 6th Court, Plantation, FL
(FL2347).2 vacancies to be filled at any of the following
locations: 400 North Eighth Street, Richmond, VA (VA0088); 3295 US
Hwy 29N, Danville, VA (VA0784); 210 1st Street, SW, Roanoke, VA
(VA0535); 1320 Central Park Blvd, Suite 400, Fredericksburg, VA
(VA0746); 903 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 100, Hampton, VA (VA0688);
200 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA (VA1608); 7980 Quantum Drive,
Vienna, VA (VA0008).
SOUTHWEST:1 vacancy to be filled at 178 South Rio Grande St, Salt
Lake City, UT (UT1522).1 vacancy to be filled at 110 N City
Parkway, Las Vegas, NV (NV7516).2 vacancies to be filled at any of
the following locations: 2864 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs,
CO (COD001); 1999 Broadway, Denver, CO (CO1811); 301 S Howes St,
Fort Collins, CO (CO0046); 12600 W Colfax Ave, Ste C300, Lakewood,
CO (COD002); 10225 Westmoor Drive, Bldg 6, Westminster, CO
(CO1989).2 vacancies to be filled at any of the following
locations: 7350 W Camino San Xavier, Glendale, AZ (AZ7887); 1120 S
Dobson, Suite 225, Chandler, AZ (AZ8043).2 vacancies to be filled
at any of the following locations: 225 W Broadway, Glendale, CA
(CA6218); 9350 Flair Dr, El Monte, CA (CAD002).2 vacancies to be
filled at 290 N. D Street, San Bernardino, CA (CAD001).1 vacancy to
be filled at any of the following locations: 24000 Avila Road,
Laguna Niguel, CA (CA0521); 333 W Broadway, San Diego, CA (CA0316);
1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA (CA6921).
POSITION DESCRIPTION: 95516
A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at:
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.
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- 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.
- If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration
under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit
proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this
announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility
please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy
under How You Will Be Evaluated.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
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 CJEs of the
position to be filled per the National Agreement Article 13. 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: 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 you must receive a score of 80 or better to be rated as well
qualified to receive special selection priority.
To preview questions please .
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
All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating
one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( 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
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATIONIf you are a
displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click for eligibility and a
detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply
for jobs within and outside the commuting area.
IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)You must meet the
requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice
along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal.
Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDSSubmit a copy of your most recent
completed performance appraisal.
IRS employees: if a revalidated appraisal is used for merit
promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each
critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the
performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If
you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual
performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating
EDUCATION DOCUMENTATIONIf you are qualifying for this position by
substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of
your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific
education requirements and you are currently (or have previously
been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to
submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. 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 .
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
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification
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.Overview
Open & closing dates
02/05/2020 to 02/19/2020
Pay scale & grade
$76,721 to $121,668 per year
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to
applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants
requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application
process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity
announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process,
applicants should contact the hiring agency directly.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be
made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have
an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.
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