Internal Revenue Service Data Transcriber *Seasonal* (Data Entry Clerk) in Kansas City, Missouri
Summary WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT DIVISION? The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. W&I provides high-quality taxpayer assistance, and enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns and make payments.See Other Information for Locations Responsibilities WHAT DOES A DATA TRANSCRIBER DO? The Data Transcriber performs a vital role in the Service's ability to process thousands of tax returns each year. In this position, you will be responsible for examining incoming returns, perfecting them to ensure compliance with the required format, and finally processing the return using the systems and applications that you will be trained to operate. This process ultimately converts millions of paper documents, including a variety of taxpayer prepared returns and related schedules, federal tax forms, and other taxpayer information, to tape. As a Data Transcriber you will: Review documents for specific requirements necessary for processing. Processes current year and/or prior year individual and/or business returns and related information. Bring documents into compliance with the required format or initiate action to obtain or clarify information not otherwise available. Identify and properly route correspondence (e.g., letters, powers of attorney, etc) to appropriate function for processing. Interpret taxpayer's intent from available data and complete the document in the required format. Prepare documents for scanning by detaching Forms W-2, correspondence, unnecessary schedules, etc. from the returns; removes staples and paper clips; and makes necessary repairs to ensure documents are scannable. Perform original entry, character identification, and/or data validation functions. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.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 Requirements Conditions of Employment Refer to Other Informaton. Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. Must be a U.S. Citizen or National. IRS Employees with Career/Career Conditional Appointments. Data Transcription/Typing: In addition to meeting the education/experience requirements, applicants for this position must possess the ability to type or have skill in operating an alphanumeric data transcribing machine; 20 words per minute typing speed for GS-2 or 25 words per minute typing speed for GS-3 and GS-4. Qualifications You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.GS-2 LEVEL: You must have3 months of full time general experience. General experience for this position includes: progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the competencies necessary to perform the duties of this position. This may be paid or non-paid experience. ORHigh school diploma or equivalent.GS-3 LEVEL: You must have6 months of full time general experience. General experience for this position includes: progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire to perform the duties of this position. This may be paid or non-paid experience. ORCompletion 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. OROne (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. ORA combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.GS-04 LEVEL: You must have 1 year ofgeneralexperience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-03 grade level in the Federal service.General experience for this position includes: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. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions. - 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. 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). Education Additional Information 25 (Twenty-Five) Positions are located in Wage and Investment, Data Conversion, Department 4 to be filled at the following location: 333 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO (MO1937) POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: 92181-GS-02, 92182-GS-03, 92183-GS-04A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspxCONDITIONS 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 be available. Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements Tour of Duty: Nights Sunday - Thursday 7:00 pm to 3:30am Season 6 to 8 months.