Data Transcriber *Seasonal* *12 Month Roster*
Company: The Department of the Treasury
Posted on: March 15, 2020
WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT (W&I) 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 Additional Information for Locations
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
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
- Identify and properly route correspondence (e.g., letters,
powers of attorney, etc) to appropriate function for
- 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
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
Conditions of Employment
- Refer to Additional Information.
- Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- IRS Employees with Career/Career Conditional Appointments.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
GS-04 LEVEL: You must have 1year of general experience 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.
Two (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.
A combination of education and experience equivalent to that
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.
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 . 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.
158 positions in Wage and Investment (W&I), Submission
Processing to be filled in: 1160 W 1200 S, Ogden, UT, 1973 North
Rulon White Blvd, Ogden, UT
62 positions may be filled on days.
96 positions may be filled on swings.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: 92183
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
- Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday, Day Shift 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM,
Swing Shift 4:00 PM - 12:30 AM and 4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
- Career/Career Conditional appointment with a full-time seasonal
work schedule of 4-6 months and subject to recall when workload
- Eligible for Health Insurance.
- Season length 4-6 months.
- Anticipated start date: October 2019 - March 2020.
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
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) Documentation: If you are
a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click for eligibility and
a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligible 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/Awards: Submit a copy of your most recent
completed performance appraisal. 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 Documentation: If 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
09/30/2019 to 08/03/2020
Pay scale & grade
$14.54 to $18.90 per hour
Full-Time - Seasonal
158 vacancies in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
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.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
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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Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
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