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About the Agency

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

WHAT IS THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)? The IRS is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury and one of the world's most efficient tax administrators. Yearly, the IRS collects more than $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns. The IRS Mission is to provide the United States taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
WHAT DOES A PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST DO? As an IRS Public Affairs Specialist in Internal Revenue Service your oral and written communication skills are essential for sharing information internally within IRS, and externally through the media. You'll prepare communication plans to meet specific objectives, and then develop such information vehicles as news releases, fact sheets, brochures, graphic presentations, feature articles, exhibits, speeches and personal appearances. You will work with private contractors. You will work with stakeholders to develop and pitch key messages through internal presentations and external media calls.
WHAT IS THE TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICESDIVISION?If you're ready for a challenging career opportunity, consider a career with the Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS). The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS.  The TAS mission is to assist taxpayers in resolving their problems with the IRS (Case Advocacy), and to identify and propose administrative and legislative solutions to mitigate those problems (Systemic Advocacy).

Position is located in TAS, Communication & Liaison,  Multimedia & Technology in any one of the PODs listed. The anticipated start date is to be determined at time of selection.

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


As a Public Affairs Specialist you will:

  • Perform work involved in establishing and maintaining mutual communication between Federal agencies and the general public and various other pertinent publics including internal and external audiences.
  • You will be involved in identifying communication needs and developing informational materials that inform appropriate publics of the agency's policies, programs, services and activities; and planning, executing, and evaluating the effectiveness of information and communications programs.
  • Travel Required

    • Occasional Travel
    • Travel locally and/or overnight approximately 1 to 5 days per month.

    Relocation Authorized

    • No
    • Additional Duty Location Info

      1 vacancies in the following locations

      • Anchorage, AK
      • Birmingham, AL
      • Little Rock, AR
      • Phoenix, AZ
      • Fresno, CA
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      • Hartford, CT
      • Washington DC, DC
      • Newark, DE
      • Jacksonville, FL
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