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    The IRS Internal Recent Graduates Program affords a developmental opportunity to IRS employees, who have graduated within the previous 2 years from a qualifying educational institution or program. If selected, you will be placed in a developmental position as an IT Specialist GS-2210 with a full working level of a GS-12 position in the Information Technology Division.

    In order to successfully complete the Recent Graduates Program, you must complete 1 year in the position, a minimum of at least 40 hours of interactive training, and demonstration of successful job performance. If or any reason do not successfully complete the program you will be returned to the previous grade of the same or similar position you previously held within IRS prior to being selected for the Recent Graduates Program.

    WHAT IS THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION: The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.

    Positions are remain in post of duty.
    *3 MONTH ROSTER* IT-WIDE Selection may be made in any Division under Information Technology announcement establishes a 3 MONTH ROSTER of eligible applicants to be referred as vacancies become available. This roster will be utilized for up to 3 months from the date the roster is established. All applicants must apply and be eligible (and meet qualifications) at the time the announcement closes to remain on the roster. Applicants will be referred as vacancies become available.
    This position is covered by a formal development plan and pay retention may be authorized for employees entering at a lower grade level with promotion potential back to their current or higher grade.

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    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-2210-12. You will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this developmental position.

    As an Information Technology Specialist (General Program) you will:

    • Lead local implementation of large-scale projects, involving major nationwide systems. Identify computer requirements and limitations to help define user problems and needs.

    • Provide technical advice and assistance on all projects, especially those with local impact.

    • Perform feasibility studies of proposals, considering costs and benefits. Lead or participate in long range or major implementation initiatives, and coordinate local activities associated with all or most phases of planning, implementation, and evaluation of mainframe systems.

    • Lead local projects to analyze requests for new programs and modifications of existing programs. Determine how the system should be organized and what equipment demands will result. Identify specific data elements, program layouts, interrelationships, sequences, and internal logic upon decision to automate. Code, test, debug, coordinate, and document the application.

    • Provide technical advice and assistance to other technical analysts and technicians regarding system design and development, alternative processing methods and improvements, file design and organization, access methods, security requirements, and associated software and utility programs.

    • Recommend technological and procedural solutions to improve operational efficiency.

    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/

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Amended to extend closing date and increase vacancies to 125 positions.

    Positions are remain in post of duty.

    Open to IRS employees on Career or Career Conditional Appointments in the competitive service who are Recent Graduates and have completed a degree or certificate from a qualifying education institution within the previous 2 yrs.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457299800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.