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    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 DOES A CLERK DO? Clerks work in various functional areas within the IRS, therefore your specific duties may vary according to assignments. As a Clerk you will perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, filing tax returns and related correspondence; receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing mail; and screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.

    WHAT IS THE Wage & Investment (W&I) DIVISION: The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. Key W&I objectives are to provide high-quality taxpayer assistance, and to enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns, make payments and receive assistance. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to such disadvantaged groups as elderly and low-income taxpayers.

    Positions are located in 3651 S IH 35 or 2021 East Woodward St , Austin, Texas.
    The anticipated start date is January/March and April 2018

    This is a roster (inventory) announcement that will be used to fill positions through April 30, 2018. We are projecting approximately 165 vacancies may be filled during the life of this roster. Applicants must apply and be eligible by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: 10/20/2017, 12/15/17, 01/22/18 and 03/05/18. Applicants may also update their applications by the cut off dates listed.
    Temporary Appointment with a Seasonal - Part Time work schedule. May work up to 6 months or more in a calendar year – initial appointment is NTE 1 year. This appointment can be extended

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    Responsibilities

    As a Clerk, you will:

    • Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records,
      extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, and filing tax returns and
      related correspondence.
    • Receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing
      mail.
    • Screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.
    • Review and process outgoing mail. Maintain appropriate records
      and/or logs for tracking and reconciliation purposes.
    • Conduct searches and other follow up action on delayed shipments.
    • Examine file materials to identify primary subject matter and
      assign proper classification.
    • Locate and withdraw file material or information from records to
      meet the needs of users.
    • Periodically review filed material in the light of ongoing programs or special projects.
    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

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    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/479784000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.