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    Summary

    The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service.

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    Responsibilities

    The Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Counsel, Washington D.C. provides legal advice and litigation support services on tax matters involving employee plans, exempt organizations, employment tax, executive compensation, health and welfare benefits, and certain federal, state, local and Indian Tribal government issues to a wide variety of internal and external customers and clients.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-06. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

      • Direct incoming telephone calls to appropriate employee or business unit, and record message if required.
      • Determine which telephone calls should be referred to supervisor or other management officials. Handle calls within your scope, receive outside visitors for meetings in branch.
      • Receives and reads incoming correspondence, reports, etc., screens out items that can be personally handled and routes remaining material to supervisor or subordinates together with necessary background materials.   Determines incorrect routing of correspondence and re-routs to appropriate business unit.
      • Receives, reads, distribute correspondence. Respond to certain inquiries as required. Receives outgoing correspondence submitted for Branch Chief’s approval to ensure appropriate format, grammatical accuracy, and conformance to general policy.
      • Establish and maintain official records of travel and maintain file of open and closed cases in the branch.
      • Establish and maintain subject-matter files (including confidential files as required) in connection with the work the supervisor controls. Exercises own initiatives or revises files to meet current needs and demands for material.
      • Makes all necessary official travel arrangements for Branch Chief and branch members. Reserve travel ticket and hotel and prepare travel voucher upon return.
      • Arrange and schedule appointments for conferences including space, time people, etc.; assembles appropriate background materials for supervisor. May attend conference to prepare report of proceedings.
      • As required, uses other office automated systems such as email, electronic calendar, Word, etc.
      • Inputs or oversees the input of relevant data into automated information tracking system(s).   Produce standard and ad hoc reports regarding various subjects related to work load items.

    Please note this list of duties is not all inclusive.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    06

  • Job family (Series)

    0318 Secretary

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518018500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.