WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENT 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.
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WHAT DOES A CLERK DO? There are many types of clerks located throughout the organization. Most of these clerks are involved in the processing, distributing, and managing of incoming and outgoing correspondence. The Mail and File Clerk, for example, performs a critical role in processing both incoming and outgoing mail. In fact, the Mail and File clerks process more than a million pieces of correspondence, including tax returns, each year. On the other hand, the General Clerk, whom experiences similar volumes, is responsible for processing, distributing and managing the correspondences, incoming and outgoing documents and files, once it is ready to be worked within the Business Division. All clerks perform critical roles in the Services ability to serve million of taxpayers each year.
As a GENERAL CLERK you will:
- Receive, record, sort, batch, associate, control, stage, collect, mail, extract and distribute incoming/outgoing work.
- Maintain, update, and purge suspense/closed files; examine and perfect documents; determine header data and number returns/documents; maintain supplies and prepares requisitions.
- Perform a variety of administrative tasks using an automated system which involves: assigning, maintaining, monitoring, or updating work status and inventory records; ordering research; acknowledging correspondence; maintaining, updating and initiating personnel records; administering recall/release of seasonal employees; and performing other support activity.
- Prepare and maintain regular production/inventory reports using established formats and sources of data applicable to the program, functional, or organizational reporting requirements.
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.
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