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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
11/14/2019
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Staff Assistant
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Department of the Treasury | Washington, DC
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Summary

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.

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Responsibilities

WHAT IS THE PRIVACY, GOVERNMENTAL LIAISON & DISCLOSURE (PGLD) DIVISION?

PGLD is responsible for safeguarding and protecting sensitive taxpayer and employee information while promoting government transparency and accountability through better access to government information.

WHAT DOES A STAFF ASSISTANT DO? A Staff Assistant serves as a staff advisor and liaison between management and appropriate support functions on all matters pertaining to administrative and management issues. They participate in planning and coordinating programs, projects, or processes which impact functional customers in the areas of recruitment, human resources technology, facilities, financial management and security.

As a Staff Assistant you will:

* Manage internal administrative assignments.
* Monitor activities to ensure timeliness, consistency and completeness.
* Review responses, reports, and memoranda to develop consolidated responses on behalf of the organization.
* Perform special studies and research projects or assignments, which require confidentiality and application of expertise and mature judgment.
* Assess the need for and establish and/or adapt administrative procedures and practices to be used in highly unusual situations requiring deviation from standard administrative procedures.
* Keep the supervisor advised of developments and progress concerning problems and follow up with the responsible official to expedite necessary action and final settlement of the issues.
* Personally review all important incoming and outgoing correspondence, coordinating routing and the control of notes and suggestions concerning the subject matter involved before referral to the supervisor.
* Advise manager on required personnel actions, performs delegated duties as assigned, supports and manages multiple administrative processes.

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 - 01 TO 05 NIGHTS PER MONTH

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12


* Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program


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Conditions of Employment

* Please refer to "Other Information."
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* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
* IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
* Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-11 LEVEL:

You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrating accomplishment of administrative assignments. Qualifying experience includes experience: identifying, analyzing, and coordinating the integration of data into reports and presentations; providing advice to numerous stakeholders regarding administrative functions such as HR, Payroll, Timekeeping; coordinating services between stakeholders in ensuring cross-functional support activities and initiatives are carried out and conducting analytical studies of processes, operations, and/or services to evaluate program effectiveness and/or to recommend improvements to processes and systems. OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study such as business administration. OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study such as business administration. OR

You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

GS-12 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrating knowledge and skill in acquiring, validating, and analyzing information, drawing conclusions, forecasting work, and developing alternatives; Knowledge of extensive operating programs and the interrelationships among them to perform program analysis; Skills to deal efficiently and effectively with top level executives, as well as taxpayers, to establish and maintain effective relationships and gain confidence and cooperation; Skill in written and oral communications sufficient to prepare and present findings and recommendations, carry out specific action regarding controversial issues, and develop material for use in public speaking engagements.

* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.
* To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade you are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

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