Internal Revenue Service Senior Stakeholder Relationship Tax Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts
Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov Responsibilities WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENT (W&I) DIVISION? A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: Wage & Investment (W&I), Wage & Investment Customer Assistance, Relationship & Education, Territory 202 division The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position. Develops, recommends and implements marketing plans, including targeted key messages, information dissemination methods, and optimum communication vehicles. Develops and recommends effective, research driven marketing strategies for agency programs, products and messages. Working with leveraged partners, reviews and analyzes taxpayers' financial information, and methods to recommend alternatives for filing and payment of federal taxes. Independently reviews tax liability issues, reviews data, identifies and addresses potential tax issues; explores issues to determine nature, scope and direction of inquiries; evaluates alternative courses of action to resolve issues/problems; develops marketing plans and products. Collaborates with partners and others to assess the effectiveness of local marketing efforts. Provides feedback and recommendations to management and partners regarding marketing events, marketing program effectiveness and additional needs for marketing products and/or communication vehicles. Coordinates activities to plan and resolve issues regarding marketing/promotional ideas. Coordinates with area and headquarter offices on marketing program development and implementation. Provides support to product development. Requirements Conditions of Employment As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination prior to appointment. We will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement. May be eligible for telework based on IRS policy. If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management. Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240)) Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct. Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check). Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency. Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies. Qualifications Federal experience is not required. 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. You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience includes Experience applying pertinent tax laws and regulations to tax issues and other reference sources such as tax code, regulations, rulings, and filing requirements for all types of taxes in order to develop promotional products; Experience with marketing principles, and techniques to plan, coordinate and execute marketing programs by using the techniques of product, price, promotion, place and the concepts of customer segmentation, behavior, buying psychology, and mutual benefit analysis; Experience evaluating promotional methods and media choices; Experience with consultative sale skills to develop leveraged partnerships; Experience with principles and procedures for contracting and budget execution. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards. Education For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. Note: If substituting Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) for experience at the GS-7 level, please note that grade-point averages are rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. The Qualifications requirements above will reflect if SAA is accepted for this position and the online questionnaire will offer the option to select SAA as a qualifying response. A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions. Additional Information Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed). Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so. We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled. The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages. This is a bargaining unit position. Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.