Supervisory Associate Advocate (NTE 1 YR, MBE, MBP)
Internal Revenue Service - Department of the Treasury
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: To be minimally qualified for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level payband or GS grade in the normal line of progression. Specialized experience would include one year of substantive supervisory or program management experience at the GS-13 or GS-14 level or equivalent level manager or comparable management or leadership experiences outside of Federal service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate: Experience applying management techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations concepts, sufficient to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment, and space, and to accomplish program objectives through combined technical and administrative oversight; Experience planning, directing, and evaluating work of subordinate managers, employees, and/or others; Experience applying appropriate operations, policies, applicable laws, regulations, rules, practices, procedures, and techniques sufficient to provide oversight and direction in the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs directly related and/or specific to the position being filled; Experience applying budget and fiscal methods used in establishing and maintaining an organization. Experience working on major programs segments, organizational structures and/or functional responsibilities specific to the position being filled. AND Your experience must include experience advocating for clients to effect resolution of tax controversy matters; experience of tax matters demonstrated by career experience in accounting, financial or legal management positions or serves in a management position that includes tax administrative responsibilities; experience of operating policies, procedures, and processes of a large organization; experience participating in councils, task forces, or other area or national initiatives that cross organizational boundaries; experience which demonstrates an understanding and ability to discuss different tax issues, policies, practices and laws in a variety of situations and different geographic areas, including advocating for a tax position that may be considered contrary to the traditional tax interpretation; demonstrates sensitivity to social, economic, and Congressional Administration and/or public perception of an organization. AND TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to “All US Citizens.” Go to Understanding the IRS Paybands for GS/IR conversion. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM’s Qualifications Standards.
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