WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS & INTERNATIONAL (LB&I)DIVISION?
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Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Large Business and International Director Cross Border Activities
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:
* Meets with managers and executives within the Service to define the overall goals and objectives of the project.
* Prepares action plans and schedules for various phases of project accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
* Prepares recommendation for resource requirements to accomplish the project; negotiates with managers of various components of the Service to obtain needed resources and support.
* Establishes a system to review, control, and report on project status.
* Plans, coordinates, and establishes operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project mission; as needed, directs the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the project.
Conditions of Employment
* 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 a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax verification. Refer to "Get Your Tax Record" at to check the status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a payment, or review answers to tax questions. If you are not in compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with IRS.
* 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.
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-time work 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 GS-11: You must have at least one year (1) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-09). Specialized experience for this position includes: Preparing evaluations for a segment or phase of a broader project or study. Experience utilizing conventional techniques to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, and devise alternatives; preparing draft reports and other substantive guidelines and materials; recommending changes and/or alternative methods, processes, and techniques to improve program and administrative procedures. Experience performing operational reviews, program evaluations, and guidelines pertaining to the effectiveness of line program operations and proposing recommendations and conducting studies of employee/organizational efficiency and productivity.
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in any related field of study at an accredited college or university.
Three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study
LL.M. if related
You may qualify with an equivalent amount of combined experience and education as described above.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-12: You must have at least one year (1) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11). Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience utilizing evaluative and analytical methods and techniques to identify and measure accomplishments and progress, revise methods, and develop new approaches to information gathering; knowledge of project management techniques to plan, schedule, and conduct complex projects; mission, organization, work processes and related administrative activities to identify actual or potential problem areas, trends, deficiencies, or other similar factors affecting operations; budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimates. Experience with oral and written communication techniques to present findings and negotiate solutions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13: You must have at least one year (1) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12). Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience utilizing a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative; applying project management principles to programs, projects, and studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and means to improve them. Knowledge of project management to evaluate complex projects and studies and experience identifying problem areas, trends, deficiencies, and other similar factors affecting operations. Experience utilizing budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimates, and oral and written communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations.
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.
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.
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.
* 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 non-bargaining unit position.
* Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.
* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
* Relocation expenses - No.
* Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
* Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. 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.
If the position(s) are no longer needed prior to the closing date, this announcement may be closed early.
This is an open continuous announcement which will be used to fill vacancies in the locations listed as they become available for the next 12 months contingent upon funding and space requirements. Applicants must apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of the following cutoff dates to be considered: Cutoff date(s): 5/11/2023. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 12-month period if needed, not later than 5 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s). Eligible applicants in the highest category who apply by the initial cut-off date will be considered first. If additional vacancies exist, applicants who applied after the initial cutoff date who place in the highest category will be considered next. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT) 4/27/2024.
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