US Government, Department of the Treasury
Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America’s taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the IRS. It is a great place to work with an excellent benefits package and family-friendly atmosphere.
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Job Grade: 9
Total Openings: 1
The Associate Chief Counsel, Procedure & Administration located in Washington, DC, comprises approximately 100 attorneys and 80 support personnel. The primary work areas provide legal services in federal tax procedure and administration. The office’s responsibilities include legal issues arising out of the assessment and collection of federal taxes, bankruptcy, ethics, abatement, credits, refunds of federal taxes, disclosure of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act matters, and judicial proceedings which include technical electronic discovery (eDiscovery) litigation support. As a Publications and Regulations Specialist you will: Provide publishing services on regulation and other legal documents Prepare forms and other materials required by Federal administrative laws Schedule public hearings Prepare correction notices and amendments to previously published tax regulations for inclusion in the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See “Required Documents” for a list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Chief Counsel Employee In order to qualify for this position of Publications and Regulations Specialist, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below by the closing date of this announcement. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. For GS-9:
Specialized Experience: Your resume must detail at least one year of specialized experience which includes assisting office staff in preparing documents and other materials required by policy and/or regulation; scheduling calendar meetings/hearings; preparing and publishing correction notices for existing publications. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal service (GS-7). OR Education Substitution: You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D. in a related field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. OR Combination of Education and Experience: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education: Options for qualifying based on a combination are identified in the online questions. NOTE: If qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application package. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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. Time in Grade Requirement for GS-9: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-7).