IRS - Accepting Resumes from Veteran Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Eligibles
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Victoria Texas, US
Work at U.S. Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers several career options for people who have proudly served our country. With so many diverse career fields available in our agency, your solid military experience and willingness to selflessly serve can avail you of a rewarding career in public service.
For consideration at IRS under non-competitive hiring authorities for veterans, please see below for more information. To learn more about opportunities for veterans, please visit .
Please select only the grade(s), location(s), and occupation(s) that you have a genuine interest in and would accept if offered.
Your application will be placed into a pool of eligible veterans for notification of available opportunities in your selected areas of interest or selection via a non-competitive hiring authority for veterans.
You may be contacted by interested selecting officials and asked to interview.
We will not be able to provide status updates other than the receipt of your application via an acknowledgement email from USAStaffingOffice@opm.gov.
You may update your application at any time until the closing date.
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies at any time without notification, in any series or grade. Typical job opportunities within IRS can include, but are not limited to, the following occupations:
0018 Safety Officer
0085 Security Guard
0086 Security Assistant
0101 Social Scientist
0201 HR Specialist
0203 HR Assistant
0301 Misc. Titles-Analyst/Assistants/Advisors/etc.
0303 Misc. Titles-Assistants/AIMS Coordinator/Taxpayer Education Tech/Clerks
0305 Mail and File Clerks
0326 Office Automation Clerk
0332 Computer Operator
0335 Computer Assistant
0342 Project Manager
0343 Management and Program Analyst
0344 Management and Program Assistant
0350 Peripheral Equipment Officer
0356 Data Transcriber
0501 Misc. Titles-Tax Advocate/Advisors/Analyst/Consultant/Auditor/Financial Management Specialist
0503 Misc. Titles-Financial Tech/Examination Tech/Clerk
0512 Internal Revenue Agent
0525 Accounting Tech
0526 Tax Specialist
0530 Cash Clerk
0544 Civilian Pay Tech
0560 Budget Analyst
0561 Budget Tech
0592 Tax Examining Tech
0801 General Engineer
0830 Mechanical Engineer
0850 Electrical Engineer
0856 Electronics Tech
0880 Mining Engineer
0881 Petroleum Engineer
0896 Industrial Engineer
0901 Legal Administrative Specialist
0930 Appeals Officer
0950 Paralegal Specialist
0962 Contact Representative
0986 Legal Assistant
0987 Tax Law Specialist
1001 Braille Specialist
1008 Interior Designer
1035 Public Affairs Specialist
1084 Visual Information Specialist
1101 Bankruptcy Specialist
1102 Contract Specialist
1105 Purchasing Agent
1106 Procurement Tech
1160 Financial Analyst
1169 Revenue Officer
1176 Building Management Specialist
1411 Library Tech
1412 Tech Information Specialist Tax Law
1515 Operations Research Analyst
1529 Mathematical Statistician
1531 Statistical Assistant
1550 Computer Scientist
1601 Publishing Program Specialist
1603 Printing Services Assistant
1640 Facility Operations Specialist
1654 Printing Services Specialist
1702 Education Services Specialist
1801 Investigative Analyst
1910 Quality Assurance Specialist
2001 Distribution Analyst
2003 Supply Management Specialist
2005 Supply Tech/Clerk
2010 Inventory Management Specialist
2130 Traffic Management Specialist
2210 Information Technology Specialist
3566 Custodial Work Inspector
6907 Material Handler
Conditions of Employment
To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement/enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD). 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))
A 1-year probationary period is required.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
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 to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the or are exempt from having to do so.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These must be unexpired original or certified copies.
YOU MUST MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VETERANS RECRUITMENT APPOINTMENT (VRA) AUTHORITY TO BE CONSIDERED.
Veterans preference gives eligible veterans preference in hiring. Preference is given in competitive appointments as well as special noncompetitive appointments. Only veterans discharged or released from active duty in the armed forces under honorable conditions (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge) are eligible for veterans' preference. If the agency has more than one VRA candidate for the same job and one (or more) is a preference eligible, the agency must apply the Veterans' preference procedures prescribed in 5 CFR Part 302 in making VRA appointments. A veteran who is eligible for a VRA appointment is not automatically eligible for Veterans' preference.
Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Authority
The VRA is a special authority by which agencies can, if they wish, appoint eligible Veterans without competition to positions at any grade level through General Schedule (GS) 11 or equivalent. (The promotion potential of the position is not a factor.) VRA appointees are hired under excepted appointments to positions that are otherwise in the competitive service. There is no limitation to the number of VRA appointments an individual may receive, provided the individual is otherwise eligible. After two years of satisfactory service, the agency must convert the Veteran to a career or career-conditional appointment, as appropriate.
Disabled Veterans; or
Veterans who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or
Veterans who, while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or
Recently separated (within the past 3 years) Veterans
Veterans claiming eligibility on the basis of service in a campaign or expedition for which a medal was awarded must be in receipt of the campaign badge or medal.
In addition to meeting the criteria above, eligible veterans must have been separated under honorable conditions (i.e., the individual must have received either an honorable or general discharge).
This announcement is only accepting applications from Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligibles.
SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS
For a list of special hiring authorities designed specifically for veterans for which 10-point veterans may be eligible. Visit web page.
You must have any specific requirements that may be required by job type and may include the following: education, maximum entry age, physical qualifications, medical qualifications, drug testing, bilingual requirements, typing requirements, etc.How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Rating: Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.
This position will be filled through the non-competitive hiring under a special hiring authority for veterans, you will be evaluated based on your submitted documentation.
Your application will be considered based on education, training, and quality of your experience.
Your application will be retained in our active files for one (1) year from the date of receipt.
Referral: Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be referred to the selecting manager for consideration as positions become available.
You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.
Resume - Your resume MUST contain dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or to present). To ensure you receive full credit for relevant experience, include the hours worked per week. We recommend that your resume not exceed 5 pages, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. If including Federal service experience, provide pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Your resume must NOT include photographs, inappropriate content, or personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number. If your resume does not contain the required information specified, or contains prohibited information as listed above, your application will be determined incomplete, and you will not receive consideration for this position. ( are optional.) Please view
Online Application - Questionnaire responses
Education (if applicable) - See Education Section above Forpositions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education for experience, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is okay) or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
Veterans' Preference (if applicable) - You MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. If you are serving under active duty, provide certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released within 120 days from the date of certification. The certification must indicate your dates of service, rank and that you will be separated under honorable conditions. Submit an , along with the required documentation listed on the back of the form if you are a 10-point preference eligible. For more information on veterans' preference view
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, your application will be determined incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
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