Mail & File Clerk
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Posted on: November 16, 2021
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- Accepting applications
- Open & closing dates
10/26/2021 to 11/08/2021
$31,520 - $40,974 per year
- Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
- Bloomington, IL
- Telework eligible
- Travel Required
- Relocation expenses reimbursed
- Appointment type
- Work schedule
Full-time - Seasonal 4-6 months
- Promotion potential
- Job family (Series)
0305 Mail And File
- Supervisory status
- Security clearance
- Drug test
- Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
- Trust determination process
- Announcement number
- Control number
This job is open to
- Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or
- Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency. Clarification from the
Open to IRS Career/Career-Conditional, Treasury/IRS CTAP, & IRS RPP
WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENT (W&I) DIVISION?
W&I is focused on providing the best service possible to help
taxpayers understand and comply with applicable tax laws and
protect the public interest by applying the tax law with integrity
and fairness to all. Most taxpayers in this segment pay taxes
through withholdings, prepare their own returns, only interact with
the IRS once a year, and receive refunds. As part of the W&I
team, you'll focus on one of our four key practices:
- Customer Assistance, Relationships and Education (CARE)
- Customer Account Services (CAS)
- Compliance A description of the business units can be found
The following are the duties of this position at the full working
level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have
the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive
training to help you grow in this position.
- Processes outbound mail; supports handling of inbound mail.
Duties include loading and unloading mail, and sorting returned
mail; assisting in opening and sorting inbound mail; sorting,
tagging, labeling and stacking outbound mail.
- Operates mail equipment such as automated mail opener, mail
meters, scales, photocopier, shrink wrap machine, label printer,
tabber, and strapper. As assigned, sets up machines for operation,
making routine adjustments.
- Performs routine maintenance and cleaning on equipment
operated. Receives undeliverable and returned mail. Corrects
address labels and expedites shipment. Arranges for proper
restocking of items that cannot be re-sent.
- Identifies and resolves customer complaints of failure to
receive previously requested orders by expediting customer receipt
as described in the PWS. Help
Conditions of Employment
STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):
Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.
- 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 7:00 AM TO 3:30PM
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- Season is from 4 months to 6.
- Relocation expenses - NO
- If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against
COVID-19 unless you have a legally required exception. You MUST
provide documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021
or before appointment or onboarding, if after November 22. 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.
- 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. File a Confidential Financial Disclosure
Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
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
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: GS-04 To be eligible for this position at this
grade level, you must meet the basic requirements below. One (1)
year or twelve (12 months) of general experience equivalent to the
next lower grade (GS -03) in the Federal government. General
experience - Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other
work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies
needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. This may
be paid or non-paid experience.
OR Two (2) years of education above the high school level
(education may have been obtained in an accredited junior college,
college, university, business, secretarial or technical school.
Note: One full year of academic study is defined as 30 semester
hours/45 quarter hours in an accredited junior college, college or
university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week
for approximately 36 weeks in an accredited business, secretarial
or technical school equaling 720 hours.
OR An equivalent amount of combined education and experience. The
equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school
education and experience may be used to meet total
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's
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. If
the position has specific education requirements and you are
currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be
filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at
this time, but you must provide an SF-50 documenting you held this
job series. An official transcript will be required if you are
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
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.
1 Position is located in The Wage & Investment (W&I) Division,
National Distribution Center.
*Seasonal 4-6 months*
Review our benefits How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
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"
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