Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
$114,590.00 to $148,967.00
Open & closing dates
$114,590 to $148,967 per year
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - FRONTINE LEADERSHIP READINESS PROGRAM - TRAINING
Permanent - COLATERAL DUTIES
4 vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
WHAT IS THE FRONTLINE LEADERSHIP READINESS PROGRAM (FLRP)? The Frontline Leadership Readiness Program offers well qualified individuals the opportunity to receive structured professional leadership development and experience. During the twelve (12) month training and development program, all candidates will participate in a pre-classroom orientation, complete ELMS and other online courses, complete Career Learning Plans, and attend leadership-training classes (on-line virtual and/or face-to-face budget permitting) and participate in a variety of developmental assignments. In addition, candidates will be assigned a mentor and receive one two week shadow assignment and a 60-day minimum developmental acting assignment. This acting assignment may result in a temporary promotion. No further competition will be needed for any temporary promotions to a Frontline Manager position if more than 120 days for those selected under this FLRP announcement. While on an acting assignment, you may advise/counsel employees, complete performance appraisals, control workload flow, set goals, timelines and completion schedules.
WHAT IS THE NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS ORGANIZATION? The offices currently assigned to National Headquarters are IRS Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner Operations, Deputy Commissioner Services and Enforcement, Chief of Staff, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Office of Affordable Care Act, Office of Compliance Analytics, Office of Professional Responsibility, Online Services, Return Preparer, Whistleblower and Research, Applied Analytics and Statistics. These offices serve as resources to the Commissioners providing a variety of unique of services.
4 Positions are in The Office of Research, Applied Analytics and Statistics (RAAS) located at 77 K Street NE, Washington, DC (DC0189).
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As a Frontline Leadership Readiness Program Candidate you will:
Remain in your current position and post of duty.
Participate in a 12 month training and development program that will include a developmental acting assignment and a variety of developmental activities.
Possibly be required to complete details or developmental assignments in a geographic location(s) outside of your current post of duty.
While on Acting Assignments you may:
Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of work.
Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
Evaluate work performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for outstanding performance recognition and/or disciplinary action.
Give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on work and administrative matters.
Interview candidates for positions within the organization/unit, and recommend appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions.
Hear and resolve complaints from employees, refer group grievances and/or more serious unresolved complaints as appropriate.
Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommend other actions in more serious cases.
Identify developmental and training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training.
Initiate ways to improve production, work processes, and/or to increase the quality of the work directed.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov
Occasional travel - 1 TO 5 Nights Per Month May Be Required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
IRS National Headquarters current employees permanently assigned to Research, Applied Analytics and Statistics on Career/Career Conditional appointments in the competitive service.
Current permanent Frontline Managers, former permanent Frontline Manager, and employees previously in FLRP will not be considered for this leadership readiness opportunity.
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Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Managers, All Other
Program Management Analyst
Conditions of Employment
Must Be a U.S.Citizen or National
IRS Employees on Career Or Career Conditional Appointments.
Please refer to Conditions of Employment.
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Candidates not meeting the National Headquarters’ Frontline Leadership Readiness Program requirements at the end of the first year may be extended in the program for up to an additional year to complete the necessary training/development activities.
Candidates will remain in their current position and post of duty during their participation in the program. During the 12 month program, candidates whose performance and progress do not merit continuing in the program will be released from the program.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS (FRONTLINE LEADERSHIP READINESS PROGRAM): To be minimally eligible/qualified for the readiness program you must have at least a fully successful or higher on your current annual performance appraisal and at least one year of specialized experience in your current position and/or position previously held on a temporary or permanent basis which must be equivalent to the next lower level payband in the normal line of progression for a frontline manager position.
-The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. 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.
A developmental assignment involving a temporary promotion will require the candidate to meet the specific qualifications for that position. To be qualified for a temporary development assignment (promotion) to a Frontline Manager position, while in the readiness program, your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate:
Knowledge of management techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations concepts, to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment, and space for the accomplishment of all program objectives with combined technical and administrative oversight;
Knowledge and understanding of regulations, other official guidance and principles, including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs specific to the position being filled;
Knowledge of cost estimating procedures (sufficient to manage financial resources), project management, and if required, legal and regulatory interpretations specific to the position being filled;
Knowledge of communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers.
Experience sufficient to demonstrate proficiency in the technical competencies required of the developmental opportunity.
If the development opportunity is to a position that has a positive educational requirement, you may be required to submit a transcript(s) at a later date.
POSITION DESCRIPTION 92802
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REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the individual listed in this announcement. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If the State Rehabilitation Center or the State Commission for the Blind has certified you as eligible for reasonable accommodation, you may wish to contact your counselor to apply for employment through the IRS Disability Employment Program in addition to applying for this vacancy announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants determined eligible and qualified will be rated and ranked based on their quality and extent of their experience, education, training, performance, and awards as follow:
Complete the Leadership Succession Review (LSR) Assessment. Step by step instructions, the on-line self-assessment and managerial assessment, are available at http://hco.web.irs.gov/apps/CAC/LSR2/mgr_check.asp
You will need the final managerial results from this assessment to complete your USAJOBS/CareerConnector on-line application.
Complete the USAJOBS/CareerConnector on-line application process. During the on-line process, you will respond to a series of questions which will be used to determine your eligibility/ qualifications, as well as to collect other pertinent information required for this training position.
Make sure you submit a comprehensive resume which details information to support your qualification and eligibility. Qualifications will be verified based on the information provided in the entire application package. Failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a Not Qualified determination for this position. For tips on preparing your resume click http://www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/ResumeTips.pdf
; for cover letter tips click http://www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/CoverLetterTips.pdf
Applicants must have a fully successful or higher rating on their current annual performance appraisal to be considered eligible for this opportunity.
Awards will only be considered in the selection process and will not be included in the overall rating.
Eligible applicants may be prompted to complete the Technical Competency Narratives at the end of the application process. Applicants will use the space provided to address the technical competencies specific to the position(s) for which you are applying. The technical competencies for this position are:
Analysis and Decision Making, Influencing/Negotiating, and Oral and Written Communication.
All eligible applicants will be considered and may be required to participate in a selection interview.
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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this training position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) http://www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/CoverLetterTips.pdf
To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips http://www.jobs.irs.gov/downloads/ResumeTips.pdf
Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.
Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.
IRS employees: if a revalidated appraisal is used for this program, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.
Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at http://jobs.irs.gov/seasonal/reasonable-accommodation.html
We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Alexis.Bancroft@irs.gov if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
To begin, either click the Create a New Account button and follows the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the Apply Online button and follows the prompts.
You will be re-directed to Treasury's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to My Account to view and update your information, as necessary.
To complete, you must click the Finish button located at the bottom of the Application Review page.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org
and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk
Agency contact information
IRS JOBS ONLINE HELP DESK
1-866-743-5748 opt 1
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
1040 Waverly Avenue
Holtsville, New York
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You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.”
Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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