File Clerk **Seasonal**

    Department Of The Treasury
    Kansas city, MO
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $8.88 - $15.27

    Job Description

    WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT DIVISION? The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. Key W&I objectives are to provide high-quality taxpayer assistance, and to enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns, make payments and receive assistance. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to such disadvantaged groups as elderly and low-income taxpayers.

    WHAT DOES A CLERK DO? Clerks work in various functional areas within the IRS, therefore your specific duties may vary according to assignments. As a Clerk you will perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, filing tax returns and related correspondence; receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing mail; and screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.

    As a Clerk, you will:
    • Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records,
      extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, and filing tax returns and
      related correspondence.
    • Receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing
    • Screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.
    • Review and process outgoing mail. Maintain appropriate records
      and/or logs for tracking and reconciliation purposes.
    • Conduct searches and other follow up action on delayed shipments.
    • Examine file materials to identify primary subject matter and
      assign proper classification.
    • Locate and withdraw file material or information from records to
      meet the needs of users.
    • Periodically review filed material in the light of ongoing programs or special projects.
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    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)

    0305 Mail And File
  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
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    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.


    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

    Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older, or at least 16 years of age or older, and meet one of the following: (1) have graduated from high school or have a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; (2) have completed a formal vocational training program; or (3) have a statement from school authorities agreeing with the decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.


    GS-4 LEVEL: 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.
    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.
    A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above.

    - 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.


  • Posting ID: 556733208Posted: 2020-05-22