Internal Revenue Service SUPERVISORY SPECIAL AGENT (MSP) (MANAGER, PROTECTIVE SERVICES) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

WHAT DOES A FRONT LINE MANAGER DO?As a Front Line Manager, first level supervisor, you will be responsible for assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of subordinate employees. You will use your leadership skills and management techniques for planning, scheduling, and coordinating work operations, planning and carrying out the training and development of employees, evaluating employees' work performance, and in performing all other related administrative functions. Generally, you will direct the work operations of subordinates performing administrative, complex clerical, technical and/or work comparable in nature. The functions, activities, and services provided may have limited geographic coverage and support activities within specific agency program segments.

In this specific position, you will serve as a Supervisory Special Agent, front line manager in Criminal Investigation (CI) Division Headquarters - Protective Services Unit (PSU). You will plan, direct, and coordinate the work of a group of Special Agents engaged in providing dignitary protective services for the Commissioner of the IRS and other designated officials and their families, as required. You will participate in the formulation and development of specialized program assignments that represent a high degree of complexity and sensitivity that may frequently involve nationwide programs and issues, and other matters for which CI has responsibility.

WHAT IS THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION?Criminal Investigation is the investigative and law enforcement arm of the IRS. The American system of voluntary tax compliance relies heavily on self-assessments of what tax is owed. When individuals or corporations deliberately don’t comply with the tax laws, Criminal Investigation responds with financial investigations and potential criminal prosecutions to promote compliance and confidence in the fairness of the tax system.

Salary will include an additional twenty-five (25%) Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) limited to the current pay cap which is the rate for level IV of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

One position is located in Criminal Investigation, Atlanta Field Office, 1111 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC. 20224-0002 Building Code: DC0022

Duties

As a Front Line Manager you will:

  • 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 make 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.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Moving expenses will be authorized.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
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Qualifications

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

BASIC REQUIREMENTS (FRONTLINE MANAGER): You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level within the payband or GS grade in the normal line of progression in the Federal service. To be qualifying for this position 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;
  • Extensive knowledge of cost estimating procedures and cost analysis, project management, and legal and regulatory interpretations specific to the position being filled;
  • Knowledge of communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers. In addition to the above, to be qualified for this specific position, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate: Thorough knowledge of accounting and investigation principles and techniques and the ability to apply them to the planning and reviewing of tax evasion investigations; Knowledge of IRS policies, procedures, and guidelines concerning Criminal Investigation, the use of firearms, and the use of force; Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the work of special agents, and to provide instruction and guidance to agents with respect to policies, procedures, techniques, analysis, and strategies during the course of investigations; Ability to meet and deal effectively with officers and employees of the Service and other agencies as well as taxpayers as required; and Ability to provide clear, logical, and concise oral and written reports as required. If selection, you must also be able to periodically qualify with firearms, as well. Much of the knowledge described above can be acquired only through extensive field experience as a GS-1811 Criminal Investigator. Experience in a primary/rigorous law enforcement position is a mandatory prerequisite for this supervisory position.

  • 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.

Applicants for all Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) 1811 positions must meet all GS-1811 Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) Qualification Standards, including Medical Requirements, please see http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs1800/1811b.htm. Applicants failing to meet the medical requirements at the time of their initial medical examination and drug test will be considered ineligible for the position.

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Additional Information

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POSITION DESCRIPTION: 98502

A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT*:*

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
  • New managers will serve a one-year probationary period if selected. Failure to satisfactorily complete the supervisory probationary period will result in return to a non-supervisory position at or below the grade of the position in which probation is being served.
  • Subject to random drug test.
  • Existing IRS Special Agents will undergo a periodic medical examination to determine continued fitness for duty.
  • A mobility agreement is required for this position.
  • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472431900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: IR-1811-04/04

Promotion Potential: 04

Supervisory Status: Yes

Control Number: 472431900

Job Announcement Number: 17CE3-CIM0095-1811-04-RB