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Internal Revenue Service Computer Operator *12 Month Roster* in Detroit, Michigan


The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.See Other Information for Locations.


WHAT IS THE WAGE & INVESTMENTDIVISION? The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. W&I provides high-quality taxpayer assistance, and enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns and make payments.

WHAT DOES WHAT DOES A COMPUTER OPERATOR DO? IRS Computer Operators work primarily in one of our large processing centers. They monitor and maintain the continuity of equipment operations and processing workflow on our large-scale computer systems. Computer Operators analyze, isolate and resolve equipment, program or control failures that don't respond to standard operator commands. They also perform special recovery activities, assist in testing and installing new systems. They provide support to customers that involve a wide range of hardware and software issues, including setup, data collection, system failures, file recovery, testing, inventory control, and data communications.As a Computer Operator, you will Be responsible for operating and monitoring consoles and peripheral equipment on one or more large-scale computer systems.

Monitor mainframe processing and respond to questions and error conditions generated by these systems.

Prepare problem logs.

Follow processing schedule and alert lead operator/unit manager to missing input/output media. 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.


Conditions of Employment

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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments.



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

GS-04 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of general experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-03 grade level in the Federal service. General experience for this position includes: 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. ORYou may substitute education for general experience as follows: 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. ORYou may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.- The experience may have been gained in either the public or privatesector 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.


Additional Information

Four (4) Positions are located in Wage & Investment at the following location: Detroit, MI (MI0800). Conditions of Employment: We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.

Relocation Expenses: No

This is a bargaining unit position.

We offer opportunities for telework.

We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

1-year probationary period is required.

Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).

Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment 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 Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.

Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.

Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.

Tour of Duty: Monday – Friday,Day Shift 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Afternoon Shift 4:00 pm - 12:00 midnight; and Midnight Shift 12:00 midnight - 8:00 am.

Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.

Full-time seasonal (8-10 months).