Supervisory Appraiser (Team Manager) *MSP* Temporary NTE 1 Year

Department Of The Treasury Shoreline, WA
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WHAT DOES A FRONTLINE 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.

WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL DIVISION: The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement. As our name suggests, international tax administration is an important part of what we do in LB&I. As part of the LB&I team, you may be assigned to work in one of the following Practice Area segments: Treaty and Transfer Pricing, Pass Through Entities, Enterprise Activities, Cross Border Activities, Withholding & International Individual Compliance, Eastern Compliance, Northeastern Compliance, Central Compliance or Western Compliance. Regardless of where you serve, you will be supported by a variety of individuals (revenue agents, economists, engineers, computer audit specialists, practice network employees, and counsel) as you tackle the most complex foreign and domestic tax issues.

There is one (1) position located in LB&I, Central Compliance Practice Area, Territory 7, Team 1857 to be filled at either: 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA or 915 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA.

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As a FrontLine Manager you will:

* Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares 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.

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Travel Required

25% or less - Travel may be required 1-5 nights may be required per month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to… Current IRS Internal/Agency Employees

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1171 Appraising

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* IRS Employees on Career or Careeer Conditional Appointments.

* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National

If selection results in a temporary promotion, when the temporary promotion is terminated, you will be returned to your permanent position and POD of record, or to a different position of equivalent grade and pay, depending on the circumstances in effect at the time of your change to lower grade. Further conditions will be provided upon selection.


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;

* Knowledge of basic budget management principles and practices (i.e. ability to maintain and manage financial resources); and

* Knowledge of communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers.

* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or VolunteerService. 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.