Legal Administrative Specialist (Estate and Gift Tax) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Treasury



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Legal Administrative Specialist (Estate and Gift Tax) – Multiple Locations
Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury
Job ID: 539524
Start Date: 11/22/2021
End Date: 12/07/2021

Qualification Summary
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: All GRADES — SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: To be eligible for this position, at any grade level, applicants must demonstrate the following:
Knowledge of Legal Industry, including legal practices, federal codes and regulations, and application of complex legal principles to facts. To meet this requirement, the applicant must demonstrate the following experience: Substantive knowledge of state and federal laws, judicial decisions and precedents, legal codes, court procedures, legal practices, legal instruments and documents, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules specific to tax administration and compliance. Exceptional skill in researching, interpreting, examining, analyzing and applying relevant state and federal laws, regulations, related statutes, and sub-regulatory guidance, sufficient to produce written reports, relevant forms, instructions, explanatory publications, legal memoranda, proposed legislation, and other materials, sufficient to address taxpayer rights and responsibilities, propose tax legislation or regulation, and issue opinions and/or decisions specific to tax administration or compliance. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS- 11: You must meet one of the following requirements to qualify at this level. To be qualified for this position you must have successfully achieved an LL.M. from a full course of study in a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association, a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Law from a full course of study from an Accredited College or University, OR A State Accredited Law School, or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Law, OR A LL.B. or J.D. from a full course of study in a School of Law accrediting by the American Bar Association, or a State Accredited Law School, or Master’s or equivalent graduate degree in Law from a full course of study from an Accredited College or University. AND You must also have knowledge of the legal industry gained through education and experience working in a law practice or legal environment as a Litigation or Legal Specialist researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and authoring legal briefs or opinions. Applicants may also qualify with one-year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the grade 9 level (GS-9) working in a legal environment whereby you provided technical advice on legal requirements, conducted legal research and analysis, drafted/authored written opinions, decisions, and/or proposals on matters involving federal tax laws, rules, regulations, and practices. Experience must be sufficient to demonstrate: Knowledge of Federal tax laws, various State and foreign laws, judicial decisions, and precedents; Organizing, analyzing, and managing voluminous case information; Skill in researching and evaluating complex legal questions involving state and federal laws; Ability to reach a determination and take appropriate action to impact compliance with federal laws. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-12: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience working in a legal environment whereby you provided technical advice and guidance on Federal tax law requirements. Experience conducting legal research and analysis on complex Federal and State tax laws. Experience authoring legal opinions, decisions, determinations, or proposals on matters involving federal tax laws, rules, and/or regulations. Experience working with Federal, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer tax laws, including Internal Revenue Code, Tax Regulations, IRS Revenue rulings and procedures and precedent decisions. Experience analyzing and adjudicating tax matters, appeals, settlement offers, or similar work related to Federal tax operations. AND MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the GS-05, applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the grade you are applying for. AND TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to “All US Citizens”. Federal experience is not required. 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. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM’s Qualifications Standards.

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