Tuesday, January 27, 2009

IRS is hiring in PA

With the unemployment rate climbing, the Internal Revenue Service has hundreds of job openings, including some in several Pennsylvania locations.

From an IRS announcement released today:
IRS is Recruiting Hundreds of Revenue Officers

PHILADELPHIA - the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is seeking qualified Revenue Officer candidates for positions in the following IRS Office locations in Pennsylvania:

· Altoona
· Bethlehem
· Harrisburg
· Jenkintown
· Lancaster
· Philadelphia
· Scranton

Applicants must apply by February 20th; See for more information on how to apply.

Interested applicants must be a United States citizen and have a bachelor's degree (with superior academic achievement – 3.0 or higher overall or 3.5 or higher in major) or equivalent work experience or a combination of education and related work experience.

Examples of related work experience include:
¨ Reviewing individual/business financial condition, ability to pay debt
¨ Evaluating assets, equity and credit
¨ Collecting delinquent payments
¨ Establishing or operating a small business and/or administering a budget
¨ Counseling individuals on tax filing and paying obligations
¨ Dealing with various legal instruments (i.e.: leases, wills, deeds and trusts)

Revenue officers are trained in both tax law and collection techniques necessary for the collection of delinquent taxes and delinquent tax returns. Duties include conducting research, interviews, investigations and analysis of financial information for assigned cases, often at the taxpayer’s home or business. Revenue officers counsel taxpayers on their tax obligations and determine how they can best resolve their delinquencies, while also ensuring that their rights are protected.

Starting salary varies by geographic area based on costs of living adjustments and range between $38,177 - $44,976.

Individuals interested in a challenging career with excellent benefits, training and strong growth potential are encouraged to apply. Get the details at Application information is available at

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