Goverment Jobs
Published
December 6, 2018
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Job Type

Description

Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Revenue has 4 vacancies located within the Business Tax Enforcement/Baton Rouge ?Section.

*This posting may be used to fill vacancies in other divisions or units in the Department of Revenue within 90 days of closing.

Vacancy Information:
This vacancy will be filled as a temporary Classified WAE (CWAE). Incumbents in these positions may not work more than 1,245 hours or 1 year, whichever comes first.

This position will bedomiciled in East Baton Rouge Parish. Applicants must select this parish on their application to indicate that they are available to work in the parish of this vacancy.

A Tax and Natural Disaster Clearance will be conducted on all selected applicants to validate the timely submission of tax returns and payments. It is a requirement that all Revenue employees must adhere to all tax laws of the State of Louisiana.
LA R.S.15:587.5, 587.6 and the IRS require the Louisiana Department of Revenue to conduct a criminal history records check of a prospective employee who will access federal tax information to perform job duties. Any applicant who receives and accepts a conditional offer of employment will require a completed criminal history records check prior to his or her first day of work.
Applications will be rejected if the applicant fails to meet the minimum qualifications, submits an incomplete application or fails to apply by the closing date of the announcement.Resumeswillnot be accepted in lieu of an application listing complete work experience and education.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment Applicants must attach a copy of college transcripts to this application. Failure to do so will result in not being considered for this vacancy. The transcripts should be added as an attachment to your online application.The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

If you are applying for a position which requires a baccalaureate and/or master's degree you may apply 90 days prior to receipt of your degree however the effective date of the appointment cannot be prior to your graduation date.Please contact the HR representative listed below to ensure that your application is accepted as eligible.

Applicants are encouraged to click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application.

Responsibilities and/or Preferences:
The incumbent of this position is responsible for reviewing dormant business tax accounts, determining the reason for the dormant status, resolution of dormant status by correspondence or research and contacting taxpayers. The incumbent must be able to analyze correspondence received and documents on file to appropriately correct the status of a business account. The incumbent must have a vast understanding of all tax laws, rules and regulations for all taxes administered by the department. The incumbent must have knowledge of tax laws governing filing requirements and assessment and distrait procedures. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of the department's computer system. The incumbent must possess good interpretational, analytical, reading, communication and listening skills. Also, must have the ability to provide professional and courteous customer service, especially when responding to the most irate caller.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Minimum Qualification Review ? See History ? Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).

"Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities"

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Jennifer Duncan
Human Resources Analyst
Louisiana Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 66378
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
[email protected]
LA Department of Revenue is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
One year of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience.
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required one year of experience.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
NOTE:
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments.Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To assist taxpayers by analyzing, adjusting, collecting payments, and resolving discrepancies on accounts relative to tax due notices.

Level of Work:
Entry.

Supervision Received:
Close from Revenue Tax Analyst Supervisor or higher-level personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
Department of Revenue.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Revenue Tax Analyst 2 by the absence of experienced-level duties.

Examples of Work

Assists taxpayers in preparing tax forms, tax returns, and tax registration forms; responds to inquiries regarding such.

Determines validity and accuracy of assessed tax liabilities by reviewing forms, documents, and payments for compliance with tax laws.

Contacts taxpayers to clarify and obtain information; informs taxpayer of tax account status, legal rights, and obligations, and computes penalty and interest.

Determines appropriate collection action (i.e. informal installment agreement, penalty waiver, extensions, etc.) as a means of satisfying liabilities, based on account history and taxpayer response.

Initiates billings on accounts not complying with filing requirements by calculating and assessing tax amount.

Sells cigarette tax stamps to authorized wholesale tobacco dealers; prepares reports on sales.

Benefits
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.
Flexible Working Arrangements ? The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities.These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.
Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.
Insurance Coverage ? Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program.The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance.Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org.
Deferred Compensation ? As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.
Holidays and Leave ? State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use.Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement ? State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others. LASERS has provided thisvideo to give you more detailed information about their system.
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