Media Relations Office Tel. 617-316-2224
Peggy Riley ME-2007-23
For Release: Immediate
June 1, 2007
IRS is Recruiting Revenue Officers in Portland, Maine
Portland"¦The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is seeking qualified Revenue Officer candidates for positions in the Portland, Maine IRS Office. Applicants must apply by June 21s see www.usajobs.opm.gov 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.
Individuals interested in a challenging career with excellent benefits, training and strong growth potential are encouraged to apply. Get the details at http://www.jobs.irs.gov/home.html. Application information is available at www.usajobs.opm.gov . The IRS is an equal opportunity employer.
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