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Salary: $1,418.00 - $1,620.00
Posted: 11/01/2012

Job Description:
**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.

NOTE: Applicants on public assistance under the CalWorks Program/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) will be given priority. A letter from the County Welfare department verifying Calworks/TANF status must be submitted with your application. If verification is not submitted with your application, your application will not be processed.

Seasonal Clerks are temporary employees, working mainly during the tax season, January-May. Duties require meeting production and accuracy standards. Positions open are for Swing Shift only (Monday-Friday 3:15 pm-11:45 pm).

Generally, tasks may include, but are not limited to: Open and extract contents of incoming mail • Lift/move loads averaging 5-45 lbs • Push carts weighing 45-135 lbs • Move wheeled cages of mail over tiled floor 1000-2000lbs • Sit, walk, or stand for prolonged periods of time • Stooping, bending, kneeling, overhead reaching and lifting • Some tasks require repetitive wrist, arm and shoulder actions • Organize, sort, file, staple, and stamp ID numbers on documents • Use personal computer 7 hrs/day • Operate motorized cart

  • Read, write, and speak English
  • Follow verbal and written directions
  • Work well independently and in a team
  • Perform simple clerical work
  • Be flexible in response to changing workloads and priorities
  • Excellent attendance

You must be at least 18 years of age to apply.

If interested, please submit a completed Standard State Application (STD 678) and resume. Also, include a letter from the County Welfare department verifying your CalWorks/TANF status, if applicable. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Seasonal Hiring Coordinator at M/S A-161. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Multiple positions exist for this vacancy.

Your application must provide a phone number where you can be contacted Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Selected candidates will be contacted for a pre-employment class begining in January 2013. APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE POSITION NUMBER IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Candidates who submit incomplete packages will be eliminated from the hiring process.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Seasonal Clerk 564 - 182 - 1120 - 001
Location County
Central Office SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Seasonal Temporary   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Personnel Services, Attn: Hiring Coordinator
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Automated, Leave Name & Number
(916) 845-3650

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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