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Salary: $2,153.00 - $2,975.00
Posted: 03/15/2013

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.

Under the general guidance of your supervisor:Key, enter and verify information from remittance/source documents following written/oral instructions. Perform efficiently, meeting production and accuracy standards. Offer keying procedure suggestions to clarify or improve work processing. Inform your supervisor of procedure and/or document problems for resolutions. When requested, perform quality control and correction duties.


  • Daily use of a personal computer ranging from 6 to 7 hours per day.
  • Ability to move blocks of returns weighing .5 – 20 lbs.
  • Ability to transport carts of returns weighing between 45 – 135 lbs.
  • Ability to bend, sit, stand, and be mobile
  • Ability to sit or stand at a workstation for long periods of time
  • Ability to complete tasks that require repetitive wrist, arm, and shoulder actions.

  • Willingness to follow a prescribed routine
  • Willingness to work under noisy conditions
  • Knowledge of Data Entry Keying rules and Key from Image
  • Possess personal qualifications including: integrity, initiative,
  • dependability and good judgement
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff
  • Good attitude Demonstrated pattern of excellent attendance Work cooperatively with others as part of a team Strong commitment to customer service

Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class. Candidates who have taken the SPB Statewide Open Office Assistant (Typing) Exam are encouraged to apply as that list will be used appropriately for this vacancy. A training and development assignment (T & D) will also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.

If interested, please submit a completed Standard State Application (STD 678) and resume. APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE POSITION NUMBER AND CONTACT PERSON’S NAME IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Candidates who submit incomplete packages will be eliminated from the selection process. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Patty Yamamoto at M/S L-150. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Multiple positions may exist for this vacancy.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Key Data Operator 564 - 740 - 1419 - 001
Location County
Information Capture & Banking Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Kris Welsh

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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