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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  STUDENT ASSISTANT
Salary: $1,458.00 - $1,605.00
Posted: 10/22/2013

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION :
The ISB Admin Team of the Franchise Tax Board is looking for a student enrolled as Information Systems or Computer Science major, who is interested in an opportunity to gain practical experience in the area of Information Technology and process management.The selected candidate’s duties will include: Designing, testing and maintaining the Bureau’s Sharepoint Site, Views, Reports, and data. Assist with Contract & Release Management by maintaining the database, communicating with technical staff, and their customers. Develop and maintain Excel Macros. Assist with other projects as needed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Integrity, iniative, dependability, tact, good judgement and courtesy
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Abilitiy to be flexible to shift priorities and workloads in order to achieve project goals
  • Effectively manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to research, analyze and make recommendations on related assignments
  • Knowledge of SharePoint, InfoPath, Excel, Word, Visio, MS Project & PowerPoint
  • Programming experience: VB, Javascript, etc.
  • Experience working on IT projects
  • Strong work ethic, attendance, and punctuality

WHO MAY APPLY :
Must be a college student enrolled in classes during the regular term (Fall, Spring and Winter, if applicable), at an accredited college or university and carrying a minimum of six semester units (or nine quarter units for undergraduate students), with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Employment is restricted to students who are enrolled or have been enrolled in curriculum relating to in Information Systems or Computer Science. Students majoring in in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY :
Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following documents:

*A completed application includes the position title, position number and contact person’s name in the job title line, and must be signed. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents (incomplete application 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: Ernie Boston at M/S L-120. 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.

RPA #1314-1224

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Student Assistant 564 - 989 - 4870 - 001
Location County
Infrastructure Planning, Release & Support Services Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent Temporary   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/31/2013 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Ernie Boston
(916) 845-5821


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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