Title: TAX PROGRAM TECHNICIAN I, FRANCHISE TAX BOARD Salary: $2,638.00 - $3,305.00 Posted: 10/31/2013
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JOB DESCRIPTION :
Under the direction of a Tax Program Supervisor or Office Services Manager I in the Information Capture and Banking Section (ICBS) the Tax Program Technician (TPT I) provides technical and training support for Tandem System, the Image Processing and Cashiering System (IPACS) and/or the iCapture system. The TPT I ensures section staff is provided with correct and appropriate training, creates and maintains a large volume of programs and procedures utilized for all processes and acts as a technical expert and is involved with system maintenance, which involves trouble-shooting activites and annual changes. This may include, but is not limited to, identifying, researching and resolving system, processing and procedural issues, preparing and updating procedure manuals and providing training classes. The TPT I works with all programs, PIT, BE, and Non-Tax. The TPT I may also act in a lead capacity assisting the Supervisor or Manager as needed.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Knowledge and experience in processing PIT, BE and Non-Tax forms, Data Entry Keying rules and Key from Image
May be required to work swing shift
Experience coordinating and conducting training classes
Ability to communicate clearly and possess good presentation skills
Good sense of humor
WHO MAY APPLY : 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 or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. A training and development assignment (T & D) may 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.
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: 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.
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