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Salary: $2,638.00 - $3,305.00
Posted: 02/26/2014

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 direction of a Tax Program Supervisor and the technical direction of a Tax Program Technician II you perform a variety of duties in support of our POA workload. The incumbent is responsible for processing POA Declarations and responding to requests from taxpayers and their representatives, as well as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The workload activities include entering data from the various POA forms into a computerized database and generating letters to educate taxpayers and their representatives when requests are incomplete.


  • Knowledge of FTB POA policies and procedures.
  • Experience processing FTB POA forms.
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and dependability.
  • Ability to remain flexible and open in response to changing priorities and workloads.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of FTB systems (TI, BETS) and data entry skills.
  • Experience and success working in a fast paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and customer service oriented with commitment to a taxpayer centric approach.
  • Ability to accept and utilize constructive feedback.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).

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.

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: Andrew Abucay at M/S F-283. 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 #1314-3584 to 3488

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Tax Program Technician I 564 - 728 - 9587 - 001
Location County
Correspondence Analysis Support and Education 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
Andrew Abucay
(916) 845-3065

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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