Administrative Specialist 1

State of Oregon - Eugene, OR3.9

The Department of Revenue is currently recruiting for an Administrative Specialist 1 to join our Personal Tax & Compliance Division-Audit & Filing Enforcement Section in our Eugene field office. This is a full-time, SEIU represented position. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill other vacancies as they occur.

What's In It For You:
Benefits of working for the Department of Revenue include a commitment to a work-life balance and:
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members, including $5,000 in employee basic life insurance.
Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year
Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)
Duties & Responsibilities

What You Will be Doing:
Ensure taxpayer compliance with federal, state, and local laws, by performing filing enforcement activities and assisting auditors in the audit process or other compliance-related projects.

Compliance Section activities include auditing individual income tax returns, conducting in-depth examinations on businesses, locating individuals and businesses who are not filing tax returns and bringing them into compliance, collection of taxes from individuals and businesses, providing public assistance in cities where district offices are located, and coordinating on-going compliance projects.

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Frequent telephone communication with irate or hostile taxpayers or representatives by telephone.
Typical office environment.
Works on multiple tasks with tight and often competing timelines.
Extensive use of personal computer using analytical and reporting software.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
Transcripts must be submitted to receive credit for education coursework at the time of application. It is highly recommended that you attach your transcripts as additional information in case it is determined you do not meet the qualifications based on your work experience alone.

Minimum Qualifications:
Three years of clerical/secretarial experience which included:
Two years at a full performance level performing typing, word processing, or other generation of documents AND lead work responsibility OR coordination of office procedures.
Courses or training in Office Occupations or Office Technology may be substituted for up to one year of the clerical/secretarial experience.
No substitution will be made for the two years at the full performance level.

Desired Attributes & Required Skills:
We are looking for qualified applicants whose work experience most closely demonstrates the following skills:
Customer Service
Comprehension and Decision Making
Organized and Ability to Prioritize
Team Player
Verbal Communication
Written Communication
Demonstrates Integrity
Critical Thinking; Problem Solving
Participatory and Inclusive
Flexible and Adaptable
Additional Information
TO APPLY, follow the "Apply" link above to complete the Oregon Employment Application online. All application materials must be received by the closing date/time posted on this announcement.

This announcement has supplemental information required for submission. Please see the "Supplemental Questions" section of this announcement. Only complete applications will be considered.

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation. Click on the link below for additional information.

You must have a valid e-mail address to apply for jobs with the Oregon Department of Revenue. All communication regarding your application and status will be done by e-mail. For more information see the FAQ's in the additional links listed below.

Conditions of Employment
Employment in any position with the Department of Revenue for all current and prospective employees is contingent on full compliance with all programs administered by the Department, and passing a criminal background and fingerprinting check. Circumstances of any criminal conviction will be reviewed to determine eligibility for the position under recruitment.

Job Posting Number: DOR18-0108
Information Links

Veterans Information
Applicant FAQs

For additional information about the Oregon Department of Revenue visit our agency website at: Department of Revenue

If you have a disability or otherwise require an application in an alternate format in order to complete the process, you may contact Jennifer Hadfield, Recruitment Analyst at

Oregon Department of Revenue
Human Resources Rm. 135
Salem, OR 97301
Phone (503) 945-8547
Fax (503) 947-2047

The Oregon Department of Revenue is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
Core benefitsMedical, vision and dental insurance Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members $5,000 in employee basic life insuranceRetirement benefits
Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.
Paid leaves and other benefits
Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year Ten paid holidays a yearThe state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits
Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Flexible spending accounts Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.
The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.