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  • From: "Denyece Roberts, MSW, RCSW" <peace05@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 17:10:24 -0500

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From: World Services  for the Blind
[mailto:mjones=wsblind.org@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of World Services for the Blind
Sent: Wednesday,  January 08, 2014 11:17 AM
To: Davis, Bruce  (NF/SG)
Subject: [MARKETING] [EXTERNAL] Contact Collection Rep Program for IRS Now

IRS  Employment Opportunities Available
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IRS  Contact Collection Representative Program Now  Taking Applications

Employment  opportunities are available now in Internal  Revenue Service
offices located in the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Buffalo,
NY; Fresno,  CA; Jacksonville,  FL; Kansas  City, MO; Puerto  Rico;
Seattle, WA. The required evaluation period for the next Contact Collection Representative career training program must begin no later than June 2, 2014.
For those accepted into  the IRS course, the training will begin on  June
30, 2014. Evaluation can take place at any time  prior to June  2.

This four-month  course trains individuals who are blind or  visually
impaired to work for the Internal Revenue Service in tax collection. Each person
selected for the course will be placed in  employment with the IRS upon
successful  completion of the program. Entry level is GS 5  with promotion
potential to GS 8. Once on the job, Contact Collection Representatives respond
to incoming telephone calls regarding tax  delinquent cases, adjustments
to taxpayer  accounts, and general service procedures. The  individual is
taught how to obtain information on the taxpayer’s financial status, potential
levy sources and taxpayer whereabouts, in order  to encourage voluntary
compliance with federal tax laws, and initiate corrective action to prevent
future delinquencies. Training at WSB  involves learning the use of the
personal computer with ZoomText or JAWS and Braille display. Students also learn technical information about tax law, regulations and IRS procedures.

Course qualifications include good independent living and orientation and
mobility skills, and the ability to read  print at 100 wpm with 75-percent
comprehension  and proficiency with ZoomText, or Braille at 60  wpm with
75-percent comprehension and  proficiency with JAWS and Braille display.
Written communication, including keyboarding for business correspondence and
filling out forms  with a keyboarding speed of 30 wpm, is required.  A
12th-grade spelling level is required, as is the ability to pass a math test using
a  calculator with 90-percent accuracy. Clients  must also be able to work
well with people under  pressure. A high school diploma or GED with four
years of college or equivalent work experience  is required.

Applicants  must be U.S. citizens and are  subject to FBI name and
fingerprint check, employment checks, income tax verification for the past three years, and any other information relevant to selection for employment. Males
born  after December 31, 1959, must be registered with  the Selective

To  begin the application process, please contact  our recruitment and
admissions office at  800-248-0734 or email _training@wsblind.org_
(mailto:training@xxxxxxxxxxx) .

Additional Programs Open for  Applications

World Services for the Blind is also accepting applications for high-tech
programs that are  perfect for consumers interested in working with  a
variety of programs, software, hardware and other applications. May 12 is the
last day to  begin evaluation for our _Desktop  Support Technician_
&e=9846aff6d2)   (DST) program, which begins on June 9. DST  prepares
individuals to work as an entry-level technician in the IT field. The program
includes  a number of certifications, and graduates have  the option to
continue to the second level of the program, _Microsoft Server Administrator_
11111aa1b&e=9846aff6d2) .

Enrollment  is also available for a limited number of spots  in both our
_Assistive  Technology Instructor_
(http://lwsb.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b8c686f09a68bc2320c49cca9&id=fbda94a942&e=9846aff6d2) and _Microsoft
Office Specialist_
(http://lwsb.us2.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=b8c686f09a68bc2320c49cca9&id=20edf413fc&e=9846aff6d2) programs. Follow the links to
download a PDF  with all of the details about the individual  programs, or
click _here_
(http://lwsb.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=b8c686f09a68bc2320c49cca9&id=c32ee4b878&e=9846aff6d2) to view our complete vocational









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