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TECHNICAL ADVISOR II - 4525200

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Mar 29, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601-3218

Job Requisition ID:  1872

Under general direction, researches and analyzes Income, Sales, Excise and Property Tax statutes, rules, regulations and other resource materials to prepare for hearings; confers and corresponds with taxpayers, their representatives, attorneys and other interested parties regarding the application or interpretation of the Sales, Excise and Property Tax acts, rules and regulations; represents Illinois Department of Revenue (DOR) in routine litigation hearings and status conferences that involve Sales, Excise and Property Tax; confers with supervisor to resolve difficult or problem cases that involve compliance or statutory interpretation and/or application of specific Income, Sales & Excise Tax and Property Tax issues; assists higher level staff conducting litigation cases, hearing and general law duties relative to all taxes administered by IDOR.

 

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) administers Illinois tax laws and collects taxes in a fair, consistent, and efficient manner to provide accurate, timely, and reliable funding and information to state and local constituents.  By using best practices, IDOR strives to continuously innovate and increase accuracy, efficiency, and productivity in all areas of operations and tax administration, thereby earning respect, delivering value, and being a trusted source of information.

 

IDOR is a professional-minded governmental entity that values its employees and invests in their success through training and engagement.  IDOR values diversity, both culturally and professionally, and believes it can foster a more productive work environment best suited for serving the citizens and taxpayers of Illinois.

 

Agency: Department of Revenue

Closing Date/Time:  4/19/2021  5:00pm

Job Requisition/Posting ID: 1872

Salary: $5,100-$7,661 Monthly (Anticipated Starting Salary for Non-State - $5,100)

Job Type: Salaried Full Time

County: Cook Number of Vacancies: 1 Plan/BU: RC010

 

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Description of Duties

  • Researches and analyzes Income, Sales, Excise and Property Tax statutes, routine case appeals, court rulings and decisions, regulations, field audits, investigative reports, documents of public record and other material submitted by taxpayers and IDOR auditors to prepare for hearings.
  • Confers and corresponds with taxpayers, their representatives, attorneys and other interested parties regarding the application or interpretation of the Sales, Excise and Property Tax acts, rules and regulations.
  • Represents IDOR in routine litigation hearings and status conferences that involve Sales, Excise and Property Tax.
  • Confers with supervisor to resolve difficult or problem cases that involve compliance or statutory interpretation  and/or application of specific Income, Sales & Excise Tax and Property Tax issues.
  • Assists higher level staff with conducting litigation cases, hearings and general law duties relative to all taxes administered by IDOR.

Minimum Qualification

  • Requires graduation from a recognized law school.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedures and rules of evidence.
  • Requires working knowledge of the common law and the provisions of state and federal laws relating to administrative and regulatory functions.
  • Requires working knowledge of the principles of administration and management, including organization, controls and techniques used in dealing with management and procedural problems.
  • Requires litigation skills.
  • Requires ability to maintain satisfactory public contacts and working relationships with others.
  • Requires ability to exercise sound judgment in appraising and evaluating problems of a procedural nature.
  • Requires ability to use expediently all primary and secondary legal source materials, to analyze all legal documents and instruments and to prepare, conduct and report formal or informal administrative hearings.
  • Requires skill and ability in analyzing, appraising, and organizing facts, evidence and precedents and in presenting such material, involving a moderately complex problem, in clear and logical form in written media as briefs, memoranda, summarizations, research reports or regulations.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires possession of a valid license to practice law in Illinois.
  • Requires a valid driver's license and the ability to travel.
  • As a Department of Revenue employee, it is required to pass a tax compliance check and fingerprint background check.

WORK HOURS & LOCATION/AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Work Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm

Work Location: Legal Services/Chicago Sales, Excise and Property Tax Litigation

100 W Randolph St, Chicago IL 60601

 

Agency Contact: Tanya Jennings

Illinois Department of Revenue - Human Resources

Willard Ice Building, 101 W Jefferson St, WIB Mail Code 5-110, Springfield, IL 62702

FAX - 217-782-9925

PHONE - 217-524-3954

 

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REV TRACKING #27611

Job Function: Legal and Compliance

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