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Department of Revenue
2021 Tax Season LTE Opportunities 
Job Announcement Code(s): 20-02602

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Dane, Milwaukee
Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Financial Specialist

    Customer Service Representative

    Data Entry/Scanning

    Mail Opener/Mail Reviewer

    Revenue Tax Assistant-Obj

    Revenue Tax Representative-Obj


    Tax Representative 2

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Pay varies based on position and experience ($11-$16.00 per hour), see Position Summary for details.
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
Until the needs of the Department are met.
Assessment Information:
21201 -  010  Tax Season LTE application 
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The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) is seeking limited-term employees (LTEs) to assist with processing tax returns. These positions are located in Madison, unless otherwise designated as located in Milwaukee.  

Tax experience is not required; training is provided for all positions. LTE positions do not have benefits, but can provide valuable knowledge and skills useful in permanent positions that may later become available at DOR. LTE positions are limited to 1039 hours per year.

Position Summary:   Customer Service Representative ($15.00-$16.00/hour):  Full-time;   Respond to routine telephone inquiries from taxpayers related to WI income tax returns. Qualifications:  basic computer and keyboard skills; effective verbal and written communication skills and good customer service techniques. Spanish and Hmong language skills are a plus. Approximate duration: Jan.-May(M-F,8:00am-4:30pm)

Data Entry ($11 - $13/hour):Positions in Madison, plus 6 in Milwaukee.  Enter data,using a standard keyboard. Verify data from scanned documents in the system, checking for accuracy and make corrections if necessary. Must be able to sit for an extended period of time, while reviewing and keying the onscreen data.   Qualifications: ability to work independently with accuracy; comparison skills; ability to Type 45 words per minute/6000 key strokes alphanumeric; ability to work in a fast-paced production environment. Approximate duration: Jan-May. (M-F,6:30am-4:30pm) 

Scanner Operator ($11-13/hour): Scan tax documents into the system.  Move boxes of work to and from shelves as needed. Qualifications: Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time; Ability to lift 25lbs; Ability to handle vibration and noise. Approximate duration: Feb-May. (6:30am-4:00pm)

Mail Opener/Mail Reviewer ($11.25-$12.50/hour): Open, organize, and prep Income Tax returns for scanning. Qualifications: Sit for long periods of time with some twisting to process work; ability to handle repetitive work. Approximate duration: Dec-May (M-F, 7:30am-4:00pm).

Laborer ($11.75-$12.25/hour): Mail room support includes picking, packing, and shipping forms orders. Also slicing, sorting, delivering mail, picking up tax returns prepped for scanning, sorting forms into boxes, and then taking the boxes to scanning. Qualifications: Ability to move for most of the day; ability to lift up to 40lbs and push and pull heavy mail carts; Approximate duration: Dec-May (M-F, 7:30am-4:00pm).

Tax Representative 2, Tax Operations - Income Tax ($15-$16/hour): Review and resolve semi-complex, suspended income tax returns and payments, issue letters requesting additional information to resolve suspended returns. Review requests for information and reply as assigned. Create vouchers for estimated tax return and bill payments and review identification documents.  Qualifications: Verbal and written communication skills; intermediate computer skills; researching skills; ability to work in a team atmosphere. Approximate duration: Feb-July (Minimum 30hrs/week required). (M-F, 7:00am-4:30pm)

Tax Representative 2, Tax Operations -Business Tax ($15-16/hour): Process data warehouse cases, process returns and payments, incoming mail and other worklist items. Qualifications: Verbal and written communication skills; intermediate computer skills; researching skills; self-motivated; ability to switch between tasks; and ability to work in a team atmosphere. Approximate duration: Jan-June (Minimum 30hrs/week required). (M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm)

Tax Representative 2, Compliance ($15-$16/hour): Respond to customer inquiries via telephone and email regarding the interception of refunds  against debts to other Wisconsin state agencies. Prepare payment vouchers, determine prorated refunds, research and apply suspended payments, and conduct research on name and identification mismatches. Qualifications: Work independently and perform detailed research and analysis; problem solving, basic math and verbal communication skills; ability to maintain proper telephone etiquette;  intermediate computer skills. Approximate duration: Jan-June (M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm).

Excise Tax Assistant ($14/hour):  Open, sort and send mail. Manage paper files containing original liquor bonds; Identify closed accounts, scan documents. Qualifications: Accuracy; good verbal and written communications; basic computer skills; flexibility. Approximate duration: Jan-June (M-F, 8:00a.m. -4:30pm).

Financial Specialist ($15-16/hour: Manage returned refund checks; mail documents; assist customer service; assist with electronic imaging; data entry and reconciliation.  Qualifications: intermediate computer skills; written and verbal communication skills; good organizational skills; attention to detail.  Approximate duration: Jan-June (M-F, 8:00a.m.-4:30pm).

Special Notes:   DOR will conduct a criminal background check and a tax compliance check on all finalists prior to an offer of employment. New Selected hires must complete a fingerprint check prior to the 1st day of employment.

Qualifications:   See positions and duties above.

How To Apply:   

To apply, click "Log In" to access your existing account or to create a new account if you don't have an account with Wisc.Jobs. Once you are logged in, click "Apply Now". You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume, and then follow the exam instructions and click “save and continue” at the bottom of every page. When you have answered all of the questions, click “Finalize Exam” to submit your application for this job. Although titled exam, you are asked questions about your experience. Be sure to indicate interest in the positions currently available. Your responses to the questions are considered an assessment and will be used to determine the eligibility for these LTE positions.

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Deadline to apply: Until the needs of the department are met.

The Department of Revenue is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer and encourages all to apply.

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