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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/24/23

Applications Due01/31/24

Vacancy ID137957

AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleTax Information Aide

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $17.25 to $17.25 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address W.A. Harriman State Campus or 299 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications

Duties Description The NYS Department of Tax and Finance is actively recruiting temporary employees for January-July 2024.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Open mail and prepare tax returns for processing. • Process payments for daily
bank deposits. •Resolve routine problems and issues. • Receive, screen, review, and verify documents. • Sort and distribute documents, keep appropriate records, and redirect documents as necessary. • Establish new files by numbering forms, coding, preparing file folders, and compiling relevant material. Update and correct records and files. • Create routine reports, (e.g., personal and unit production, or assist in preparation of reports by gathering data, tabulating results, preparing simple charts). • Operate office machinery, including photocopiers, calculators, computer printers, and scanners. •Enter and/or retrieve information from computer databases. •Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. • Create materials, including, but not limited to letters/memorandums, emails, and spreadsheets using various computer software programs. • Research and resolve errors and omissions on tax returns. • Comprehend complex agency and program policies and procedures. • Perform other related duties as required.
• Comply to agency and program policies and procedures.

Additional Comments Positions are available at our Wade Road facility in Latham, NY and at the W.A. Harriman Campus in Albany, NY.
The positions are expected to last less than six months and are anticipated to start in January/February 2024.
All successful candidates must be fully compliant with all Federal, State and Local Tax Laws, which includes being current with their Tax Return Filings.
Fingerprinting is required as part of the background check prior to appointment.

Note: Due to the nature of this position, newly hired employees will not be eligible to telecommute. After the specified training period, employees may be allowed to submit a telecommuting application in accordance with the Department’s policy and subject to management approval.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Antonietta Belott

Telephone 518-486-1907

Fax 518-435-8552

Email Address


Street W. A. Harriman State Office Campus

Building 9, Room 256

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227


Notes on ApplyingInterested applicants can apply online. Instructions and forms are located on our public website at:

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