New Job Tax Examiner 1 In Pennsylvania

Tax Examiner 1
Tax Examiner 1

Tax Examiner 1

Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $36,245 - $54,083 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description


The Department of Revenue is seeking enthusiastic and hard-working individuals with excellent communication and customer service skills and who thrive on working in a fast paced detail oriented environment. If this describes you, apply to join our team of Tax Examiners today! Training will be provided to the ideal candidates to be successful in this position. This is a great entry level opportunity for an individual looking to break into commonwealth employment.

Put your experience, knowledge and skills to use. Join the Department of Revenue and experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying the professional career growth, healthy work/life balance, and numerous promotional opportunities that state government provides!

As a Tax Examiner 1, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to review and examine tax data, schedules and associated documents; read and interpret correspondence; and the interpretation and explanation of Pennsylvania's tax laws, rules, regulations and procedures to taxpayers, accountants and their representatives.

Candidates will be answering telephones and assisting callers; must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; operate telephone and computer systems; operate general office equipment; and perform intermediate arithmetic calculations. Candidates need to have a good work ethic and organizational skills, and have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

For more information, please see complete position description.

Preferred experience includes work experience answering telephone calls and assisting callers and customer service experience.

Work hours are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm or 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

You will be expected to work from home (telework) full-time. You must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Strawberry Square, Harrisburg.

About the Department of Revenue

Our Mission: To fairly, efficiently, and accurately administer the tax laws and other revenue program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Established in 1927, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is charged with collecting and distributing most of the tax monies due to the commonwealth. The scope of services and programs provided by the department affect every business and citizen in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The objective of the Department of Revenue is to be a leading tax administration and public service agency known for customer service, integrity, innovation, processing and compliance that funds government services for the benefit of all Pennsylvanians, with a caring and professional workforce.

Why work at the Department of Revenue?

We value comprehensive training and personal development to help you grow and see your goals become a reality. Additional benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for professional career growth
  • Stable and supportive work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Retirement packages
  • Paid time off for most major U.S. holidays
  • Healthy work/life balance
  • As a commonwealth employee, you can come to work each day knowing that you’re helping to improve the lives of your fellow Pennsylvanians.

Learn more about the Department of Revenue at our website: We hope to hear from you!


Two (2) years of general office work; OR An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Preferred Qualifications (preferred but not required).
Telephone experience - answering calls and assisting callers
Customer service experience
Experience using a PC

Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e. relevant, detailed experience/education). Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.

Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.