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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33634

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Requisition No: 396242 

Agency: Department of Revenue

Working Title: TAX SPECIALIST I - 73003237

Position Number: 73003237 

Salary:  $2,875.12 - $6,093.67 / month 

Posting Closing Date: 06/17/2021 

This is an Internal Agency Advertisement

JOB SUMMARY: This is a Tax Specialist I position in the General Tax Administration Program, Receivables Management Field Operations Collection Process, in the Tampa service center. The incumbent provides guidance on Florida tax statutes and Department policies and procedures. The incumbent responds to phone inquiries, assists with registering new business entities, analyzes and reviews tax situations and returns, and determines tax liabilities. The incumbent collects receivables either in person, over the phone or at the taxpayer’s business location. The incumbent assists in training and educating the public and Department employees.

The Florida Department of Revenue is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability.



  • Currently employed with the Florida Department of Revenue.
  • Sixteen months of experience collecting tax obligations within the General Tax Administration.
  • Experience communicating with taxpayers regarding pre-warrant and post-warrant collections within the General Tax Administration.

SCREENING DISCLAIMER: Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experiences stated on the candidate profile and/or resume.


  • The hiring salary for this position generally will not exceed $3,433.00 monthly.
  • This position may require overnight travel to various locations throughout Florida utilizing your own means of transportation.
  • This position requires that you meet with taxpayers at their place of business and possibly assess them for past due liabilities.
  • Sometimes this position requires overtime (this may include weekends).

SKILLS VERIFICATION TEST: All candidates who meet the screening criteria/minimum job requirements will be required to take a Skills Verification Test. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70% to be considered further.

CANDIDATE POOL: Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months.

WHERE TO APPLY: All candidates must apply online at: If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monika Duncan, 850-717-7108,

The Department of Revenue is a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) covered employer. For more information review the Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act here.

REMINDER: Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tampa