Classified/Competitive 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
8656  MP - 70 TAX DIVISION CHIEF  Apr 16, 2004
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Revenue Services this class is accountable for directing the staff and operations of a Division within a Bureau or within the Central Office.
GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:
Acts as a manager of a Division within a Bureau or as a manager in the Central Office when the complexity, span of control or specialized tax expertise warrants such. The position is typically used to oversee a Division of a Bureau involved in tax auditing, tax appeals, legal matters and litigation, tax processing, tax collections, tax enforcement or centralized tax administration and internal auditing functions.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives administrative direction from a Bureau Chief or other administrative official of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Directs staff of the division.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs staff and operations of division; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities: prepares necessary narrative, statistical and financial reports for tax management; may assist in drafting proposed legislation; may act on behalf of Bureau Chief in his/her absence; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of relevant principles and practices of tax administration, tax auditing, tax collections or tax enforcement; knowledge of complex statistical methods and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytical ability.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Ten (10) years' professional experience in tax administration.
Special Experience:
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
1.
Supervisory capacity is defined as scheduling, assigning, overseeing work, establishing performance standards for employees and taking corrective measures to implement those standards.
2.
For state employees this is the level of Revenue Examiner 4.
Substitutions Allowed:
1.
College training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years.
2.
A Master's degree in accounting, business administration or taxation or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3.
A law degree from an accredited school of law or certification in any of the following may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor.

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 70 approved effective September 23, 1996 (Revised to broaden usage throughout agency)

8656A 3/15/04 cm
CC Item#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
8656  686  (36)-Tax Programs and Control
(02)-MANAGERIAL
(1)-Officials And Administrators