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Departmental Analyst Trainee 9-P11 / Offer In Compromise Analyst

The Offer in Compromise (OIC) program was established under Public Act 240 of 2014 and amended the Michigan Revenue Act. An OIC is a request by a taxpayer for Treasury to compromise an assessed tax liability for less than the full amount. This position carries out a range of professional research and analysis assignments for the purpose of evaluation, assessment, planning, development, and implementation of the overall program. The individual in this position responds to inquiries related to specific OIC submissions and determinations and to general questions related to the assessment process, affirmation of corporate officer liability and successor liability as they relate to OIC. This position submits recommendations for approval or rejection based on an understanding of tax law, statutory criteria, and applicable rules, guidelines, procedures, policies, and regulations, including those of the Internal Revenue Service. This position will participate, as a representative, on internal projects and will participate as a member of a team that may review, research and analyze a variety of items related to the OIC processes and procedures and how they relate to Treasury overall.

Required Education and Experience
Education for Departmental Analyst 9-P11
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Experience for Departmental Analyst 9-P11

Departmental Analyst 9
No specific type or amount is required.

Departmental Analyst 10
One year of professional experience.

Departmental Analyst P11
Two years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the intermediate (10) level in state service.

Note: Experience is considered professional if the job requires a bachelor's degree.
Alternate Education and Experience
Education and Experience for Departmental Analyst (Departmental Trainee) 9 (FOR CLASSIFIED STATE OF MICHIGAN EMPLOYEES ONLY)

Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Four years of experience as an advanced 9-level worker in an ECP Group One classification.
Three years of experience as an E9, E10, or E11-level worker in an ECP Group One classification.
Two years of experience as an experienced level worker in an ECP Group One technician or paraprofessional classification.
Two years of experience as a first-line supervisor in an ECP Group Three classification.
One year of experience as a second-line supervisor in an ECP Group Three classification.

*Paraprofessional classifications are those requiring an associate's degree or two years of college. 

Educational Substitution
College credits may be substituted on a proportional basis (one year of college education may substitute for one quarter of the required experience) for up to one half of the required experience.
Additional Requirements and Information
PROMPT QUESTION. Please limit your response to one page. Your response should be included as an attachment to your application.

Provide a specific example of when you went out of your way to identify a problem. What was the situation? How did you recognize the problem? What steps did you take to resolve it? What was the resolution?

Please attach a cover letter, detailed resume and, if applicable, a copy of your official college transcript(s) to your application. For our purposes, "official college transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal. A scanned or electronic copy is acceptable, as long as it contains the elements listed above. The college/university does not have to send the transcripts directly to Treasury. Review more information regarding official transcripts. (Download PDF reader)

This position is eligible to work remotely on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and must work on-site Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Selected candidate must have a safe and appropriate designated workspace or workstation for performance of work and secure and sufficient internet access of commercial cable or wireless broadband with minimum speeds of 25 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload.

Work must be performed in the state of Michigan. If you currently reside outside of Michigan, you must relocate to Michigan to perform the duties of this position. Relocation expenses are not reimbursed.

The Michigan Department of Treasury participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Interviews will likely occur virtually using Microsoft Teams. No prior experience with Teams is necessary, as instructions and tips will be provided to all candidates scheduled for an interview.

This position has a FTINPRINT sub-class code. The sub-class code indicates the position has access to Federal Tax Information (FTI) and requires passing of a fingerprint-based background check per IRS Publication 1075.