The IRS is hiring now for training in September. If you are at all interested, search for IRS gs5 jobs - customer contact. Apply even if you don't think you qualify. I know for sure that the Seattle area is looking for about 150 new seasonals. Training sometime pre-christmas - as early as September as late as December to be on the phones by January 14 2015. Pay grade starts as GS5 (about $32k with a raise every 2080 hours until you make gs8 - which is about $46k right now - depending on where you live), My numbers are for Seattle