TAX HISTORY CLERK 0075
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class assists the Tax History Supervisor in supervising and participating in the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the computerized tax history system in the Department of Finance and Taxation. Work requires combined knowledge of property tax payment regulations, records requirements, and the maintenance of automated tax history records. Technical supervision is exercised over employees using the automated system. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
in supervising the overall maintenance and day-to-day operation of the
Oversees computerized tax billing and the posting of tax payments to the system;
Coordinates the information supplied by Towns with the County's database;
Assists with the design of tax bills and forms for use with automated system; makes procedural recommendations affecting system operation; supervises on-line input;
Interprets tax history information contained in system;
Trains employees in operation of data terminals;
May act as liaison between the Treasurer's Office and Data Processing, Town Tax Receivers, Town Assessors and Town data processing units.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of property tax payment regulations and record keeping mandates; thorough knowledge of the computerized tax history system in use; good knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and machines; ability to analyze and interpret tax history records; ability to follow complex written and oral instructions; ability to interpret and explain regulations and to set up practicable working procedures; ability to plan, supervise and review the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Four years of experience in the maintenance of automated property tax records.
Two years of permanent competitive status as a Principal Office Assistant, Senior Account Clerk or Senior Account Clerk Typist in the Department of Audit and Control.