ASSESSMENT AIDE 0601
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under direct supervision, an employee in this class performs elementary field and office work in assembling data for the assessment of real property. Little independent judgment and few independent actions are required. Assignments are received with specific instructions until routine duties are mastered and supervision is provided by a higher level technical or administrative employee. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Assembles data on real property and prepares it for review;
Assists in the inspection of real property, making sketches and taking notes on findings;
Performs general office work consisting of filing, tracing maps and layouts, revising assessment cards and assisting the public;
Operates standard office machines such as desk calculators and adding machines;
May assist the public by explaining procedures of the Assessor's Office;
May assist higher level technical staff in compiling comparable sales data work-ups for grievance and/or Small Claims proceedings in response to taxpayer grievances.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to make mathematical computations quickly and accurately; ability to draw simple sketches, maps and plans, ability to maintain records and retrieve pertinent data; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
At the time of appointment and during employment in this title employees must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.