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SENIOR TAX ASSISTANT - 40000043

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Tax Administration

DATE POSTED:            

August  17, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Open until filled

SALARY MIN:  

$39,008.00 

SALARY MAX:

$70,215.00 

POSITION NUMBER:

40000064

JOB TYPE:  

Full-Time

 

 

***THIS POSITON IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANYTIME***

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The work performed includes responsible technical work involving the listing and recording of taxed properties or with the receipt of taxes and fees; preparing and/or maintaining fiscal or related records; provide administrative duties, and providing customer service. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Tax Division Supervisor.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of state law and departmental policies, rules and procedures for collecting taxes, other revenues, listing, and assessing
  • Knowledge of the accounting and record keeping systems of the office
  • Knowledge of modern office machinery required by the particular position
  • Knowledge of North Carolina General Statutes pertaining to real property ownership and taxation
  • Knowledge of North Carolina General Statues pertaining to tax relief programs
  • Ability to analyze and record information and to balance figures
  • Ability to handle large sums of money and account for them accurately
  • Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports
  • Ability to detect errors; be resourceful in locating problems and making corrections
  • Ability to communicate with others tactfully and courteously over the telephone and in person
  • Ability to interpret deeds, wills and other legal documents
  • Ability to read a map, or plat recorded

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires a High School Diploma/GED and two (2) years of customer and/or public service oriented experience performing accounting, bookkeeping, paralegal or office/clerical work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

 

CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license with a three-year acceptable driving record. Requires certification as an Assistant Tax Collector with the North Carolina Tax Collectors’ Association if duties are specific to collections within two years of employment. Requires successful completion of Listing and Assessing, Department of Revenue Personal Property Appraisal, Plat Review Officer Workshop, Land Use Workshop, Exemption Workshop if duties are specific to Land Record.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh