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TOWN OF ENFIELD

POSITION VACANCY

ASSESSMENT CLERK

 

·         APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, February 6, 2007

·         SALARY: $28,807

·         HOURS OF WORK: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from high school or possession of high school equivalency diploma (GED) and four (4) years experience in moderately complex office work requiring some computer literacy.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides assistance to the Assessor and the Deputy Assessor concerning the initial processing and updating of ownership changes and approved exemptions for the municipal assessment records.  Degree of responsibility is commensurate with experience.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Assessor or the Deputy Assessor.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Regular and punctual attendance; routine typing, filing; deals directly with the public and municipal departments concerning general information as contained on the assessment records; answers in writing general inquiries relative to standard assessment information and motor vehicle assessment pro-ration procedures; checks assessment maps and field cards for location of properties and parcel demarcations; makes changes on exemption summary cards for all applicable exemption programs sanctioned by state law or sanctioned by council and approved by adoption of local ordinance, assists in the preparation for mailing of the personal property declaration forms, increase notices, elderly tax relief application mailings; arranges appointments for the board of Tax Review at the direction of the Chairman of the Board of Tax Review; reads deeds and determines changes of ownership; reads deeds and initially identifies splits, recombination, re-subdivisions and takes proper course of action to notify the Assessor and/or Deputy Assessor; performs computer updates on ownership and creates new account fields for newly created properties; computer update on exemptions; computes sales ratio forms for the State of Connecticut on a timely basis; acquires proof of disposition documentation and preliminarily completes forms for motor vehicle pro-rations; acquires proof of disposition for issuance of corrections via C.G.S. 12-60 and C.G.S. 12-57; tracks and gathers the sales of property from a recipient of Elderly Tax Relief Benefits; tracks and gathers death notices for recipient of Elderly Tax Relief; inputs pre-furnished data for computerized C of O program; must track and update personal property annually.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Answers the telephone; performs other related duties as necessary.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger handle feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; lift, push or pull objects up to 20 pounds.  Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption, attend to task for 45 - 60 minutes at a time, remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time and understand the theories behind several related concepts. 

 

May be exposed to dust, fluctuation in inside temperature and electro-magnetic radiation as a computer screen.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Ability to use calculators, follow written and verbal instructions; ability to deal effectively, cooperatively and tactfully with the general public and other employees; perform simple mathematic functions accurately; basic knowledge of assessment laws; local ordinances effecting local exemptions.  Must be proficient with computer.

 

This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.

 

Interested applicants apply by February 6, 2007.  Applications are available on-line at www.enfield-ct.gov or by calling the Human Resources Department at (860) 253-6345.  Completed applications can be (1)  mailed to Town of Enfield, Human Resources Department, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082 (2) e-mail your resume to jobs@enfield.org, or (3) fax your resume or application to (860) 253-6264.  The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   If you need an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.  EOE/AA/M/F

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