JOB TITLE: OFFICE ASSISTANT
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Under general supervision, performs a variety of clerical and bookkeeping duties in support of the functions and activities of the Tax collector's Office. Provides customer assistance, balances receipts, etc. Collects tax payments and necessary records. Must be bonded. Reports to the Tax Collector.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Receives tax money from County residents for taxes owed on real estate, enters payment records into computer; issues receipts for funds collected; prepares and makes daily deposits.
Provides assistance to customers which includes such duties as providing information regarding tax status, procedures and other tax matters via communication in the office and/or via telephone.
Interacts and communicates with various persons and departments in order to provide and/or exchange information including Department of Motor Vehicles, County schools, lawyers, various County agencies, etc.
Utilizes a computer for the purpose of retrieving taxpayer information and to record payment information.
Balances daily and monthly monies collected against computer records/ledger records to ensure balance.
Performs a variety of duties relative delinquent vehicle taxes including flagging delinquent taxes via computer, notifying taxpayers of delinquencies, suspending tags and driver licenses of owners if property taxes are not paid, clearing tags and driver licenses when taxes are paid, etc.
Maintains files and types letters and correspondence while utilizing various office machines such as computers, printer, typewriter, telephone, copier, calculator, cash register, etc.
Utilizes various office machines such as a computer, telephone, copier, calculator, cash register, etc.
Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of documents and reports such as tax receipts, daily collection records, tax bills, etc.