Position Available: Assessor Aide

$35,963.20 W/BENEFITS

This is specialized clerical work involving the preparation and maintenance of assessment records under general supervision of the Assessor.  An employee in this class is required to operate a computer terminal for entry and retrieval of information.  The work involves the use of independent judgment and extensive contact with the public.  Supervision may be exercised over the work of clerical assistants.

The position requires assisting the Assessor in preparation and maintenance of assessment roll; records changes and updates information files as necessary; ascertains the validity of applications for exemptions;

reviews forms for completeness and accuracy; answers inquiries regarding assessments, tax rates and exemptions; completes annual reports of assessments for the State; assists public by providing information and explaining how to complete appropriate forms; and performs a variety of clerical tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND:

EITHER:     (A)       Completion of two years of college or business school or secretarial school;

OR:             (B)       Two years of full-time clerical work experience;

OR:             (C)       One year of full-time work experience in an office involved in the sale, transfer or evaluation of real property, such as real estate office, Assessor’s Office or real property tax service agency;

OR:             (D)       An equivalent combination of training and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Candidates must indicate typing or data entry experience, i.e. a course in typing or data entry, or typing or data entry work experience.

Candidates are subject to pre-employment physical/drug testing.

 

DEADLINE TO APPLY

SEPTEMBER 6, 2013

 

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:

                                                       CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE

PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

62 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY  12601

THE CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO APPLY.

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