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REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT AIDE
00440
(Competitive)



DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves responsibility for performing a variety of subprofessional tasks that pertain to the preparation and maintenance of assessment rolls, property records and other necessary records in a computer-assisted valuation system. The work is performed under the general supervision of the administrator in charge of the municipality's valuation system. Supervision is not exercised by an employee in this class. Certain assignments made to employees in this class will require reasonable access to transportation to meet field work requirements made in the ordinary course of business in a timely and efficient manner. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Uses a personal computer or computer terminal to input and update assessment data.

Reviews and approves or revises changes to assessment records as directed by the

Assessor.

Corrects and resolves problems resulting from any errors on assessment records under the direction of the Assessor.

Gathers data on real property via field inspection to be used to determine assessments.

May photograph various properties for the Assessor.

When Assigned to the Town of Manlius Assessment Office:

Maintains and updates assessment records by use of New York State Assessment Roll Levy Module Accounting System and its data processing phases, side records and utility programs.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment as used in an Assessment Office.

Good knowledge of business arithmetic.

Working knowledge of modern property assessment methods.

Working knowledge of real property values and building methods.

Ability to collect and record property valuation information from a variety of sources.

Ability to interpret sketches, maps and plans.

Ability to deal effectively with the public.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. One (1) year of work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in abstracting tax records, examining titles to real property, maintaining real property records or gathering data for the valuation of real property; or,

B. Two (2) years of clerical work experience, or its part-time equivalent, which must have involved public contact; or,

C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

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