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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES
02610
(Competitive)




DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves responsibility for assisting the Director of Real Property Tax Services in operating a comprehensive advisory tax and assessment service for local government taxing jurisdictions. An employee in this class is responsible for assisting the agency administrator in the effective operation of a governmental consultative tax and assessment service for local civil division of government. Major emphasis is placed upon assisting assessment personnel in effective methods of assessment, property title and taxation procedures and on assisting Tax Receivers/Collectors in taxation procedures. Supervision is received from the Director who assigns and reviews work through conferences and submission of written reports. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of clerical and technical employees. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Advises towns concerning property title and assessment questions.

Advises tax Receivers and Collectors in taxation procedures.

Aids towns and school districts in establishing tax rates.

Audits tax records to re-levy unpaid taxes, prepare tax rolls and vouchers.

Provides training for towns, villages and schools in data processing procedures and requirements.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of property titles.

Good knowledge of the principles, practices and methods associated with the assessment and taxing of real property.

Working knowledge of data processing procedures.

Working knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.

Ability to establish and maintain a harmonious working relationship with other governmental units and the general public.

Ability to follow complex instructions, both orally and in writing.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

PROMOTION

Two (2) years immediately preceding the date of examination as a permanent competitive class Director of Tax Preparation.

OPEN-COMPETITIVE

A) Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and four (4) years work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in tax preparation, establishing tax rates, auditing tax records and working with towns concerning property titles, assessment and taxation procedures. Candidates must have at least two (2) years experience working with data processing in planning and submitting job requests, running and reviewing assessment and taxation programs and supervisory experience.

B) Eight years of work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in tax preparation, establishing tax rates, auditing tax records and working with towns concerning property titles, assessment and taxation procedures two (2) years of which must have involved working with data processing in planning and submitting job request, running and reviewing assessment and taxation programs as well as supervisory experience.

C) An equivalent combination of A and B above.

Revised 6/96