Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled
2% COLA effective January 5, 2019
Salary: I: $16.09 - $19.54
Job Type: Full - Time
Job Status: Permanent
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The Calaveras County Office of the Assessor is seeking an Assessment Technician I to join their team. This position is full time, with a work schedule of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. and comes with an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, a CalPERS pension and much more. There will be a practical exam and panel interview for this opportunity.
This is a flexibly staffed, four part series but will only be filled at the I level. Incumbents will be expected to perform increasingly complex duties, requiring specialized knowledge of the functions performed in the Assessor’s Office. Incumbents are expected to possess technical knowledge as it relates to applicable computer technology and Revenue and Taxation Codes.
This is the entry level position in the Assessment Technician series. The incumbent will work under close supervision while being trained and will gradually work more independently as knowledge and skills are acquired. More of the routine work will be assigned to this class. Incumbents are expected to develop basic assessment skills and assume responsibility for one or more key assessment functions.
- Performs clerical and technical work in the production and maintenance of the county assessment rolls.
- Maintains records and indexes involving ownership, mailing and situs addresses, property locations, sales data and licensed mobile homes.
- Processes parcel splits, address changes, recorded documents, property statements, building permits, mobile home registrations and miscellaneous surveys.
- Checks appraisal computations for accuracy.
- Analyzes legal documents to determine if a re appraisable event for property tax assessment purposes has occurred.
- Responsible for processing exemptions, exclusions from reappraisal and supplemental assessments.
- Processes corrections to the assessment rolls.
- Prepare correspondence to attorneys, title companies and the public.
- Works with outside agencies, the public, and others regarding Assessor operations.
- Provide difficult assessment explanations to taxpayers.
- Other duties as may be assigned.
State revenue and taxation laws governing the preparation of assessment rolls and the assessment of property; mapping procedures used in assessment work; organization, operation details, and procedures of the County Assessor’s Office; operation of standard office equipment and tools including computers, printers, copiers, and fax machines; computer applications including standard and specialized office programs; proper grammar and spelling; filing, indexing and source of information; miscellaneous legal documents.
Understand and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations; read and interpret property deeds and other legal documents; accurately perform a wide variety of mathematical functions and input data with speed and accuracy; operate office equipment including a personal computer; learn new computer applications; adapt to changing assignments and work tools; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
Education, Training and Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school. No experience is required. There will be on the job training.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
- Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
- The successful candidate must take and pass an exam to be certified as an Assessment Analyst from the State Board of Equalization before the end of the one year probationary period or employment will be terminated.
Interested individuals must submit the following:
- Calaveras County application
- Cover letter
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a standard office environment; use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.
This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.