Assessor Clerk
Maricopa County, AZ - Phoenix, AZ

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The purpose of this position is to process, research, audit or verify, maintain, quality check, update and retrieve data for various tax inquiries .

Position Qualifications:
Minimum education and/or experience:
High school diploma or GED certificate and two (2) years of clerical or administrative experience.

Preferred education and/or experience:
Preference will be given to those with experience in the real estate industry; dealing with real property legal descriptions or title research; or experience with an Ad-valorem agency.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with Microsoft Office and 10-key skills essential.

NOTE: Degrees/credits must be from an academically accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education (CHEA).

Essential Job Tasks:
Review, verify and enter data from legal documents into Secured and Unsecured Tax Roll, and over twenty possible internal and peripheral systems and web based applications. Translate these various records into acceptable data format based on industry standards and system requirements. Determine the significance and importance of various types of data gathered to assist Appraisers in determining property values. Process legal documents and information changes for specialized areas of parcel splits, document coding, permits, parcel numbering, appeal file preparation and research, acreage or square footage calculation, ownership research, exemption certificate filing or administrative support of civil drafting. Research unusual, special or unique cases. Answer inquiries from or initiates contact with taxpayers, appraisers, other government agencies or private sector businesses about commercial, residential, agricultural or personal property. Apply official interpretation of statutes and regulations and applies to daily procedures and identify possible misinterpretations or procedural concerns. Assist the public in understanding the property tax process. Sort, prioritize and direct inquires and correspondence. File numerous types of documents into various filing systems. Search all possible data sources to gather pertinent historical information necessary to assist Appraisers in determining property values; including but not limited to appeal and permit tracking systems, exemptions, ownership history information, interactive GIS parcel maps, aerial photographs, and property titles, permits and legal descriptions gathered from Treasurer, Recorder and other jurisdictions’ shared access systems. Audit and enter statutorily required information as to update valuation, ownership, parcel history file, permit, exemption or GIS records. Complete or assist in completion of correspondence and reports. Cross train in other areas of the Assessor’s Office: Commercial, Residential, Land, Ownership, Personal Property, Mobile Homes, Records Management and Public Assistance Counter. Review and suggest procedure changes to ensure timely, accurate completion of work. Assign or complete work or special duties/projects as assigned by management.

Selection Procedure:
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the exam process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be scored based on evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a pool provided by Human Resources.

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