Municipality: town of Montville
Position: assessor clerk III
union position with benefits - $23.00/hr
NATURE OF WORK:
The Assessor Clerk III performs responsible and confidential, technical
field and office work assisting the Assessor in performing all the activities
of the Assessor’s office. Work involves making
routine office decisions in accordance with established procedures, the
exercise of independent judgment, initiative, and flexibility.
The Assessor Clerk III works under the direct supervision of the
Assessor and the general supervision of the Finance Director and the Mayor.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
classifying, summarizing, and recording all assessment and administrative transactions
in the Town's appraisal and administrative computer systems.
CAMA system for logging, filing and inputting data into the appraisal and
administrative computer systems.
Utilizes word processing, database and/or spreadsheet software.
Assists the Assessor in 1) revising records relating to taxpayer’s
addresses and property ownership and 2) administering the elderly tax-relief
general administrative duties. Provides
information to other members of the public, attorneys, and Town
Departments. Responds to general
information inquiries and complaints, directing unusual inquiries and/or
concerns to the appropriate official.
Receives and screens telephone calls in a polite and knowledgeable
manner. Greets visitors and determines
the nature and purpose of the visit. Takes accurate messages, as needed.
with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) computerized system and, as such,
must be highly ethical and able to maintain strict confidentiality.
and records authorized tax exemptions.
applications for the elderly homeowners program and other programs for an
exemption program and/or tax credit.
in professional organizations to remain current in the assessment
attendance is a requirement of this position.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
to assist in the Tax Collector’s office.
Performs related work as required.
Education and Experience:
from high school or GED equivalent plus one (1) years progressively responsible
experience in office administration.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
balance a spread sheet and knowledge of how to prepare and detect errors. Ability to use a calculator proficiently.
operation of the following tools and equipment:
Tape measure, personal computer, calculator, phone, copy machine, fax,
scanner, and computerized property
complete forms neatly and to compile results.
Ability to type proficiently.
answer a phone in a
professional manner and how to transfer a call to the
applicable area. ·
communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
to work accurately with names, numbers, colors, codes and/or symbols.
Ability to 1) perform multiple tasks
with interruptions, 2) perform duties promptly with attention to detail and
accuracy, 3) learn the special laws and regulations pertaining to assigned
work, 4) prioritize and organize work, and 5) organize and express thoughts and
ideas through written and oral communication.
maintain confidentiality. Ability to
carry out all responsibilities of the job independently and without
supervision. Ability to adjust quickly
to changing priorities in a sometimes stressful environment.
to establish and maintain effective working relationships with State and
Federal officers, town officials, public officials, residents, the general
public, other departments and agencies, and co-workers.
License or Certification:
state driver's license, or ability to obtain one.
The physical/mental demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. Physical
stamina and endurance is required.
performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to: speak;
hear; sit; walk; and stand. The employee must have the ability to routinely use hands, fingers
and wrists for repetitive motion; to use hands to finger, handle, feel or
operate equipment, objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms; drive, get in and out of vehicles;
tolerate exposure to environmental allergens. The employee is occassionally
required to: climb steep terrain or stairs to various levels; bend, twist;
stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up
to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required
for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color
vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate
computers and various pieces of office equipment. The employee must be able to hear normal
sounds with the presence of background noise, as in hearing using a
telephone. The noise level in the work environment
ranges from usually quiet to moderate in the office and moderate to loud in the
While performing the
duties of this job, the employee works in both an office setting and
outside. Outdoor work is required during
the inspection of various properties and land developments, i.e., construction
sites. When working outside the employee
may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat,
rain, snow or fumes or airborne particles any of which may cause marked bodily
discomfort. In addition, the employee
may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and
vibration. The employee may work near
moving mechanical parts and in precarious places.
The employee must be able to work
harmoniously, cooperatively and courteously with others at all times. The employee must be able to interact well with
people who are under physical and emotional stress as well as the ability to
maintain a calm manner in stressful and emergency situations. The employee must be able to respond to
difficult situations, ease tensions and address disturbances.
COMPLETION OF BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND MEDICAL/DRUG SCREENING ARE MANDATORY
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT. TOWN OF MONTVILLE IS AN EOE.
Applications must be submitted to the Mayor’s Office at 310
Norwich-New London Turnpike. PLEASE CALL 860-848-6701 WITH QUESTIONS.
Application may be downloaded and then mailed or dropped off to the Mayor’s
Office from the TownofMontville.org website under Human Resources, then
DATE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS IS 4:30 P.M. ON OCTOBER 15, 2021