is a very responsible, technical, part-time (no medical benefits) administrative
position involving the direction of a municipal tax collection operation
following specific CT Tax Collector State Statues, The Assistant Tax
Collector administers, directs and participates in the billing and collection
of: Real Estate, Motor Vehicle, Motor Vehicle Supplement, Personal Property
taxes, and Sewer/Water Assessments. The collection and processing of moneys
collected, and the preparation of collection reports. This position also has
the responsibility for making difficult tax decisions and must work well with
the Assessor/Tax Collector.
Works under the direction of the Town Tax
Collector and must maintain good relations with First
Selectman, Board of Finance, and Financial Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Helps the public by explaining tax collection
procedures and law.
Investigates and resolves complaints.
Answers phone and informs Tax Collector of all
problem calls and/or problems.
Accept payments for all forms of taxes, post to individual accounts, balance
daily, and make
deposits to bank.
Open mail - Research all return mail.
Helps P/T Tax/Assessor Clerk in understanding
duties as listed above.
Evaluates current collection practices and
data processing applications and proposes procedural
change as warranted.
Knowledge of accounting principles and